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Expertise AreasClimate Change

The University of Maryland is a global leader in the study of climate change, with faculty experts working across disciplines to understand the intersections of ecosystems, energy, human health and sustainable development and their collective environmental impact.

Areas of Expertise in Climate Change: ecosystems, environmentalism, data collection, energy, human health, sustainable development

This page highlights several of our faculty with expertise in this area. To find additional faculty experts on this topic, contact the Office of University Communications at

    Climate Change related content

    Climate Change Experts

    Tatiana Laboda

    Professor, Department of Geographical Sciences

    College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Robert C. Orr

    Professor and Dean

    School of Public Policy

    Anand Patwardhan


    School of Public Policy

    Rosina Bierbaum

    Research Professor; Roy F. Westin Chair in Natural Economics

    School of Public Policy

    Russell Dickerson


    College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

    Ross Salwitch


    College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

    Ellen Williams

    Distinguished University Professor

    College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

    Climate Change News Releases

    University of Maryland Accelerates Emissions-Cutting Goal

    President Pines announces university’s aims for carbon neutrality by 2025, all electric fleet by 2035

    Climate Change in the News

    Apple Podcasts

    What is the Paris Climate Accord


    Rare ozone hole opens over Arctic — and it’s big

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