New Center for Urban and Coastal Climate Science Research

Posted by Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities on April 16, 2024

Morgan State University and the State of Maryland have recently taken a significant step towards addressing the issue of climate change by establishing a new Center for Urban and Coastal Climate Science Research. The Center’s primary objective will be to work alongside the global scientific community and policymakers to develop effective solutions to mitigate the adverse implications of climate change impacting our planet. It is one of six centers that Morgan has launched over the past five years and represents one of the “Peaks of Excellence” recommended by a  Blue-Ribbon Panel on STEM Research Expansion that the University recently convened. Funding for the new center comes as part of Maryland Gov. Wes Moore’s recently released FY25 budget; the state has committed to investing $3 million annually for the Center’s operation.

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