Topic: climate change

Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
People | September 16, 2021
UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.
A boat sails along the water at Lake Mead with the bathub ring and mountains pictured in the background
Research | August 17, 2021
UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet explains what it means and how climate change plays a role.
An image of Lake Mead and mountains in the background
Research | July 22, 2020
New study from UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet links Arctic and tropical Pacific warming to ancient climate records, providing parallels to today.
Matthew Lachniet stands in the midst of a cave in Guatemala with speleothems surrounding him.
Research | February 5, 2020
New UNLV research provides context for climate history of Guatemalan rainforests.
A dry lake bed at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Research | June 6, 2019
UNLV researcher develops new method for categorizing climate change beliefs and shares tactics for communicating with deniers.
Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore gives a speech.
Campus News | April 24, 2019
Nobel Laureate, former U.S. vice president, and author of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ visits UNLV at 3 p.m. April 30; tickets are free.
A portrait of George Rhee, a professor of physics and astronomy at UNLV.
Research | January 4, 2019
UNLV physicist developed a calculator to compute the significance of using renewables in a warming world.
Research | November 28, 2018
Climate change researcher Matt Lachniet explains the impacts of hotter temperatures.
Emma Frances Bloomfield
Research | October 18, 2017
Four stumbling blocks impede clear communication on climate change.
Research | September 26, 2012
UNLV-led research team ties spike in ancient oceanic oxygen levels to earliest animal biodiversity; findings reported in Sept. 27 issue of journal Nature.
Research | July 16, 2012
A collection of stories featuring interesting discoveries driven by UNLV that have made news in 2012.
Research | January 25, 2012
Scientists link fate of Mesoamerican civilizations to climate change