Rutgers professors co-sign 'climate emergency' report

November 7, 2019

A “climate emergency” has been declared in a new report signed by 11,258 academics from around the world, including two professors from Rutgers University, according to an article in The Washington Post

Michael Lahr, a research professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and Judith Weis, professor emerita of biological sciences at Rutgers—Newark, signed the report, which stated that human activity is resulting in rising atmospheric and oceanic temperatures.

Lahr said that the University should focus on educating students about climate change, which could result in research and technological advancements that would facilitate these goals.

Daily Targum, November 6, 2019

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