ODU to Lead Nation in Climate Change Research

July 9, 2014 4:25 PM

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The complex nature of our society makes it challenging to adapt to sweeping changes in the environment. From New York City to Miami, New Orleans, San Francisco, Seattle, and even Norfolk, what we know is that major coastal cities in the U.S. are faced with rapidly rising sea levels. The issue is tied to our changing climate and we still haven’t begun developing the sort of practice-relevant knowledge that is necessary to be prepared, until now.

Following the announcement of the established Mitigation and Adaptation Research Institute (MARI) on June 3, 2014, Old Dominion University will now be home to the site in which all stakeholders of society will be working together to conduct research that will allow for major coastal cities in the U....

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