Steven Scyphers In the Media
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The partnership will include the creation of a position for a postdoctoral fellow who will work to help save coastal communities from the effects of rising sea levels and other environmental threats. “Forget about mitigation,” said Geoff Trussell, the director of Northeastern’s Coastal Sustainability Institute. “We need to adapt.”
Climate change and research funding are hotly debated topics in the news these days, with both lawmakers and the public noting a great divide between the positions of Republicans and Democrats. Two papers by Northeastern researchers from radically different disciplines—marine science and political science—point a way forward.