Environment: A Clearer Vision for a Cleaner World

Advancing the world is only possible if it's a clean, sustainable place to live, and preserving the environment is a job for everyone. At Carolina, we are working to create, advance and implement clean technology to help drive economic growth and develop technology breakthroughs supporting water and food security, among other initiatives.

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    Testing Water Systems for COVID-19

    UNC-Chapel Hill researcher Rachel Noble is studying the transmissibility of COVID-19 through water and the environment.

    Environment

    Going to the source

    Two UNC-Chapel Hill applied mathematicians realized the beautiful holy lakes of the Himalayas could be a crystal ball into climate change.

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    Tiny particles, big discoveries

    Will Vizuete captures aerosols from around the world and brings them back for testing in his lab.

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    Combining Carolina Courses

    Exploring and writing about the everchanging coast of North Carolina

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    Preparing the next generation of energy leaders

    The Duke Energy Foundation funds Carolina programs that prepare future leaders for the energy workforce.

    Environment

    Climate Game-Changers

    Carolina undergraduates traveled to Ecuador to take a closer look at the Andes Mountains' carbon sink.