Calls climate issue economic as well as environmental. By Alvin Powell Editor’s Note: In our July 20 EarthDesk post about the appointment of Gina McCarthy to EPA Administrator, we said there would be “high expectations that she will be an effective...
I wondered when the fecklessness of the secrecy-obsessed Obama administration would manifest itself in the environmental arena. Enter Richard Windsor. Richard Windsor is former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, or at least he was her secret email alias. On June 4, the...
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Environmental Policy Clinic Students at Work.
Preparing oyster shells for tagging at the Billion Oyster Project, Governor's Island.
With New York State Senator Terrence Murphy (center) in Albany to discuss state policy regarding mistreatment of elephants in circuses.
Investigating turtle mortality on a Putnam County highway in Cold Spring, NY with county legislator Barbara Scuccimarra (L.).
Learning the fundamentals of aquaculture at the New York Harbor School.
Demonstrating against the use of elephants in circuses, Hanneford Circus, White Plains, NY.
Inspired by new scientific studies of the human body as a metabiome, Dr. E. Melanie Dupuis, Professor and chair, Department of Environmental Science and Studies, reimagines the American body politic through a new metaphor — digestion — opening social transformations to ideas of mixing, fermentation, and collaboration. In doing so, she explores how social activists can rethink politics as inclusive processes that involve the inherently risky mixing of cultures, standpoints, and ideas. Dangerous Digestion at Amazon.