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The Penn State community includes a wide range of faculty members and researchers who contribute to an open, public dialogue on important political issues across the state, nation and world. Our faculty often speak with the media on research related to issues that are top of mind during elections.Explore Available Resources
The recent arrival of El Nino could lead to new record temperatures and an increased risk for heavy rainfall and drought in certain locations around the world, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. On top of El Nino, data show that the past eight years have been the warmest in modern history, leading to an increase in extreme weather events. From hurricanes to catastrophic flooding, weather disasters cost the U.S. more than $165 billion in 2022, according to NOAA.Explore Available Resources
Penn State has one of the largest clusters of infectious disease, data and policy scientists in its Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD), where researchers are readily available to help us better understand how new pandemic viruses emerge, mutate and evolve; the efficacy of vaccines and therapeutics in development; and the mathematic modeling that can measure public health outcomes and identify ways to manage outbreaks.
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