Author, activist, and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies student Sharon Smith knows a thing or two about organizing.
Archive for November, 2011
If an environmental advocate has sent you an email, called your phone, or knocked on your door in the last two years, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve made the acquaintance of Jeff Gang. In his year as a Green Corps organizer, Jeff jetted from California to Maine to Minnesota, leading environmental campaigns and striking fear into the heart of more »
Should Cost-Benefit Analysis be used in the generation of climate change policy? Yale Environmental Economics Professor Matthew Kotchen and Yale Environmental Law Professor Douglas Kysar debate.
A very apt discussion of prevalence, tactics, convenience, and promises here. Marina Keegan, Yale ’12, is President of the Yale College Democrats and a member of OccupyYale.
Over the weekend the New York Times reported on a unique urban escape of the Chinese governmental elite – not to penthouse night clubs or secluded spas, as you might expect, but to pockets of clean, purified air. From Politburo Standing Committee meetings to cross-city car rides, government officials are using expensive air purifiers to create transient spaces free of the ubiquitous Beijing more »
René Redzepi is the chef and owner of Noma, a 12-table waterside restaurant in a Copenhagen warehouse. This year and last, Noma was nominated the S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in the World.
With the passage of a historic piece of carbon tax legislation, Australia seems set to lead in the global battle against climate change. But, as Tahria Sheather reports, tensions in the land down under are running high, offering a preview of what may lie ahead for other countries.