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  • Climate change may be one of the factors in the spread of the insect-borne diseases like Zika. Kristie Ebi is quoted. In the News
    National Geographic | February 1, 2016
  • Megan Cartwright (PhD, Environmental Toxicology, 2015) argues that lead pipes in Flint, Michigan, signal a larger problem--limiting children's exposure to lead, which can come from a variety of sources. In the News
    Slate | January 29, 2016
  • University scientists have a formidable record of accomplishment in the field of climate-change research, but they haven’t figured out how to stop it. Dean Howard Frumkin is quoted. In the News
    The Chronicle of Higher Education | January 27, 2016