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Climate migrants don’t fit neatly into the legal definitions of refugee or migrant, and that can leave them in limbo. The Biden administration is debating how to identify and help them. Associate Professor Amanda Carrico and colleagues share on The Conversation. Read more
Satellites can already spot a new fire within minutes, but the information they beam back to Earth isn't getting to everyone who needs it or being used as well as it could be. Natasha Stavros, CU Earth Lab Analytics Hub director, shares on The Conversation. Read more
Users do spend some time thinking about whether information is true; the decision to share it (even if it’s fake news) depends on the topic and the type of message. Doctoral media researcher Gregory Gondwe and colleagues share on The Conversation. Read more