UofSC experts: Environment, Climate Change and Conservation

The University of South Carolina has a number of faculty members who specialize in environmental protection, climate change, biodiversity and conservation.

Climate action, biodiversity and conservation

Carol Bogs, Professor of Biology and Ecology, Climate and / or Land Use Climate Change may have an impact on biodiversity and diversity, the effects of climate change species and federal land conservation on biodiversity and wildlife habitat. She can also talk about the effects of non-native invaders on ecology and communities. To arrange an interview, contact Brian Gentry, brgentry@sc.edu.

John Kufer, You can discuss the impact of geography, federal land and water conservation. He teaches courses on federal land management and the national park system, and conducts research on natural resource management to address the impact of climate change on fish, wildlife, wildlife, and ecosystems. To arrange an interview, contact Brian Gentry, brgentry@sc.edu.

Xuefeng “Nick” Peng Discuss how microorganisms affect climate change (including the consumption and production of greenhouse gases) and how they affect climate change and other human activities. He studies both oceanic systems in open ocean systems, such as swamps and low-oxygen zones. His work gives new perspectives on how marine communities respond to environmental changes, including pollution, heat, and oxygen. To arrange an interview, contact Brian Gentry, brgentry@sc.edu.

Honorable Research Professor Jennifer R. Sustainability to deal with climate stress can be discussed on decades to thousands of scales. Her professionalism is to understand how human actions shape the environment around them in ways that support urban activities or stimulate food and resource systems in which cities are supported. To arrange an interview, contact Brian Gentry, brgentry@sc.edu.

Lori Zilkolsky Expert in biogeochemistry, geochemistry and climate change. She can talk about the importance of climate change in the global carbon imbalance and how we can address this thorny problem at the state and local levels. Her current work focuses on the importance of meaningful action at the municipal level. In addition to teaching about climate change and marine science, Zyolkovsky is chairman of the Colombian Climate Protection Action Committee. To arrange an interview, contact Brian Gentry, brgentry@sc.edu.

Development and Land Use Plan

Josh Eagle, He is a professor of environmental law, studying business and housing issues related to coastal development, including the division of oceans and excavations. He was also a member of the South Carolina Blue Ribbon Committee, which was established in 2010 to review the effectiveness of current state laws and regulations in the state. Contact Rob Sherner for an interview rschaller@sc.edu, 803-777-5611.

Ann Eisenberg, Professor of Environmental Law, focuses on research on land use planning, particularly in rural communities, and explores how law, policy, and public institutions affect rural economic opportunities. She runs a local law clinic that helps them deal with legal issues related to customer protection, sustainability and community development initiatives. Prepare an interview, contact Rob Schaller, rschaller@sc.edu, 803-777-5611.

Assistant Professor David Funete It can discuss water policy, water and sanitation, and the local economy and policy. As an environmental economist and urban planner, the study focuses on infrastructure planning, environmental policy, and international development, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, providing water and sanitation services. To arrange an interview, contact Brian Gentry, brgentry@sc.edu.

Power, utilities and oil and gas

Connor Harrison, Associate Professor of Geography studies the transformation of the energy industry. He is ready to discuss renewable energy and the role of government policy, investment and other factors in green energy development. His research focuses on the relationship between energy and society, focusing on the relationship between political economy and energy. Past research has traced the historic growth of electricity supply systems and markets in South America and energy poverty in rural North Carolina. To arrange an interview, contact Brian Gintry, brgentry@sc.edu.

Nathan Richardson, He can speak on environmental law, US climate policy (especially greenhouse gas regulation under clean air law), oil and gas development (including hydraulic fractures), and various environmental and energy issues, and the evolution of the electricity sector. Contact Rob Sherner for an interview rschaller@sc.edu, 803-777-5611.

L Lee Welton, Professor of Environmental Law, has written extensively on how we can change our electrical networks. Her research focuses on how climate change can change energy and environmental law and governance, and teaches courses in energy law, environmental law and policy, and climate change law. To schedule an interview, contact Rob Schaller at rschaller@sc.edu, 803-777-5611.

Corporate social responsibility and reuse

Andrew Spepper, Associate Professor of International Business, the study focuses on corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Serving on the South Carolina Recycling Market Development Advisory Council, Spicer helps advise the state’s recycling industry by advising to increase recycling practices in Palmetto. His global business skills also enable him to connect globally and locally to understand what will happen to waste and recyclables after they are dumped. Recent changes in the international regulations of the recycling industry are changing waste management economies in a way that most individuals and businesses do not yet fully understand. Contact Leigh-Ann Lawrence, leigh-anne.lawrence@moore.sc.edu to schedule an interview.

Agriculture and soil

Associate Professor Robin “Booth” Clot, The scientist, who calls himself a soil health expert, is interested in working directly with farmers Soil health Projects that emit carbon dioxide, increase farm profits and reduce carbon emissions. His love for the soil has moved him through the role of video fiction. The documentary “Under the Covered Farmers” and the recent series “Soil Health Science” and “International Soil Year” were co-produced with the support of farmers. Contact Brian Genrin for an interview, brgentry@sc.edu.

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