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Posts tagged with "Environmental Science"

  • Trash Revolution: Breaking the Waste Cycle
    Erica Fyvie, Illustrated by Bill Slavin


    Trash Revolution: Breaking the Waste Cycle

    Trash Revolution explains how common materials are produced and recycled and suggests solutions to various real-world problems related to resource consumption, waste management, and climate change. In addition to widely known recommendations such as “reduce, reuse, recycle,” the authors present many solutions made possible by cutting-edge research, such as making biodegradable plastics from st… Read More
    Leigh Fondakowski

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    A new play reveals the far-reaching consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

    Few questions provoke a stronger response than those that address the future of energy. Recent controversies surrounding large-scale oil pipeline projects, such as the Dakota Access or the Keystone XL, underline an ever-present tension: Society’s overwhelming dependence on oil results in unacceptable risks to environmental and human health on the one hand while promising fabulous… Read More