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Write and Respond 2- Climate Change and the Ice Caps

At the beginning of MATH 33, I wasn’t completely sure on what was to come in the future and how much I would get out of this class in terms of learning about our environment. Now, however, I feel like … Continue reading

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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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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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My Expansion of Knowledge of Recycling: Write and Respond 2

Write and Respond 2 Sarah Sobel November 27, 2017 Before taking Math 033, I was had limited awareness on the recycling industry and the alternative, modern landfills. In the beginning of the semester, the class read an article called “The … Continue reading

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In the News Post #2: Ocean Waves as the Next Renewable Power Source

One of the main topics involving the climate change in today’s society is renewable energy. We hear most about solar energy and wind energy and the technology used behind them to provide power to our homes. Though these are the … Continue reading

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In the news #2 Riley Schear

  Coal-fired power plants are one of the leading causes of climate change. The gas expelled into the atmosphere are sealed tight harming our lives and Earth. The United States, being a world power has the biggest impact with their … Continue reading

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In The News 2: ‘Hotumn’, The Scariest Halloween Trend

Although it is late October, the outside temperatures do not seem to reflect the season of fall at all. Across much of the United States, external temperatures have soured above 70 degrees. This has raised many environmental concerns. In his … Continue reading

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In the News: Hurricane Runoff Terrorizes the Environment

While we really only hear of the devastation in Puerto Rico currently due to Hurricane Maria, it seems that we are minimizing the effects that Hurricane Harvey left in Texas. There is still mass amounts of water traveling throughout the … Continue reading

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American Lawn Care Emissions

Kyle Nolan Russ deForest Math 33, W&R1 9 October,  2017 American Lawn Care Emissions             In the simmering ninety-degree heat of summer through the months of May to August, my primary work title is laborer. More specifically, I weed-whack with … Continue reading

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Reusable water bottles can make a difference

Erin Brennan Professor Deforest Math 33 W&R 1 Final Draft 1 October 2017 Contrary to popular belief, most of the time drinking bottled water is not a healthier or smarter alternative to drinking tap water in a reusable bottle. You … Continue reading

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