Daily Archives: March 25, 2016

Assignment 4: Draft Ebook and paper book, which is more sustainable?

Topic: Nowadays, the world is centered around technology and it has made people’s lives more convenient. However, does technology really come at no cost? When the disadvantages seem to be invisible, it does not mean that they don’t exist. Paper books and … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: The Dangers of Rising Sea Levels

Global climate change is one of the gravest challenges that humanity faces today. One of the most dangerous impacts that climate change has had is the crisis of rising sea levels. As the Earth continues to warm and the polar … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: The Sky Window is Closing Final Draft

The greenhouse effect gets a great deal of negative press as it is one of the contributing factors to global warming.  What few people realize is that the greenhouse effect is precisely the reason we have an inhabitable planet.  If … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Keystone Pipeline

Topic:In my piece, I will discuss the benefits and negatives of the Keystone Pipeline. I will also talk about the history and political implications of the pipeline. Audience: Anyone looking to learn more about the much-discussed Keystone Pipeline. Source 1: … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: draft

With the all the new knowledge that the World has been accruing in the past 20-30 years on Global Warming and Climate Change, the main focus seems to be on how bad burning fossil fuels is. But is the burning … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Florida Threatened by Global Warming Rough Draft

Topic: How long before we lose Florida to Global Warming Audience: Naysayers about Global Warming and more specifically the public that believes them. Source 1: Natural Resources Defense Council “http://www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/florida/execsum.asp”  Relevant claims: Discusses the possibility of Florida property damage and loss … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Climate Impacts on Water Resources Rough Draft

First Paragraph: Severe weather changes would be resulted by Global Warming. As temperature increases, water resources are especially affected. Droughts, melted glacial ice, declining sea levels are all consequences. Human activities are also affected and eventually the balance between climate, energy … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Funan River pollution circumstance

When learning the equilibrium state about a system, in the class we discussed some examples of simple pollutant lake. This time I want to figure out a real life problem about a river in my hometown. Funan River is across the … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Draft

Intro: We are living in a modern day Atlantis. As we continue to pollute the atmosphere with greenhouse gases our oceans creep closer to swallowing our cities. Most of the world’s population lives along water. These people are mostly in … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Without The Pig’s skin

Recently in the news the National Football League (NFL)  has confirmed that football is in fact linked to the chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a brain disease that results from receiving many blows to the head. This disease leads to deterioration of … Continue reading

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Bibliography #4: Nuclear Energy Stigmata

Topic: Investigating the stigma that surround the nuclear energy industry and see just how “dangerous” this relatively clean form of energy production really is.  I will be looking into both environmental impacts as well human safety concerns. Audience:  My audience … Continue reading

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Bibliography 4

My goal with this post is to elaborate on Andrew Guberlet’s discussion regarding Penn State OPP and its initiative to reduce the campus’ carbon footprint and help make the university more eco-friendly. I want to use tangible examples to help … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Global Warming: What Our Candidates Believe Vs. The Truth

2016 is a pivotal year for each president hopeful as the race intensifies for both the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations. A bevy of issues will be placed at the forefront to be discussed, and each candidate will hold a … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Cut the Meat, Save the Earth (Jonathan Gross)

Everyday, we are inundated with meat products. A glance around the dining hall will often reveal burgers, chicken, beef stir-fry and more. To some, meat is a delicious part of a meal loaded with protein and great flavor.  While I … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Vegetarian America?

In my next blog post I would like to talk about how much energy we could save if we, as a country, didn’t eat red meat. Also, I think it would be interesting to see what other kind of benefits … Continue reading

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Wind Energy Comparison

In this blog I am going to address the topic of wind energy in the United States. Energy is constantly flowing and being “consumed” by citizens in order to power their day to day life. Coal and fossil fuels have … Continue reading

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Bibliography 4

The fourth topic I will focus on is that of restoring forests and the planting of trees after construction. This is an issue within all of the world, considering construction is going on everywhere room needs to be made. In … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Urban Cooling

Intro: Urban cooling is a recent phenomenon that that is very beneficial to society. By definition, the practice causes resilience against excessive heat that is often found in a city, filled with cramped skyscrapers and numerous amount of pollution. Since … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Draft

I will be discussing the topic of wasting water. Water waste is a very prevelant topic in todays world considering the population is growing at a rapid pace. America is becoming more opulated as we speak. This calls for change … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: The Perks of Greener Housing

Intro: It is important to note that most houses in the modern-era have energy-efficient appliances. However, that was not the case for older homes. Although it is impressive how far we’ve come when it comes to efficiency, there are houses … Continue reading

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Bibliography 4: The Environmental Impact of the Olympics

Topic: I want to look at the various impacts of hosting the Olympics on both the regional and global environment. Audience: Voting members of the International Olympic Committee who decide where each Olympics is held, as well as cities that … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Climate Change in the Antarctic

Climate change is often discussed among scientists and the media because it is, of course, a major concern among environmentalists and climatologists. It has been a budding concern for many years and it is important that we understand the affects … Continue reading

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