President Obama’s climate change speech at Georgetown University is being widely characterized as historic. And that is certainly so, looking backward from the moment the address was delivered. But will its historic quality stand the test of time? There is...
The White House is promising a major climate address by President Obama at Georgetown University today. The details of the plan, embargoed until 6 AM this morning, are already making their impact felt. Coal shares are falling. Fox News is carping. But are these signs...
EarthDesk, published regularly during the academic year, is the online journal of the Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment (DCISE) at Pace University. John Cronin, editor.
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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.