Climate Change

Flooded road blocked with yellow tape and "high water" sign

Pounding the Pavement

New research from UNH shows that thicker asphalt could extend the life cycle of roads — and save money — as the effects of climate change stress them. Read More

Recent Stories

  • National Weather Service heat index map
    - Model Science
    Call them the fortunetellers of climate change: Climate models, which draw on the physics and chemistry of the Earth and its oceans and atmosphere, are at the heart of... Read More
  • Car driving on a flooded roadway
    - The New Normal
    As our climate changes, our food and forests, our transportation, even our health will become vulnerable. From pines to pavement, weeds to wheezing, UNH researchers are working on... Read More
  • Cameron Wake skiing in Denali National Park
    - All Eyes on the Arctic
    Each summer, a handful of UNH researchers pass up New England’s hard-won summer and head to the remote glaciers, peatlands and oceans on top of the world. There, they’re exploring... Read More
  • Portsmouth, NH
    - A Few of Our Favorite Things
    It’s not just about the money. It may seem that way when looking at the impact climate change could have on New Hampshire’s key tourism industries: The state annually collects $... Read More
  • head illustration
    - The People Factor
    With climate change affecting resources as nearby as the coastal waters of southern Maine and New Hampshire and in regions as distant as Brazil and Egypt, UNH professors are... Read More
  • Josephine Lamprey
    - Donor Bio: Josephine Lamprey
    Josephine A. Lamprey is a retired businesswoman, environmental pioneer and benefactor of sustainability programs at UNH. In 2012, she made a gift that established The Josephine A... Read More
  • Michael Ettlinger
    - The Policy People
    Michael Ettlinger was a newbie in the tax policy world when his boss turned to him one day and said: “Go do CNN for me.” Those were daunting words for someone who was still... Read More
  • University of New Hampshire
    - Not Just the Heat, It’s the Humans
    When it comes to adapting to the changing environment of the Great Basin in the North American West, for small mammals, warming associated with climate change is only part of the... Read More
  • UNH professor Larry Hamilton
    - Climate Change Cooperation
    Leaders from across the globe have convened in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ climate summit, where they are working toward a “strong climate agreement.” Here at UNH,... Read More
  • UNH research professor Changsheng Li
    - Changsheng Li (1941 – 2015)
    UNH research professor Changsheng Li of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Massachusetts General Hospital in... Read More