Monthly Archives: November 2017

W&R2 Riley schear

Climate change has been a major topic discussed in class throughout this semester as well as across the world over the past few decades. We have learned about the issues and have more of an understanding of what can be … Continue reading

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Jonathan Demi Ajayi W&R 2 (Reflective)

Throughout the semester we have tackled various topics that I had previously pondered but I am now more knowledgeable. For instance, the energy theme was one that stood out. What comes to mind when this topic is brought up, I … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 2 Reflection

When I signed up for Mathematics for Sustainability, I thought I was enrolling in a course that looked at sustainability themes from a mathematical perspective. In addition to learning new ways to solve problems and tackle unknown material, I had … Continue reading

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W & R 2: Sustainability

Before taking math 33, I was never forced to acknowledge the issue of sustainability. Since being in this class, my eyes have really been opened up to the magnitude, relevance, and prevalence of this issue. Throughout this class, we have … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 2: Anthropogenic Climate Change (Maggie Cochran)

Before taking Math 033, I had no idea what anthropogenic climate change was. I understood that humans have had a serious impact on climate change, but I did not realize there was a specific term for it or intense studies … Continue reading

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Lost Ice – In the News Post

Climate change has been a recognized problem for years now. Although we all want to help, no action has taken place by every citizen. Climate change effects weather, our lives, food, water and mostly the ice caps. We know the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Molek W&R #2

I have learned a lot over the course of the semester in Math 33. A lot that I learned reinforced my beliefs and some other things I learned I was unaware of the issues before. In my blogpost I am … Continue reading

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Balawajder W&R II

The course “Mathematics for Sustainability” has completely opened my eyes to the term sustainability as a whole. Prior to taking this course, I never really considered the topic of sustainability, but now, I regularly notice myself thinking about it on … Continue reading

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Turkey Poop: Not Sexy.

Apparently, turkey poop is “not sexy”. According to an article in the New York Times, an energy company named Xcel Energy is trying to stop buying electricity from a trio of biofuel plants based in Minnesota. Two of the biofuel … Continue reading

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Turkey Droppings not needed

This article talks about the effect as well as the contradictions that the state of Minnesota is dealing with. An energy company called Xcel Energy wants to stop buying energy from three biofuel plants in Minnesota. One of those plants … Continue reading

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