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The world needs less from us (and more) (by Tim Crownshaw)

Around two decades ago, scientists began seriously discussing the prospects and suitability of geoengineering as a response to climate change. The options which have the potential to make a difference over a short timeframe revolve around ‘Solar Radiation Management’ (SRM)―technological interventions in the earth’s climate system designed to […]

GradLife Friendly Moments: The Department Gatherings (by Alice Damiano)

Life as a graduate student can be isolating, especially for those students who don’t need to physically stay in a lab to do their research, and thus end up spending most of their time alone. Luckily, there are many occasions to get in touch with some fellows, such […]

ECONOMICS FOR THE ECOZOIC: An online student symposium

ECONOMICS FOR THE ECOZOIC: An online student symposium Gund Institute for Environment, University of Vermont Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST Zoom Link Ecological economics is part of an on-going effort to reconcile economic theory and policy with accepted knowledge from other disciplines. This semester’s […]

Dr. Stephen Quilley response to Steven Pinker’s talk ‘Enlightenment Environmentalism’

Dr. Stephen Quilley (School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, of the University of Waterloo) attended the E4A Ethics Research Group’s discussion titled Enlightenment Environmentalism, with psychologist Steven Pinker. It was held Thursday, March 29th, 2018. Dr. Quilley wrote a [very quick] response to the discussion (see below). Well […]