Research supported by the Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) may start in a lab, in the field, or on a supercomputer, but its ultimate destination is the hands of leaders and decision makers who are working to address environmental change in ways big and small.
To help researchers go the extra mile, ERI is supporting 7 new projects to bring climate and environmental science into the classrooms and communities of Indiana residents and others. The projects range from digital storytelling about Indiana’s changing southern hills landscape, to audio stories on environmental justice issues, to new curricula for K-12 students.
“Finding solutions to climate change and other environmental issues starts with fostering awareness and creating opportunities for more people to engage,” said ERI Director Janet McCabe. “We are eager to see these projects draw awareness to Hoosiers' daily connections to environmental change and resilience.”
The projects the institute will support include: