Jul 02 2018

Promise in the Belize Barrier Reef

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Last Christmas I was falling over the side of a small boat off the coast of San Pedro, Belize. San Pedro is an island so small, its inhabitants don’t even own cars. Instead, everyone putters around in supped up golf carts, conducting their business. For most of them, that business is eco-tourism. The eastern coast […]

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Jul 02 2018

Response: Tesla’s New Master Plan and the Future of Electric Cars

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Will’s blog post has become a really interesting point of comparison after almost 2 years have passed. Looking back at what Musk’s most recent plan was back in 2016, I’m pleased to see many of the points coming to fruition now. First of all, Musk has been heavily investing in solar roof technology and development […]

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Jul 02 2018

Is Banning Plastic Straws a Viable Solution?

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You probably have a friend that judged you for getting a plastic straw at a restaurant or blatantly told you not to get one. But why? If you’re not aware of the environmental effects from discarded plastic straws, the article: Why are plastic straws so bad for the environment?, would be a great precursor to understanding the […]

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Jul 15 2013

Kyoto Protocol Carbon emission goals

Today’s problem: Controlling the Carbon Market with increased emissions from developing countries?   On December 11, 1997 the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol (more info), an agreement that set internationally binding emission reduction targets, took place in Kyoto, Japan. It later took force in February 2005 following the 2001 Marrakesh Accords. Although the world was […]

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