MSU scientists studying consequences of climate change
Michigan State University researchers and outreach specialists are working to ensure the sustainability of our agriculture and natural resources systems amidst a changing climate.
Published on September 25, 2020
Michigan State University entomology assistant professor Will Wetzel and his lab analyze how extreme weather events and climate variability can influence interactions between insects and plants.
Published on September 24, 2020
What does a warming climate have to do with wildfires?
Published on September 15, 2020
Assistant Professor Scott Stark in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is tackling a worldwide environmental concern: what’s happening in the Amazon?
Published on July 21, 2020
Sasha Kravchenko, a professor in the MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, has received the Don and Betty Kirkham Soil Physics Award from the Soil Science Society of America.
Michigan State University poll reveals a majority of Americans are concerned about climate change, but unclear on sources and solutions
Published on July 13, 2020
The latest MSU Food Literacy and Engagement Poll measures understanding and attitudes of food issues related to climate change.
What is Mass Timber?
CANR assistant professor George Berghorn explains the materials and processes of the new cutting-edge building material.
of climate scientists agree that climate-warming trends over the past century are extremely likely due to human activities
The planet's average surface temperature has risen about
Fahrenheit since the late 19th century
Loss of forests contributes as much as 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions each year
February 2020 was the second-warmest February on record
CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere are at their highest levels in over 800,000 years