The visible and invisible chemical landscapes of Houston, and the potential they hold for local and wide-spread catastrophe, played a major role in my decision to pursue grad school in environmental management.
Enhancement of natural carbon sinks would allow a more orderly withdrawal of fossil fuels from our economy during the next several decades.
The controversial Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Refuge is an attempt to maintain some shelter for endangered marine organisms.
I’m a huge proponent of being a life-long learner, especially in our environmental field. I took as many classes as I could at the Nicholas School, but still I feel there remains so much more to learn.
Forest biomass is not carbon-neutral in a meaningful time frame.
Bill McKibben is the first to admit that he’s a natural introvert, more comfortable writing his thoughts on the page than exclaiming them to an audience. But his years of public activism and personal dedication to the cause shone through in all he had to say, and I don’t think I was alone in hanging onto his every word.
During the first month of school, I was lucky enough to attend two conferences back-to-back on the West Coast. I experienced far more than can ever fit on a Top-10 list but here are my hot takes & highlights.
In the United States, dogs and cats consume the dietary energy of 62 million people, which is about 20% of our population.
The assault on basic knowledge and its discovery is likely to leave our nation behind in the competitive international arena