Monthly Archives: February 2014

EPA’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan: Partnerships to build a healthy and prosperous nation resilient to climate change – EES/IGEL Seminar Series Michael Dunn. US EPA Region III

Michael started the presentation with the idea that there is “no free lunch”. The development of the country in the past 100 year has brought about changes both good and bad. Our rapid growth and use of resources is now … Continue reading

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SIWI’s new blog on Water

http://www.siwi.org/all-authors/SIWI launched a new blog featuring the topic of water. The site showcases individuals expert in the field of water.

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New Leak at Fukushima Daiichi Plant – Reminder of Nuclear Energy and its Risk

When one thinks of Nuclear Power Plant, one often think of accidents, radiation, and huge explosions. Since the Japan Earthquake and the incident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, nations around the world took a different perspective on nuclear plant.

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Recent News in Keystone XL

Keystone XL pipeline is a relatively hot topic that is stirring multiple arguments and debates. Early march, there will be a march in the Capital to demonstrate against the project. Yesterday, a judge in Nebraska struck down a state law … Continue reading

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So its chocolate season again…

Today is Valentines day. All the flowers and chocolates that are gifted today. CNN has an interactive slide on chocolate. Check it out and it might change your mind about chocolate http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/13/world/africa/cocoa-nomics-explained-infographic/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

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Water Resources the Link to Food Security – Jan Lundqvist

Water Resources the Link to Food Security Group conference via Skype 2/12/2014 Jan Lundqvist of Stockholm International Water Institute talked with the class via skype on the topic of food security from the perspective of water resource not only on … Continue reading

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Environmental Regulations and International Trade – Ravishankar Jayadevappa PhD

Does International trade affect international environmental regulation? Ravishankar started the conversation with this question. The view varies from the perspective of the pro environmental group to the pro economic group. 30 years ago, it is easy to say that everyone … Continue reading

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