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Ken Gillingham on the Environment and Economics

Ken Gillingham on the Environment and Economics

I do research on environmental economics. I examine how policies can be better designed to be more effective and cost effective to reduce emissions and improve livelihoods. I’ve been very passionate about this issue going back to when I was a young child and I would go for hikes in mountains with my parents. I …

Exploring Water Pollution Through Art

Exploring Water Pollution Through Art

In the past I have painted how water abstracts humans and objects, but now I have turned to how we affect water. My name is Morgan O’Connell and I’m an art and environmental studies double major. My thesis is an investigation into plastic pollution in our water systems, but through the lens of an artist. …

Linking Air Pollution to Human Health

Linking Air Pollution to Human Health

Meenakshi Rao, environmental science Ph.D. candidate I work with a wonderful, multidisciplinary team of scientist here at PSU to understand air pollution in the Portland metropolitan area and to estimate the economic cost of this air pollution to human health. Cities are hot spots for air pollution and it has an effect on people’s health …

How does pollution affect us?

How does pollution affect us?

People assume that because the air looks relatively clean and clear in the United States much of the time, that maybe air pollution is no longer a problem here, and that is not true. There is still a level of air pollution in this country that causes, and the estimates vary, but maybe between 100,000 …

Modern Times: Camille Paglia & Jordan B Peterson

Modern Times: Camille Paglia & Jordan B Peterson

I’ve really been trying to understand the underlying psychology of postmodernism and its relationship with neo-Marxism, and then the spread of that into the universities and the effect on the culture. And what I would like to start with is a description of your understanding of that, because I’ve presented to the people who are …