CESD scientists focus on enhancing understanding of the impacts of global climate change. Through extensive field research and innovative climate modeling, the division aims to identify effective pathways to mitigate climate change and minimize its environmental and societal consequences.
EGD scientists focus on advancing tools and capabilities to help support sustainable use of Earth’s energy resources, especially as it relates to energy infrastructure, carbon capture and sequestration, water resource management, and the societal and environmental impact of energy acquisition.
EESA has taken on 5 ambitious, but achievable, Earth and Environmental Grand Challenges. These challenges embody our most urgent research objectives for the coming decade.