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It’s interesting to me how misconceived green infrastructure and stormwater management are by both the general public and educated community planners. Implementation of Low Impact Development has lagged in communities because of a lack of...

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People often believe that even if they reduce their energy use and attempt to live a greener lifestyle, they won’t make a difference in a sea of over-consuming citizens. I believe this logic is detrimental...

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The greenhouse effect of climate change involves primarily the absorption of infrared radiation by greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere. Other components besides GHGs also enhance or decrease the distribution of incoming solar radiation by either...

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The ambiguity of climate change really has no limits. The contradictory patterns of the Earth’s climate system cause this crisis to be unpredictable and likely impossible to solve. One component of climate change that is undisputed is...

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Just like many species around the globe will have to adapt to the changing climate and altering ecosystems, humans too must respond accordingly to the dynamic conditions of our planet. One aspect of the climate...

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Snow brings ample pros to any community; including tourism and the opportunity for winter sports, forest biome protection, future inputs for freshwater sources, and a cooling effect from the high reflectivity due to its white pigment. With climate...

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My name is Annie Weaver and I’m honored to be a new contributor at PowerHouse Growers! Since I’ve started my internship here, I’ve really begun to reflect on the choices and experiences I’ve encountered in...

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My name is Katelyn Ivers, and I’ve always been told that I “march to the beat of a different drum.” Ever since I was a child, I’ve had differing priorities, feelings, and goals than my...

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For humans beings, food has a direct impact on our social and economic spheres. Therefore, it’s important for us to understand and care about the issues related to food sustainability and its security. Food also...

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We recently discussed the practice of recycling and treating sewage water to use as drinking water – a process that produces clean, purified water but also induces queasiness among much of the public. With the impact...

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