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Teaching the Ultimate Wicked Problem

Wicked public policy problems have generated calls for better interdisciplinary collaboration for decades. No one discipline can effectively tackle them. Climate change is perhaps the ultimate wicked problem. The high profile that the COP21 meetings in Paris received will reinvigorate calls to break down disciplinary silos in the interests of mitigating dangerous climate change. But […]

There May Be No Such Thing as Pure Environmental Truth, but Deception is Alive and Well

The U.S. EPA recently posted a new YouTube video.  It’s not about the dangers of climate change, or mercury, or any of the many other depressing topics the EPA has to address. Instead it’s about renewable energy, and specifically about voluntary Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). Titled RECs: Making Green Power Possible, and produced by the […]

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