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Institute Researcher Speaks at Recognition Ceremony
New Center Website Launched
The Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions has launched a new website. Visit it at: http://center.sustainability.duke.edu
Created in 2010, the center is home to internationally recognized researchers who are dedicated to conducting and making readily available research, data and policies on sustainability. The Center doesn't advocate, it supports independent and transparent sustainability research that can be used by government, industry and other decision makers to meet global sustainability challenges.
This policy brief, co-authored by a Nicholas Institute researcher, outlines recommendations for monitoring and addressing potential environmental and human health risks related to hydraulic fracturing.
Staffer Earns Environmental Award
The Cape Fear River Assembly recently presented Bill Holman with their J.W. Pate Award, a tribute to his contributions to conservation and environmental protection.
Law Journal Publishes Institute Study
A paper in Pace Environmental Law Review examines how offset programs proposed in recent climate legislation would be affected by the requirements of laws such as the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.
Report: The Science on Blue Carbon
The natural science of blue carbon is evolving rapidly, and many policy makers remain uncertain about the biophysical potential of these habitats as engines of carbon storage. This report summarizes what is known and unknown about blue carbon.
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