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Ensuring affordable energy, while preserving the environment and our natural resources, is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. Concerns about global climate change, increased pollution of air and water, and the depletion of natural resources have led to a growing awareness of how our energy needs are met and the potentially adverse consequences for the environment and public health.

Environmental engineers to study clean air, water, energy with NSF grants

Six faculty in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering from the School of Engineering & Applied Science have received nearly $1.8 million in three-year grants from the National Science Foundation to create a cleaner, safer environment.

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Washington University nets $3.4 million Energy grant

Washington University in St. Louis, a leader in advanced coal research and technology, will be contributing to President Barack Obama's sweeping climate action plan with research funded by a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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WUSTL researchers among group awarded $20 million for climate variability research

As part of a multi-institutional, $20 million effort, researchers at WUSTL will use imaging technology and images of public spaces to study climate variability and its potential agricultural, ecological and social impacts in Missouri.

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