Environmental Studies

June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."
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Top Louisiana University Lets Oil Firms Influence Research – For A Price

"Louisiana State University allowed Shell to influence studies after a $25m donation and sought funds from other fossil fuel firms".

Source: Guardian/Lens, 04/23/2024

"Despite Official Vote, the Evidence of the Anthropocene Is Clear"

"When a governing body of the International Union of Geological Sciences voted down a proposal to name a new epoch in Earth’s history, it ignored conclusive evidence that for the first time, a single species — humans — has fundamentally altered the planet."

Source: YaleE360, 04/04/2024

"A Guide To Electric Car Misinformation (Part 2)"

"Financially-motivated EV misinformation comes from both sides of the aisle (the lane?). Industries that see EVs as a threat exaggerate their harms in a bid to get you to hate EVs. And industries that profit from EVs greenwash their benefits in a bid to get you to love EVs."

Source: HEATED, 04/04/2024

Courage and Caring — Documentary Celebrates Environmental Icon Stewart Udall

While the name of Stewart Udall, U.S. interior secretary through the tumultuous 1960s, may have faded from public memory, his influence on environmental policies is still felt today. Contributor Francesca Lyman shines the spotlight on a new documentary about Udall and his legacy, and talks with director John de Graaf about Udall’s insights and inspiration.

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"Dunes Aren’t Just Big Piles Of Sand. Here’s Why Earth Needs Them."

"The famed coastal dunes that inspired the shifting sand landscape of the desert planet Arrakis in Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel “Dune” are also under siege — from climate change and human development."

Source: Washington Post, 03/22/2024

"Pebble Sues EPA To Revive Southwest Alaska Copper And Gold Mine Prospect"

"The company behind the giant Pebble copper and gold mine project in Southwest Alaska filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday to overturn its decision last year to halt the mine."

Source: Anchorage Daily News, 03/18/2024

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