Politics & Policy

Not just talk: policy leads to law which leads to action, but the politics behind going green are complicated.

The George Washington University
Equitable energy access in United States is a milestone our nation has yet to reach.

President Trump addressed Congress on Tuesday night. (Source: Video feed)

Northwestern University
Earlier Tuesday, Trump signed an order for the EPA to reconsider a rule that clarifies its oversight of more than half the nation’s bodies of water.
Scotts Bluff National Monument (National Park Service)

Scotts Bluff National Monument. (National Park Service)

Northwestern University
The National Park Service is trying to keep exempt its safety personnel from President Donald Trump’s 90-day federal hiring freeze.
Northeastern University
On January 21, 2017, marchers came together for the Women's March, both in Washington and around the world, to march for women's rights, civil rights, worker's rights, and environmental justice.

Arian Rubio during his internship with the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

The George Washington University
My experiences as a public engagement intern with the White House Council on Environmental Quality provided insight into how the Obama Administration communicated its strong environmental record to the public.

(Source: U.S. Department of State)

The George Washington University
The story of John Kerry, including his everlasting impact on the environment, can be defined in a series of victories and losses.

A pneumoniae bacterium inside a mouse lung. (The Journal of Cell Biology/Flickr)

Northwestern University
While the media have done some collective soul-searching after Donald Trump was elected president, attempting to answer the question, "How did we get here?" One possibility that we’ve all failed to recognize is biology. 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In the third episode of Sciencecast, we talk with Dr. Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and explore the relationship between climate change and health issues around the world.
How Do We Ensure Equitable, Sustainable Cities?
How Do We Ensure Equitable, Sustainable Cities?
Planet Forward
When asked to describe in one word what they believed the biggest challenge was to creating these cities, two panelists answered money, one answered hope, another said participation, and the last responded with income inequality.
Keynote: The Future of Sustainable Cities
Keynote: The Future of Sustainable Cities
Planet Forward
Melodee Colbert-Kean, the president of the National League of Cities and city council member and former mayor of Joplin, Missouri, discussed the process of rebuilding her city in the wake of the city's 2011 tornadoes.  

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