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Vanderbilt engineers play role in Tennessee climate change report

Sep. 25, 2012—The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, University of Memphis and the Tennessee Department of Health in a new...

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NSF funding boosts VIEE Sri Lanka project

Sep. 4, 2012—The small island nation of Sri Lanka exemplifies some of the worst conditions and best responses to the world’s environmental challenges. Located in Southern Asia off the coast of India, Sri Lanka is about the size of West Virginia. The country’s climate, terrain, natural resources and socio-political conditions combine to present a microcosm of how...

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VIEE Director attends Obama’s summer event at White House for presidential appointees

Jun. 7, 2012—George M. Hornberger, director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment, attended the annual summer event for federal appointees at the White House June 5. Hornberger serves as a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, and help evaluate Department of Energy activities related to implementing the Nuclear Waste Policy Act and provided...

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VIEE fellow to participate in Young Scientists Summer Program

Mar. 23, 2012—Debra Perrone, a Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment fellow, has been selected to participate in the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Young Scientists Summer Program. The IIASA, located in Laxenburg, Austria, is an international research organization that conducts policy-oriented research. IIASA’s annual Young Scientists Summer Program offers research opportunities to talented young researchers...

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Six-part lecture series to focus on environment, energy and sustainability

Jan. 20, 2009—Vanderbilt University experts on various aspects of the environment, energy and sustainability will share insights during a six-part spring semester lecture series open to the general public Vanderbilt University experts on various aspects of the environment, energy and sustainability will share insights during a six-part spring semester lecture series open to the general public. Saturday...

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