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Cranfield Environment and Agrifood

Cranfield Environment and Agrifood

Environment and Agrifood covers many aspects of natural capital, be it land, soil, water, air, and also the vegetational plants that grow within the soil. How do we deal with increasing population predicted to be 10 billion by 2050? How do we cope with climate change? Cranfield is very well placed to meet those challenges …

Hopkins Degree Links Public Health and Environmental Engineering

Hopkins Degree Links Public Health and Environmental Engineering

[MUSIC PLAYING] CIARAN HARMAN: At no other institution will you have this kind of bridge that links public health, to environmental engineering, to an understanding of earth science and climate science, like you can get here. [MUSIC PLAYING] MARSHA WILLS-KARP: In the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, we address the environmental challenges of the …

Online Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies | Ashford University

Online Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies | Ashford University

[Dr. Zorn-Arnold]: Hi, my name is Dr. Barbara Zorn-Arnold, and I’m a Program Chair and full-time faculty in Environmental Studies here at Ashford University. The Environmental program is truly interdisciplinary in its approach, our courses examine the relationship between the environment and factors that influence it, including cultural, social, and economic issues. I think the …

Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

In my lab, we’re developing the basic technology to support what are called “energy harvesting computers.” These are devices that can perform computations, sense their environments, and communicate using energy that they extract from their environments. We can make devices harvest radio waves or use solar energy. By powering these devices with energy extracted from …

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering has a significant impact on society from the local community to the global community. All aspects of our daily life are influenced by environmental engineering from the water and energy that we use everyday and the wastes we produce. Environmental engineers seek innovative and sustainable approaches to benefit society.

Global Environment: Critical Issues 1999 – R.Holt E.Moniz S.Begley H. Reese MIT Kendall Symposium/4

Global Environment: Critical Issues 1999 – R.Holt  E.Moniz S.Begley H. Reese MIT Kendall Symposium/4

[MUSIC PLAYING] FRANCIS: The next issue is the role of science and scientists in public policy. There is a panel discussion moderated by Howard Reese. Howard is the executive director of the Union of Concerned Scientists. And Howard will introduce his panel. HOWARD REESE: Thank you, Francis. While everybody’s sitting down, I’ve been asked to …