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CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

Starting in January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change, and energy. The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has gathered environmental, political, and academic experts to speak on how U.S. environmental…

Wake Forest journalism professor covers his third consecutive UN Climate Summit

Wake Forest journalism professor covers his third consecutive UN Climate Summit

Wake Forest University Professor Justin Catanoso attended the United Nations conference on climate change in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the goal of continuing news coverage of climate change, with a particular focus on its impact on tropical forests. Catanoso is a journalism professor, a veteran journalist supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a…

Trump vows Paris Agreement pull out; world unites behind green economy

Trump vows Paris Agreement pull out; world unites behind green economy

by Justin Catanoso Climate delegates and NGOs meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, responded to threats this week by Donald Trump to quickly renege on the US commitment to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement. While the US under Pres. Obama led the way to the accord, COP22 summit attendees say that China is now likely to fill…

CEES Awards 2016 Fall Mini Grant

CEES Awards 2016 Fall Mini Grant

The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has awarded five mini grants to recipients dedicated to providing new research and scholarly activities at Wake Forest University. The CEES Research Committee chaired by Robert Erhardt, assistant professor of statistics, selected grant recipients based on the proposed project’s dedication to the Center’s mission of building a community…

Morocco plants millions of trees along roads to fight climate change

Morocco plants millions of trees along roads to fight climate change

by Justin Catanoso Through the program, which is headed by Morocco’s Highway Authority, more than three million trees have been planted with another 800,000 in the works by 2017. The country’s Department of Agriculture is partnering in the project, which conservationists say paints a stark contrast to many other countries where similar departments pose obstacles…

Upcoming Events

Jan 17

Environmental Policy with the Trump Administration: A Moderated Panel

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 6:00 PM * 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

    Starting in January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change, and energy. The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has gathered environmental, political, and academic experts to…

  • Wake Forest journalism professor covers his third consecutive UN Climate Summit

    Wake Forest University Professor Justin Catanoso attended the United Nations conference on climate change in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the goal of continuing news coverage of climate change, with a particular focus on its impact on tropical forests. Catanoso is a journalism professor, a veteran journalist supported by the Pulitzer Center…

  • Trump vows Paris Agreement pull out; world unites behind green economy

    by Justin Catanoso Climate delegates and NGOs meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, responded to threats this week by Donald Trump to quickly renege on the US commitment to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement. While the US under Pres. Obama led the way to the accord, COP22 summit attendees say that China…