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The Perks of Greener Housing

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 that … Continue reading

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Read and Response 2: Don’t be fooled – Elon Musk’s electric cars aren’t about to save the planet

Bjorn Lomborg of the Telegraph argues against the upcoming and much anticipated Tesla 3 car. Although it is penned as a “world-changing car” the author surely does not buy into that claim, considering that it is not even under construction, … Continue reading

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What’s Cooler Than Urban Cooling?

You walk into a city and what do you see? Skyscrapers, rowhomes, and business buildings as far as the eye can see. However, as visually appealing these man-made structures are, they bring a lot of detriment to a city. 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 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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The Colder It Is, The More You Burn

It’s easy to see that exercising is a big part of a lot of people’s lives, especially from the looks of it on a college campus. People either do it to just stay fit, or have a goal for the … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3: Urban Cooling

Topic: Evaluate the positives of urban cooling by first explaining what it is and how it would benefit a society overall (through sustainability). Real-life examples will be shown to put the environmentally-friendly ideas into good use and compare that to a … Continue reading

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Reading Response 1: Slow Steaming and the Supposed Limits to Growth

Paul Krugman of the New York Times argues a point in saving energy that is usually overlooked. That strategy is: slow steaming. It is an adequate solution because in our modern society, we often struggle to correlate saving money and … Continue reading

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Recycling – A Real-Life Positive

Often, the process of recycling – which is known as collecting and processing the old and converting them into the new – receives negative attention. This occurs due to misconceptions about its economic payout. However, the environmental benefits outweigh it all. Most notably, the process decreases … Continue reading

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Draft 2: The Colder The Weather, The More You Burn

Topic: Evaluate how much running burns calories. The main goal revolves around comparing that to exercising in the winter, which is proven to burn more calories in specific conditions. ****Intro: As you can see in my bibliography topic, I will be talking … Continue reading

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Math Test

  \(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12\times10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi \sigma T^4R^2\) \(12\text{ km}\times\frac{0.6{ mile}}{1{ km}}\approx7.2\text{ mile}\) \[12\text{ km}\times\frac{0.6{ mile}}{1{ km}}\approx7.2\text{ mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx4,200,000,000=4.2\times10^9\) \[50\text{ m}\times\frac{3.4\times10^6\text{ kg}}{1\text{ sec}}\times\frac{10\text{ J}}{1\text{ kg}\times1\text{ m}}=1.7\text{ GW}\] \(\$5,000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx\$7,150\)

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Assignment 1: Recycling – A Real-Life Positive

I intend my first paragraph to be: Often, the process of recycling – which is known as collecting and processing the old and converting them into the new – receives negative attention. This occurs due to misconceptions about its economic payout. However, the environmental benefits … Continue reading

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Introductory Post: Minaya Ismayilova

Hi! My name is Minaya and I am a sophomore at PSU, majoring in Psychology’s Science option. I am hoping to pursue a clinical field after I graduate, especially PA school. I’ve knocked out Calculus classes in high school and … Continue reading

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