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  • The Economics and (In)efficiency of...

    Recycling has long been recognized as a valuable exercise, with examples in Greece and Japan dating back thousands of years, but the...

  • How California Put an End...

    California’s November 2016 election ballot wasn’t headlined by candidates for the presidency or Senate. The state’s preference on those fronts...

  • An Uncertain Future for the...

    At the end of the day, the climate is all that matters. Humans have evolved under a certain set of...

  • How Communities Can Survive and...

    When disaster strikes on a national level, enormous federal and state programs get involved to mobilize emergency response personnel, disaster...

  • Charting a Path Towards Building...

    In 2004, Hurricane Ivan slammed into the construction site of the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Hotel. What was intended to be...

  • Putting a Price Tag on...

    The atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) in 2016. The United States alone emitted approximately 5.3 gigatons of...

  • The Electric Vehicle Revolution is...

    California has been on the forefront of clean technology for many years.  Because of its special pollution problems, the 1963...

  • The Hidden Costs of Fast...

    An American household spends, on average, $1,700 per year replacing last year’s clothes. Where do all of the unwanted clothes go? Some...

  • Bridging Communities Through Social Media

    Given the significant amount of attention people pay to scrolling through or interacting with anything that pops up on Facebook,...

  • The Looming Threat of Ocean...

    In 2008, many oyster hatcheries throughout Washington state experienced a dramatic death of their larvae. Usually, outbursts of oyster deaths relate to...