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Clean Air and the Real Issues We Are Facing

Written by Jessica Oakley ’15 Hi ya’ll! After writing my blog post about week 3, I thought this week I could add a little bit about myself. I am sophomore at Knox from Houston, Texas. I decided to take Election … Continue reading

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Fossil fuels, fracking, and jobs

Written by Robyn Wright ‘13 This week in Election 2012, the concept of debate was oil and energy. Surprisingly, the strive for renewable resources is less emphasized this year than in the 2008 election. This is because better technology has … Continue reading

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The Lesser of Two E’s

Written by Firas Suqi ’14 Environmental issues tend to get less attention than the more fashionably debated “E” word of this election, the economy. While last week we tackled the 1.4 trillion problems facing the economy, this week geologist Katie … Continue reading

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But I Love My Acid Rain and Smoggy Air!

Written by Rana Tahir ’13 This week, my section of the class absorbs the environment and the election with Professor Katherine Adelsberger (The Douglas and Maria Bayer Endowed Chair in Earth Science). I use the word “absorbs” deliberately. Why? Because … Continue reading

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