I asked myself whether cotton vs. linen shirts, or nylon or denim pants, left a greater footprint on the environment.
Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO) technology utilizes high pressure and temperature conditions to transform human and animal waste into safe drinking water. A prototype being tested on Duke’s campus has the capability of treating waste produced by 1,000 people.
As shocking as watching people walk around the Bay Area with surgical masks on due to smoke and horrendous air quality, it is starting a discussion. When public health and environmental issues become visible, the results of climate change become relevant.
With the Duke Conservation Society, I recently visited the Carolina Tiger Rescue, a 55-acre sanctuary in Pittsboro, North Carolina, that is home to tigers, lions and more.
Student life can get hectic so being able to take a short drive to the beautiful Eno River State Park is a wonderful amenity to have.
Two degrees. This has always been the focus, the threshold, the point of no return. At the San Francisco Global Climate Action Summit, a temperature increase of two degrees no longer seemed urgent enough. And it isn’t.
Several new studies suggest that air pollutants in general—gases as well as particles—may be responsible for widespread cognitive decline in the human population
We need to take better care of the members of our community by recognizing the different ways our identities impact our mental and emotional well-being and, thus, our academic and professional work.
The opposition to global warming theory would melt in the face of an experiment with five Earth’s receiving no treatment and five Earth’s with CO2 added to the atmosphere
On National Holiday Week, I took a trip to Shanghai, playing tourist in the vast megacity that Kunshan orbits.