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The United Nations (UN) is a leading organization addressing complex and interdisciplinary issues on a global scale. My key areas of interests focused on by the UN are conflict, disaster […] Posted on 5 June 2018 | 4:24 am


On the west coast, fire season never ends. There is almost always some fire burning in California–as is shown on this map, provided by CalFire and updated in real time. When […] Posted on 2 June 2018 | 2:41 pm


American forests are at risk. Wildfires are becoming more frequent, fire season is lasting later into the year, and fires are burning for longer. And the costs of these fires continues […] Posted on 2 June 2018 | 1:20 pm


Driving forward change in the environmental field is a large and extremely important challenge. The issues that the field hopes to address—from climate change to food insecurity—are systemic, complex and […] Posted on 6 May 2018 | 7:54 pm


The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they […] Posted on 6 May 2018 | 6:44 pm


“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” – Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities The […] Posted on 5 May 2018 | 8:35 pm


Where are your Malbecs? I don’t know anything about wine, but I know I like “Sancerre”s. I cut my teeth in the beverage industry in 2014, working part time at […] Posted on 5 May 2018 | 5:09 pm


The State of New York has been a leader in energy systems since 1882 when Thomas Edison developed the world’s first electrical grid in New York City. As new challenges […] Posted on 4 May 2018 | 9:04 pm


Imagine, for a moment, a seesaw. On one side, put volcanoes, fires, and decomposing plants. On the other side, put trees, oceans, crops, and gardens. This seesaw represents how carbon […] Posted on 3 May 2018 | 12:05 pm


Cars a part of most Americans’ lives, so sooner or later you’ll probably be buying one. Maybe buying an electric car crosses your mind, but you think, “Aren’t they expensive? […] Posted on 2 May 2018 | 3:47 pm