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Jan 06, 2023

Is California Still in a Drought?

Auroop Ganguly, director of the Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory at Northeastern University, Boston, told Newsweek, “On the hydrometeorological hazards side, heat waves are getting—and are further projected to get—even hotter, cold snaps persisting even if growing less frequent, heavy precipitation getting heavier, and so on.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Peter Furth

Dec 21, 2022

‘The Anxiety Is Unreal’ for Parents at Boston Intersection Where Kids Have to Dodge Cars

Peter Furth, a professor at Northeastern University, has been studying the traffic issues and says he met with officials at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Tuesday in an effort to find a solution. (Featured in NBC Boston)

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Peter Furth

Dec 14, 2022

MassDOT Plans to Tweak Its Highway ‘Blunder’ in Back Bay

Featured in a StreetsBlog article, a 2015 research project by Northeastern University student Dixian Qui and civil engineering professor Peter Furth made the argument that the Bowker Overpass is unnecessary, even under traffic engineers’ traditional logic that prioritizes minimal amounts of delay for people in cars.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Dec 13, 2022

23 Predictions for 2023

“We need to be open to the possibility of relocation” says Auroop R. Ganguly, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University (featured in Grist Magazine)

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Samuel Munoz

Dec 05, 2022

Are Volcanoes Impacted by Climate Change? Or Is it the Other Way Around?

MES/CEE Assistant Professor Samuel Munoz was featured in the Phys.org article “Are volcanoes impacted by climate change? Or is it the other way around?“

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Nov 21, 2022

A Million Migrating Birds Expecting Kansas Wetlands Will Find Dust

Auroop Ganguly, director of the Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory at Northeastern University, Boston, told Newsweek, “On the hydrometeorological hazards side, heat waves are getting—and are further projected to get—even hotter, cold snaps persisting even if growing less frequent, heavy precipitation getting heavier, and so on.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Nov 07, 2022

Invest 98-L’s Spaghetti Models Reveal Storm Nicole’s Path Toward Florida

Auroop Ganguly, director of the Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory at Northeastern University, told Newsweek, “On the hydrometeorological hazards side, heat waves are getting—and are further projected to get—even hotter, cold snaps persisting even if growing less frequent, heavy precipitation getting heavier, and so on.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 27, 2022

‘If I Were a Hospital, I’d be Reading the Tea Leaves’: Pressures Grow on the Health Care Industry to Reduce its Climate Pollution

The widely quoted statistic that health care accounts for 8.5% of the nation’s emissions was developed by Matthew Eckelman, associate professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University, Yale’s Sherman, and other colleagues.  (Featured in Stat News)

Civil & Environmental Engineering