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Admissions Info Session: Energy & Environment at Fuqua

Admissions Info Session: Energy & Environment at Fuqua

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 20, 2019

– Hi everyone, welcome and greetings from the Fuqua School of Business. We are here to talk today about Energy and Environment, and EDGE, the center that I represent. I’m Katie Kross. I’m the Managing Director of EDGE, which is the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment here at Fuqua, and I’m joined […]

Spacecraft and the Environment with Sigrid Close

Spacecraft and the Environment with Sigrid Close

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 19, 2019

Spacecraft are becoming ubiquitous, and we use them for everything from banking to weather forecasting to deep space exploration in search of alien life. And when you think about spacecraft, you might imagine the Voyager shown here, launched in 1977, traveling through our solar system. But what these images often show is space as this […]

#NoBeef // Why Is Beef So Bad For The Environment?

#NoBeef // Why Is Beef So Bad For The Environment?

By Micah Moen 11 Comments November 18, 2019

Climate change… We all know about it. We all know it’s worrying af. But what’s the best thing that we, individual individuals, can do about it? I mean, we know that we should drive less, but we need to get to places, and we know that we should heat our houses less, but what about […]

Big History Anthropocene Conference – Ecological economist Professor Jon Erickson

Big History Anthropocene Conference – Ecological economist Professor Jon Erickson

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 15, 2019

PROFESSOR JON D ERICKSON: ..you all for having invited me. Yes, who invited the economist anyways but we’ll see what happens by the end of this. This morning was, I don’t know a little bit depressing for me but I am from the dismal science so we’ll see if we can ramp up the level […]

Microplastics in the Pacific Ocean
Researchers study impact of forest schools on early years education

Researchers study impact of forest schools on early years education

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 15, 2019

So, a forest school is a form of outdoor education where children are taken from their regular classroom, and they’re embedded within a woodland environment surrounded by trees, where they partake in a number of different activities in that environment. Our research was initially aimed to see how young people learn in different environments (so […]

Human-Environment Systems at Boise State

Human-Environment Systems at Boise State

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 12, 2019

HES stands for human environment systems and so a lot of science is based on understanding the impacts say of humans on water quality, so I might study: how does growing food impact water quality? And that’s a very important study to do but that’s not exactly what human environment system science is. We kind […]

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 11, 2019

Around the world, governments have begun to acknowledge a powerful movement that has been dubbed the climate emergency. But when issues are so varied, and of such magnitude, many are left wondering how to effectively respond. Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, is tackling the issue head-on by launching a new masters course in environment […]

Studying Ocean Sciences

Studying Ocean Sciences

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 10, 2019

Ocean Sciences is the study of the marine environment. It ranges from more physical sciences like geological oceanography to the more biological side which can include things like zoology. In the first year we all study together to get everyone up to speed and then in the second year you diverge into your separate groups […]

Environmental Studies – A Global Perspective | CurtinX on edX

Environmental Studies – A Global Perspective | CurtinX on edX

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 8, 2019

PROF BALSER>>Those of us who are alive today were born into a world that is changing faster and facing more challenges than at any other time in history. There are those who say the problems can’t be fixed. But some of us know better. We know it can be turned around. But it will take […]