The Trump administration has waged an all-out assault on the nation’s environmental laws for the past four years. Here is what the Biden administration will look to accomplish.
As the U.S. wades deeper into a brutal fall surge of the coronavirus, Americans are living under a growing list of restrictions aimed at curbing the exponential rise of COVID-19 that come in all shapes and sizes.
“Micro-clusters” of Covid cases are now the focus in New York City’s battle against the pandemic. After a devastating spring in which COVID-19 took over 20,000 lives across its five boroughs, city public health officials and legislators have taken the fight against the virus to the streets.
Climate change continues to affect the lives of Hoosiers and people around the world in unprecedented ways, but in 2020 a pair of crises—the COVID-19 pandemic and persistent structural racism—broadened conversations surrounding environmental research.
Loss of ecology is a key reason for this pandemic, and scientists warn that pandemics will not only get more frequent but also become more fatal in the future.
On Nov. 13, ERI and Concerned Scientists at IU hosted a virtual panel connecting the 2020 election to big issues related to science, public health, and the environment.
The Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies' sixth conference on America's Role in the World will pay tribute to former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton, one of the school's namesakes and an exemplar of placing principle over politics for more than 50 years.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one-third of adults say they face difficulty meeting their regular household expenses. As temperatures continue to drop, unemployment remains high, and additional pandemic relief aid is stalled, activists are warning about an energy crisis: a growing number of Americans who are unable to pay for utility bills like gas, heat, electricity and water.
In the home stretch of the 2020 campaign, presidential candidate Joe Biden leaned hard into the issue of climate change, giving a televised climate speech and running climate-focused ads in swing states. His campaign bet that this issue, once considered politically risky, would now be a winner.
A professor at Indiana University’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs was awarded a national prize for her work on climate change disruption.
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