Because many carbon offset projects relate to forests, wetlands and other natural land uses, they also may provide a significant benefit in some areas for conservation of land and ecosystems. My Master’s Project looked to find what role carbon offsets play in promoting conservation in North Carolina.
I went to a talk by author Daniel Raimi to hear his expert take on fracking, an industry that is polarizing not just along the political spectrum but even within the environmental community itself.
New Orleans is, more and more, embracing development that is both environmentally and socially sustainable as it continues to rebuild from Hurricane Katrina.
Duke’s Environmental Law & Policy Clinic offers non-law students like Alex Rudee (MEM’18) the opportunity to dive headfirst into pro-bono legal cases.
Unlike tax reform, healthcare and financial regulation, addressing climate change will never work as a one-party issue. We all need to pitch in to create a livable climate.
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.
Telling stories about invisible particles in the air and upper atmosphere requires more creativity than most. And I had less than three months to find a way to pull it off.