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The economy as complement, not detriment, to environment

Jennifer Baka works to identify methods to foster synergies between environmental regulation and economic development while building relationships in the community. Read More

Digging into the past

Sarah Ivory and her team investigate middens in order to understand how the climate changed in the past, and how plants, animals, and even humans, responded. Read More

Scientists create road map for improving carbon estimates

Penn State researchers found that a common tool used to understand how the carbon dioxide moves between the atmosphere and ecosystems may be overconfident because of uncertainties in the release of carbon dioxide by the combustion of fossil fuels. Read More

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COVID-19 Response

Coronavirus Updates

At this time, IEE is operating remotely as we continue to serve our mission and strive to protect our staff and community during this unprecedented and challenging time. Penn State research labs, including the Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL)​, have been asked to reduce activity by March 24.

IEE Coronavirus Information and Resources
Upcoming Events
As the University manages its response to the coronavirus pandemic, many events have been postponed, canceled, or moved to online events.
Geologic and Climatic Controls on the Resilience of Headwater Watersheds
March 30, 2020
Presenter: Roman DiBiase
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CANCELED: Colloquium on the Environment
Presenter: Robert Bullard
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CANCELED: Rivers of Power
Presenter: Laurence C. Smith
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POSTPONED UNTIL FALL: Wildlife Decline in the Anthropocene: Consequences for Ecosystems and Humans
Presenter: Rodolfo Dirzo
NEW DATE: ICDS Symposium
Sept. 2–3, 2020
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Sept. 9, 2020
Presenter: Odette Mina
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Workforce Development in Emerging Fields 2020
Deadline: March 30, 2020
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Coronavirus Research Seed Fund 
Deadline: March 31, 2020
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Huck Innovative & Transformational Seed (HITS) Fund
Deadline: April 15, 2020
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