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Climate Change Research

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About this Issue

EPA Climate Change Research

Science Features

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Climate Change and Watersheds: Exploring the Links

EPA researchers are using climate models and watershed simulations to better understand how climate change will affect streams and rivers.

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Helping to Protect Wild Salmon

EPA researchers and partners are working to help protect South Fork Nooksack River Watershed salmon from warming waters.

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The Science Matters Podcast: Climate Change Research with EPA's Dr. Andy Miller

The Associate Director for Climate for the Agency's Air, Climate, and Energy Research Program answers questions about climate change research.

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Climate Change and the Health of Older Americans

EPA researchers are exploring the links between climate change and health effects for older Americans.

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Climate Ready Estuaries Program

EPA researchers assess coastal habitats to identify vulnerabilities and help communities prepare.

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Greener Cleanups at Hazardous Waste Sites

An EPA guide helps Superfund managers reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions during cleanup operations.

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Breaking Through? Evaluating Technologies for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

EPA modelers develop innovative methods to assess low-carbon technologies.

EPA Researchers at Work

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Planning for a Changing Climate: Meet EPA Scientist Jordan West, Ph.D.

Aquatic ecologist Jordan West, Ph.D., talks about her research on the impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems, mainly coral reefs and wetlands. Read more Researcher@Work profiles.

In The News

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EPA-supported Small Business Featured in The New Yorker "Innovation" Issue

Ecovative Design, an EPA Small Business Innovative Research awardee, was featured in The New Yorker.

My Air, My Health

My Air, My Health Winner Announced

On June 4, 2013 EPA and the National Institutes of Health named the team of David Kuller, Gabrielle Savage Dockterman, and Dot Kelly as the winner of the as the winner of the My Air, My Health Challenge.

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New York Times Blog Features EPA Scientist

EPA research chemist Ron Williams was featured on The New York Times’ health blog “Well” for a post about innovative efforts by EPA to support and tap the development of new technologies to monitor air quality.

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EPA's Dr. Glenn Paulson Named Board Certified Environmental Scientist

Glenn Paulson, Ph.D., Science Advisor to the EPA Administrator, was recently honored as only the fourth Board Certified Environmental Scientist by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists Exit EPA Disclaimer (AAEES).

Science Matters is produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development. All content is copyright free, and can be reprinted without permission.

Comments, feedback, and suggestions for future stories are welcome.

Please contact Aaron Ferster: ferster.aaron@epa.gov.

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