Sustainable Development

Wetlands stopped $625 million in property damage during Hurricane Sandy. Can they help Houston?

As the financial toll of hurricane Harvey reaches new levels, scientists like Katie Arkema discuss how the solution to curbing property damage in the future may lay with the increase of wetlands.
August 31, 2017 - By Nsikan Akpan, PBS

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How a California groundwater case could affect Nevada and the West

Leon Szeptycki comments on the Ninth Circuit ruling in California on issue of groundwater rights and its potential outcomes for other states
August 21, 2017 - By Daniel Rothberg , The Nevada Independent

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Stanford engineers develop planning tool for replenishing aquifers

Stanford professor Richard Luthy and graduate student Jonathan Bradshaw have developed new methods of collection water to help urban areas
August 10, 2017 - By Zhou Xin, Xinhua Net

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New tool helps parched regions plan how to replenish aquifers

Richard Luthy and Jonathan Bradshaw are mention in the development of AquaCharge, a new way to replenish aquifers
August 4, 2017 - By Edmund L. Andrews, Phys Org

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The Great Decoupling

Robert Jackson co-authors study on global energy consumption displayed in chart form.
July 31, 2017 - By Rob Jackson, Josep Canadell, Philippe Ciais, Corinne Le Quéré, and Glen Peters, Anthropocene

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What The Heck Is 'Cap-And-Trade,' Anyway?

Michael Wara is quoted on the Cap-and-Trade program as lawmakers in California vote to try and extend the program til 2030
July 17, 2017 - By Ben Bradford & Sally Schilling, Capital Public Radio

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Plastic to be phased out at major American aquariums

As some of our nation's top aquarium's begin the process of fazing out the use of plastic products Jeff Koseff, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University who studies plastics in the ocean, believes the campaign "could make a difference" and that this program is "really about our future on this planet."
July 10, 2017 - By Paul Rogers, The Mercury News

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Daily Mail editorial: Appalachian Power smartly expands energy sources

Mark Jacobson is mentioned in relation to Appalachian Power shifting some of its services to renewable energy.
July 6, 2017 - By Max Garland, Charleston Gazette-Mail

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Trump’s Incomplete Infrastructure Plan

Mentions Raymond Levitt on correctly using P3s in relation to President Trump's new infrastructure plan.
June 29, 2017 - By Carlos Gonzalez , Machine Design

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Five Big Questions About How to Forge Humanity's Future

Cassandra Brooks comments on our oceans and "managing the ecosystem"
June 16, 2017 - By Hillary Rosner, Smithsonian Second Opinion

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This EPA research program just got a rave scientific review. Trump wants to eliminate it.

Harold Mooney is quoted on the possible cut to the STAR program and its importance in "research that aims to solve real-life, practical problems."
June 16, 2017 - By Chelsea Harvey, The Washington Post

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Virtual Reality Can Teach Altruism, Empathy — and Why You Should Use Less Toilet Paper

Jeremy Bailenson and VR: creating a more sustainable future 
June 9, 2017 - By Goldie Blumenstyk , The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Clean energy too big to be shut down by Trump

Mark Jacobson comments on the future unavoidability of clean energy.
June 5, 2017 - By Carolyn Lochhead and David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle

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Utilities need to harness the wind

References studies done by Mark Jacobson on wind power.
June 1, 2017 - By William H. Schlesinger, The News & Observer

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This Machine Just Started Sucking CO2 Out Of The Air To Save Us From Climate Change

Chris Field comments on technology combatting climate change.
May 31, 2017 - By Adele Peters, Fast Company

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'More for less': Renewable power surges into mainstream as costs fall

Charles Kolstad comments on challenges of expanding renewable energy generation capacity.
April 6, 2017 - By Eva Botkin-Kowacki, Christian Science Monitor

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How to hike Costa Rica’s pristine Osa Peninsula

Features Caminos de Osa (“trails of Osa”), a community tourism initiative that grew out of work by Woods' Osa and Golfito Initiative.
March 2, 2017 - By Daniel Allen, South China Morning Post

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