Tag Archives: Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

IPR discusses Iowa’s water


Iowa Public Radio has released a piece about the state of Iowa’s water supply. The beginning of the segment focuses on the research of University of Iowa assistant professor, and CGRER member, Craig Just. He discusses his research using mussels … Continue reading

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CGRER’s research video projects


Iowa Now has featured an article about the research video projects that the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) is producing. The first series of videos created by CGRER primarily focuses on graduate student researchers at UI. Those videos … Continue reading

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IOWA CLIMATE STATEMENT: THE DROUGHT OF 2012


(Des Moines) Iowans can expect more extreme weather like the 2012 drought thanks to changes in the climate caused by greenhouse gases.  That’s according to a statewide group of Iowa scientists who believe that Iowans should act now to reduce … Continue reading

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Audio: UI’s Jerry Schnoor discusses phytoremediation


Jerry Schnoor is a Professor in the University of Iowa’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. He is also the co-director of the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER). Phytoremediation refers to the process of using plants to mitigate … Continue reading

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UI’s Cory Forbes helps foster K-12 science


In the 2007 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), which assesses 4th-8th graders around the world, the United States ranked 11th in the science category. These kinds of results have both caused concern and spurred new research about … Continue reading

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Schnoor speaks with IPR about EPA


University of Iowa professor and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research co-director Jerry Schnoor spoke the other day with Iowa Public Radio. Schnoor explained the concerns he has for the Environmental Protection Agency’s future. He originally addressed these concerns … Continue reading

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Iowa’s climate experts discuss climate change


The Gazette has released an article where experts around the state address climate change and its affects on Iowa. The experts include Iowa State University professor, and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research member, Eugene Takle. According to Takle, … Continue reading

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Jerry Schnoor advises EPA on future


University of Iowa professor and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) co-director Jerry Schnoor has helped create a report advising the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The “Science for Environmental Protection: The Road Ahead” report from the National Research … Continue reading

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CGRER co-director writes climate change column


The Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research’s co-director Jerry Schnoor has released a column on climate change. In the article, Schnoor discusses how trends in record temperatures can indicate climate change. The United States has seen about two record … Continue reading

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UI professor hopes to foster sustainability education


University of Iowa professor, and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research member, Craig Just participated in a small forum aimed at developing a booklet on sustainability education. This booklet will soon be available on a website Just is creating. … Continue reading

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