The Economist

(Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal)

Connecting the Dots: Weather, Climate, and Our Role

by: Blaine Skrainka


For those stateside, it’s been impossible this summer to ignore one sweaty fact-of-life: It’s hot. Brutally hot. It seems like we’re right back where we left off last summer — all 50 states saw record […]

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Humanity Ignored

by: Blaine Skrainka


A modern day slave trade may seem unimaginable, but it is in fact all around us. Two and a half million people just this year have fallen victim to this $32 billion industry. The United […]

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A Political Climate

by: Blaine Skrainka


Timely solutions to the climate change crisis at times appear overwhelmingly difficult given our modern political arena and public discourse. Steady streams of misinformation have provided fodder for deniers to reinforce their entrenched views on […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRACTIONS

by: Blaine Skrainka


Despite dire warnings from climate scientists and a call to action from a vast majority of US citizens, Republican officials remain intent on ignoring the environmental crisis. A serious discussion on a progressive energy plan […]

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