environmental economics

Ben Siegelman
conservation, environmental economics, environmental policy, forests, internships, Monitoring for Community Engagement in Filipino Mangrove Restoration, students, sustainability, travel

Questioning Our Roots

“Hi Joe!” I hear this cheery call often while doing community-based conservation in the Philippines. Filipinos frequently call foreigners “Joe.” It’s a rich, if casual, reference to the military nature of U.S.-Filipino relations: “Joe” derivesContinue reading

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Anne Martin
alumni, climate, conservation, energy, environmental economics, environmental health, environmental policy, students, sustainability, water

California Wildfires: A Dire Warning for Us All

In a year of natural disasters, fires consumed California, followed by terrifying mudslides. We’re woefully underprepared to pay for the consequences of climate change. If ever there was a time to act, it’s now. It’s never been more clear.

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Bill Schlesinger
air pollution, climate, conservation, energy, environmental economics, environmental policy, environmental politics, faculty, natural habitat, population growth, water pollution

Freshman year report card

Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/).  My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading

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