News In May 2015

David Jespersen, doctoral student in plant biology, received the Graduate School–New Brunswick Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research. Jesperson completed his dissertation on heat-tolerance traits and genes in bentgrass. Read about him and his journey from studying psychology to plant biology here.

The first installment of The Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) from The U.S Department of Energy has been released. The QER examines the nation’s energy infrastructure and its vulnerabilities. Click here to read more.

Community, and local climate change and energy outreach resources has been released by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, here, here, and here.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration releases its April Climate Update: the global averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for April 2015 was the fourth highest for the month since record keeping began in 1880. Read the full report here.