My Final Project is a video, sort of a public service announcement, that highlights some of the questions people have about ecological footprint, the conditions of the earth today, and changes that should be made for the future. Ecological footprint is something our entire planet needs to consider as well as individual countries and individual people. Many things factor into our personal footprint that are overlooked, and keeping this mind could help to preserve the environmental state of Earth.
Companies like to make a profit. Sometimes the side effect of that is toxic runoff that makes its way into local water systems. This runoff can cause large amounts of toxic algae to form in contaminated waterways, destroying local ecosystems in the process.
Half of the products we buy at the grocery stores are made with palm oil. To produce palm oil, traders such as Wilmar destroyed the rainforests. This video focus on the consequences of deforestation for palm oil industry. Link to the video: https://we.tl/t-d4W5iJJM25
New Special Issue, Journal of Applied Energy: Low Carbon Energy Systems and Energy Justice.
Group: Governance Sergio Dominguez, Benjamin Beliveau, Molly Steinberg, Julia Jankowski Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool works as a researcher and consultant on issues mentioning energy policy, energy security, climate change mitigation, and climate change adaptation. He does research on renewable energy, energy efficiency, politics of large scale energy infrastructure, designing public policy around energy security… Read more Wind Turbines and Invisible Technology: Unarticulated Reasons for Local Opposition to Wind Energy
Lauryn Hubbard, Zachary Chapins, Vianney Senlecq de Onís CM (2018) Energy Colonialism Powers the Ongoing Unnatural Disaster in Puerto Rico. Front. Commun. 3:2. doi: 10.3389 Catalina M. De Onis is a professor and scholar at Williamette University and the author of several books and studies on environmental topics, especially on Latin culture, colonialism, energy, race… Read more Energy Colonialism Powers the Ongoing Unnatural Disaster in Puerto Rico
Emily Baker, Brian Brooks, Jacob Fisher, Elise Smutko Professor San Martin HI 2400 6 December 2018 Jorgensen, Dolly. “Environmentalists on Both Sides: Enactments in the California Rigs-to-Reefs Debate” New Natures: Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies. Ed. Sara M. Pritchard, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 2013. 51-68. Rags to Riches: Should Offshore Drilling… Read more Rags to Riches: Should Offshore Drilling Rigs be Transformed into Artificial Coral Reefs? Emily Baker, Brian Brooks, Jacob Fisher, Elise Smutko
Drew Grenier Joe-Yee Yip Peyton Graham Molly Sykes Professor San Martin (Water Energy-Food Nexus) Topics in Environmental History Naiga, R., Penker, M., & Hogl, K. (2017). Women’s Crucial Role in Collective Operation and Maintenance of Drinking Water Infrastructure in Rural Uganda. Society & Natural Resources,30(4), 506-520. doi:10.1080/08941920.2016.1274460 The authors are researchers in the areas of… Read more Woman’s Crucial Role in Collective Operation and Maintenance of Drinking Water Infrastructure in Rural Uganda
Norman, Emma S. “Standing Up for Inherent Rights: The Role of Indigenous-Led Activism in Protecting Sacred Waters and Ways of Life.” Society & Natural Resources, vol. 30, no. 4, 2017, pp. 537-553, https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2016.1274459, doi:10.1080/08941920.2016.1274459. Emma S. Norman is a department chair and faculty member in the Native Environmental Science Program on the Lummi Nation… Read more Standing Up for Inherent Rights: The Role of Indigenous-Led Activism in Protecting Sacred Waters and Ways of Life
Evan McCauley, Spencer McClellan, Parshon Sorornejad, Joshua Woodruff Professor San Martin Topics in Environmental History Gaworecki, Mike. “Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Science.” Mongabay Newscast, news.mongabay.com/2018/06/audio-the-dialogue-between-science-and-indigenous-knowledge/ The author of this episode of Mongabay Newscast, Mike Gaworecki, is a New York based journalist who works as a staff writer and editor at Mongabay. Gaworecki’s work has appeared… Read more A Small World: How A Group of Finns Creates Changes In Global Indigenous Communities