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International cooperation still holds promise for combating climate change

Oct. 31, 2018

LBJ School of Public Affairs Prof. Joshua Busby, a leading expert on environmental politics, recently published two reports on climate change...

Combating climate is no longer a technological challenge, it’s an economic one

Oct. 31, 2018

The recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report offered some grim warnings, writes UT Energy Institute Research Associate Todd Davidson...

To rebuild its brand, UT’s Austin Technology Incubator is focusing on ‘deep tech’

Sept. 27, 2018

Closing in on its 30th year anniversary, the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) is refreshing its brand to play a larger role in Central Texas’ thriving startup scene...

New Geodetic Observatory one of 30 locations worldwide

Sept. 27, 2018

A new scientific facility under construction on the grounds of UT Austin’s famed McDonald Observatory will help scientists better understand Earth...

UT lands NSF funds for $60 million supercomputer

Sept. 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation has awarded $60 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center at UT Austin for a new supercomputer...

UT Energy Symposium kicks off fall semester

Sept. 27, 2018

The UT Energy Symposium commenced its fall semester of guest lectures on Thursday, Sept. 6 with a presentation from LBJ School of Public Affairs Research Prof. Raj Patel...

New study shows air pollution reduces global life expectancy by more than a year

Sept. 27, 2018

Air pollution shortens human lives by more than a year, according to a new study from a team of UT Austin environmental engineers and public health researchers...

UT engineers wrapping up work on prototype zero-emission delivery vans for UPS

Sept. 27, 2018

Former UT Energy Journalism Fellow Maria Gallucci explores the work of engineers at UT Austin’s Center for Electromechanics and...

John Goodenough powers through his 90s in his quest for a better battery

Sept. 27, 2018

Famed UT Engineering Prof. John Goodenough, who nearly 40 years ago secured his iconic stature for his role in inventing the lithium-ion battery...