Article on Climate Change and the Election

Despite increasing global attention and action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, climate change has become a contested political issue in the U.S. While Donald Trump has referred to climate change as a hoax, indigenous and environmental activists have mobilized to stop pipelines like Keystone XL and Dakota Access. Yet, why has climate change become politicized Read more about Article on Climate Change and the Election[…]

CO2 emissions from Negawatts: Cultural Values need to change

On our mailing list, Maurie Cohen raised attention to the following article in the Huffington Post, written our SCORAI member Richard Wilk. Cultural Values need to change if we want to slow down climate change. The CO2 emissions of sacred cows Richard Wilk Indiana University […] Several years ago we had our kitchen rebuilt by Read more about CO2 emissions from Negawatts: Cultural Values need to change[…]

To Travel or Not To Travel?

My carbon footprint from air travel is larger than it should be. In a typical year, I cross the Atlantic twice, cross the US from coast to coast once, and take several shorter trips within the US and Europe, with occasionally added side excursions to exotic places. Those side excursions usually happen when Philip and Read more about To Travel or Not To Travel?[…]