UAlbany Experts Available to Discuss Active 2021 Hurricane Season

ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 8, 2021) – As we hit mid-September, many experts in the atmospheric science community, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, are proving to be right on their predictions of an active 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Already,…

UAlbany Experts Available to Discuss the Fall 2021 Return to the Classroom

ALBANY, N.Y. (Aug. 25, 2021) – As students across the country prepare for a return to in-person learning this fall, the coronavirus is surging again, with the delta variant now accounting for most new U.S. cases and the number of…

In Wake of European Commission Fines on Carmakers, Economists Assess the Societal Cost of Corporate Collusion on Emissions Technology

There are several ways for a business to make a dollar, and an often illegal one is collusion among corporations. But the usual practice is an agreement to keep prices high or quantities low. Less investigated, however, is collusion on non-compliance of regulations — and in the auto industry, those often mean environmental regulations.

UAlbany Experts Available to Speak on Earth Day Topics

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 21, 2021) – Tomorrow marks the annual tradition known as “Earth Day,” a global movement to demonstrate the importance of environmental protection. This year’s celebration could not be timelier with increasingly extreme weather events such as wildfires…

UAlbany Researchers to Develop AI Solutions for Winter Weather at New $20 Million NSF Institute

Researchers at the University at Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) are contributing to a new National Science Foundation (NSF) institute that will advance the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies to improve our understanding of weather and climate, including its societal impacts and related decision-making.

Experts: Prepare for Active 2020 Hurricane Season Amid COVID-19

ALBANY, N.Y. (Aug. 4, 2020) – While emergency responders are continuing to focus on the COVID-19 crisis, another threat is looming – a potentially very active and destructive Atlantic hurricane season. Already, Hanna, the first named hurricane of the 2020…

Study: Climate Scientists Create Model for Global Forest Growth Through 2060

In a new study, researchers at the University at Albany have turned to more than a century’s worth of data (from 1901 to 2012) in NOAA’s International Tree Ring Data Bank to both analyze historical tree growth at 3,579 forests around the world and create a model for future projections (from 2045 to 2060).

UAlbany Emergency Management, Public Health Experts Available to Discuss COVID-19

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 17, 2020) — As we continue to prepare for a rise in COVID-19 cases, experts from the University at Albany’s first-in-the-nation College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) and School of Public Health are looking…