What will happen to U.S. environmentalism during the reign of Trump? According to Trump’s “America First Energy Plan”, the administration plans to eliminate “harmful and unnecessary policies,” which evidently include the Climate Action Plan andContinue reading
Some…..claim that…,,the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increases the cost of electricity and kills economic growth.
As this next semester comes to a close, I realize that this spring will mark two years since I graduated from Duke. Of course, I haven’t totally left the amazing Duke Environment team. Being aContinue reading
The recycling culture of Copenhagen is one of ease and encouragement. When first meeting the Danish students who would be living with me, they mentioned the competition over who gets to turn in the recyclables.Continue reading
Earlier this month, I had the opportunity be a part of “A Community on Ecosystem Services” (ACES for short) in Jacksonville, Florida. Through the ACES conference, which was attended by over 500 federal agency employees, academicContinue reading
In my final weeks as a student living in Denmark, I wanted to take this time to reflect on what I think is one of the most intriguing things about the city of Copenhagen. WhenContinue reading
The New York Times published a recent article titled “A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change”. The article centered on the fate of the Inupiat—a group that has livedContinue reading
Maybe, just maybe, we have a choice.
We can dare to do the unthinkable.
I’ve been watching the Standing Rock protest closely over the past few months. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the protest, conflict arose last year after the US Army Corps of Engineers failedContinue reading
When it was published in 1968, The Population Bomb, written by Dr. Paul Ehrlich, brought global awareness of the problems of our burgeoning human population. Last week, the Nicholas School was treated to a lecture by the author himself, tackling on mass extinction and the environmental consequences of continual economic growth.