UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

The global review of 20,000 scientific articles led by Marta Vicarelli, assistant professor of economics and public policy, also finds that other benefits of nature-based solutions are “vastly underestimated.”

The researchers, led by Kara Peterman, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, aim to make greenhouse gas data more transparent, trustworthy and available.

Questionable voting, including vote purchasing, rife on X/Twitter, contributed to inaccurate impression of Trump’s electoral performance.

Research shows “first daughter” phenomenon extends to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.

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