Environmentalism

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Integrity and Objectivity: The Shaken Pillars of Environmental Science

Jul 10, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

Rachelle DeJong writes on the compromised peer review process used by the EPA.

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Eh? The Rise of the Environmental Humanities Movement

Jun 20, 2014 by Peter Wood, Rachelle DeJong |

Environmental Humanities, a new academic sub-division of the sustainability movement, encourages scholars in all disciplines to fight climate change.

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Short-Circuiting Peer Review in Climate Science

Jun 06, 2014 by Peter Wood, Rachelle DeJong |

The integrity of science depends on rigorous and transparent peer review—both of which may be compromised in climate change research. 

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Food Justice Programs Popping Up Like Mushrooms

May 02, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Over the past two decades, food-related courses and food justice programs have become a hot trend in academia.

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Godzilla vs. Godot

Apr 29, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Godzilla and Godot have more in common than a first syllable. They are the two opposing faces of despair: a god that is pure wrath and a god that never shows up.

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Social Scientists Vs. Climate Change

Apr 24, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

Rachelle DeJong live-blogs a two-day conference at The New School on how to get people to live "greener" lives.

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Happy Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

How many institutions of higher education are celebrating Earth Day?

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DeJong in Commentary Mag on Campus Sustainability Nudging

Apr 15, 2014 by NAS |

NAS research associate Rachelle DeJong has published an article in Commentary Magazine on the behavioral modification inherent in the campus sustainability movement. 

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Top Five Environmental Themes in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah

Apr 07, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

The recent movie reimagines Noah as a prophet of environmental sustainability. 

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Ecologism: The Campus Cult of Victimhood

Mar 13, 2014 by Stanley Kurtz |

Stanley Kurtz examines how privileged students use the "global warming apocalypse," radical environmentalism, and victimhood to cash in on academia's upside-down market in prestige.

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Divestment’s Gettysburg?

Mar 11, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

The divestment movement suffers a devastating defeat at Hamilton College.

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The New School’s New Wail: A Visit to Campus Sustainability Day

Oct 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

At a sustainability festival at The New School, students complacently accepted pseudo-scientific claims and the nationwide campaign to divest holdings from oil companies. 

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Barry Commoner, Connected

Nov 07, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reflects on the career of a Founding Father of the sustainability movement.

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Encyclopedia of Sustainability, 6th Edition

Oct 05, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

A 6th edition of the NAS 'sustainapedia' of the key names, terms, books, colleges, and organizations in the campus sustainability movement.

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Green Acres

Aug 07, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Colleges and universities tend to spend lavishly on diversity and sustainability initiatives, but is this really the best use of their (and taxpayers') money?

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