Climate & Energy Central: Doing Science in Kansas

January 07, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Courtland exhibit features research on renewable energy, climate change

An exhibit in Courtland through February 29 will focus on Kansas scientists who work to address renewable energy and potential climate change. Four modules are on display at the Courtland Arts Center and can be seen by calling 785-527-0941 or email nick@jenrusfreelance.com.

•Farmscapes examines how land is used and the choices Kansas farmers make.

•Climate Science focuses on collecting local data and looking for braod climate trends, what the trends mean, and their impact on future decisions.

•Energy presents research to find better way to harest the sun’s energy, exploring prtoein based solar cells and nanotechnology.

•Pathways explores how Native american traditions can be used for a balanced relationship with nature.

The exhibit was previous on display at the Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan and other sites around the state. The research is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation through the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. The Courtland Arts Center received a Duclos Foundation grant to bring the exhibit to Republic County.

Read more about this exhibit here - http://www.nsfepscor.ku.edu/highlight-15.html


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