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Jonathan Demi Ajayi Extra Credit: Intersection of Security food systems and Climate

Brian McDonald Lecture. From this lecture, I learned that the prevalence of obesity is the same in the rest of the world as the US. Globally people are making the same mistake. It’s easier to get access to starch foods … Continue reading

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Rob Nixon Talk

Haley Brown Math 33 Extra Credit On Friday, December 1st I saw Rob Nixon give a talk called Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor and it was extremely informative. Nixon started off his talk by talking about social … Continue reading

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Paul Hawken on Climate Change

This past Tuesday, I saw Paul Hawken give his talk on global warming and possible solutions to it. Hawken is so dedicated to stopping global warming that he even wrote a book on it called Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan … Continue reading

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Paul Hawken at the State Theatre — Extra Credit

I had the pleasure of listening to Paul Hawken, author of Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, at the State Theatre in downtown State College on Tuesday, November 14th. Paul was the keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Joe Balawajder_Paul Hawken State Theatre

On Tuesday, November 14th, Penn State University welcomed Paul Hawken to the State Theatre as he gave a keynote presentation on the sensitive and very relevant topic of global warming as a part of the 2017 Colloquium on the Environment. … Continue reading

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Hockey Stick and Climate Wars

This past Friday I attended Michael Mann’s “Hockey Stick and Climate Wars” lecture. During his talk, Mann discussed the constant battle between those who believe in climate change and denialists. He explained that many times he is faced with climate … Continue reading

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