Public Health

Polluted air and rivers have acute local health effects and changing rainfall and temperature patterns cause global disruptions in supplies of food and clean water. Learn what is being done to mitigate the impact.

Environmental health experts speaking at a May 24, 2010 event on Capitol Hill. Are coal and oil really as cheap as we think they are? How much does the resulting pollution -- and the associated respiratory and cardiovascular diseases -- cost us?... Read More
Planet Forward
The potential disastrous effects of a chemical plant accident are well known. How much should we be worried about potential security and safety risks for our chemical plants? An April 6th article from the Seattle PI highlights these issues.
With higher gas prices and global warming not to mention brow clouds many people are trying to find more efficient vehicles. With traffic increasing and parking always a hassle and costly in the city many are trying to beat the system.
Video for Geology class. Credits and citations at the end.