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Read and Respond #2

Sustainability Gone Mad The Syracuse University divested all of its fossil fuel stocks. This is becoming a growing phenomenon on college campuses. George F Wills believes that the institutions are going to be negatively impacted by this decision. Mainly due … Continue reading

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Vegetarian America?

There is a stigma surrounding those who give up eating meat. The majority of the population in the United States does not realize that there are tremendous health benefits to becoming a vegetarian. I think it would be interesting to see … Continue reading

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Appliances and Energy

As a college senior, I am starting to research the “real world”. Which essentially means that I am looking at a lot of things that cost a lot of money. A way to save money (and electricity) is by buying … Continue reading

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Rough Draft 3: Appliances and Energy

Intro: As a college senior, I am starting to research the “real world”. Which essentially means that I am looking at a lot of things that cost a lot of money. A way to save money and electricity is by … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Appliances and Energy

The topic of this blog post will be about how to save electricity and money by buying newer appliances. And while that might seem like a rather consumerist statement, appliances are a major drain of electricity. The older they are, … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3: Appliances and Energy

My next blog post will be about how to save electricity and money by buying newer appliances. And while that might seem like a rather consumerist statement, appliances are a major drain of electricity and the older they are, the … 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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Read Respond Assignment 1

Slow Steaming and the Supposed Limits to Growth Scientists, anti-environmentalist conservatives, and anti-capitalists are constantly arguing about environmentalism and if it is practical in our economy. Scientists hold the purely academic outlook and contest that there is no price too … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Wind Energy

Energy is constantly flowing and being “consumed” by citizens in order to power their day to day life. Coal and fossil fuels have documented negative environmental impacts so it is important that we reduce our dependence on them. A potential … Continue reading

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Bibliography 2: Wind Power

With the second blog post’s theme of energy, I think it would be interesting to look into wind power. I was inspired to look into this topic because during my time studying in France I saw wind turbines everywhere and … Continue reading

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Rainwater Collection and Reuse

In this blog, I am going to address rainwater collection and its potential to be reused for personal use. Obviously water is an essential part of day to day life; besides drinking it, we shower in it, wash our dishes, … Continue reading

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Math Test Laura Nestor

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12×10^4\) \(\pi{L}(1-\alpha){R^2}=4\pi\sigma{T^4}{R^2}\) \(12\text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{{1}\text{km}}\approx7.2\text{mile}\) \[12\text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{{1}\text{km}}\approx7.2\text{mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx4,200,000,000=4.2\times10^9\) \[50\text{m}\times\frac{3.4\times10^6\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times\frac{10\text{J}}{1\text{kg}\cdot1\text{m}}=1.7\text{ GW}\] \(\$5,000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx\$7,150\)

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Assignment 1: Rainwater Reuse

I am going to address rainwater and its potential to be reused for personal use and small irrigation projects. Personal use includes showering, toilet water, recreational use, dishwashing, and clothes washing. Small irrigation projects include things such as sprinklers. This … Continue reading

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Bibliography 1: Rainwater Reuse

My Topic: Independent citizens interested in reusing rainwater My Audience: Policy makers and environmentally conscious citizens Potential Math: The math I want to look at is the amount of rain water independent homes are currently collecting on average in relation … Continue reading

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Introductory Post: Laura Nestor

Hi Everyone! My name is Laura Nestor and I am a senior studying Psychology with a focus in Business, a minor in Business, and a minor in French. I am taking Math 33 because it sounded interesting  and it was … Continue reading

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