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Parks and the Battle for the Public Realm

February 12, 2020

Along 72nd to 158th Street on the Upper West Side, there’s an easy exit from

ISIS and the Climate Crisis: Galvanizing Political Momentum for Climate Action

February 4, 2020

When people hear the words, “global warming,” they typically don't think of terrorism. If they did, politicians would be far more likely to

Gentrification vs. Sustainable Neighborhood Development in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

December 20, 2019

May 2020 will see Memorial Day, three primary elections, and graduation at Columbia University. Newly-graduated Columbia students will flock out of their dorm rooms and

Amid a Growing Solar Industry, Fears of an Investment Bubble Loom

December 11, 2019

In 2017, global investment in solar energy was estimated to be a massive 161 billion dollars, an 18% increase from 2016 levels. These

The Lies of a Bamboo Toothbrush: The Plastic Industry’s Perverse Greenwashing

November 6, 2019

A bamboo toothbrush deconstructed: the bamboo handle, paper packaging box, plant-based nylon bristles, and plant-based wrapper. It comes with instructions too:

“Bamboo handle and paper box

Addressing The Root of American Socio-Environmental Justice

October 28, 2019

An infatuation with the land exists deep within the American psyche. In fact, this infatuation is ingrained within us as soon as we start our

Making the Best of It: A Review of Philosophical Approaches to Climate Change (Part 2)

October 18, 2019

So, last article we covered the more radical philosophies, those that either reject or transcend existing political and technological approaches to mitigating climate change. But

Making the Best of It: A Review of Philosophical Approaches to Climate Change (Part 1)

October 9, 2019

I’ve always loved the Ban Ki Moon quote “There is no Plan B because there is no Planet B.” With no hysteria or panic, it

Our Trash is Not Asia’s Treasure

September 20, 2019

There is something very disturbing at play when our trash can travel across international borders more easily than we can. Unbeknownst to most of the

Agriculture: The Sleeping Giant of Climate Change

September 12, 2019

When the Green New Deal recently set out objectives to reduce agricultural emissions, sarcastic dismissal from conservative media and politicians was swift. Wyoming Senator