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Elon Musk; Coal and electric cars

When I first read this article, I was very surprised how much coal we use to power electricity and how much of a problem this is. It really made me question how well electric cars really are for the environment … Continue reading

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Final. Meat production hurting the planet

If you have seen anything along the line in the documentary, called cowspiracy, you might know that our water usage is in trouble. We have mass amounts of droughts coming from all over the united states and a huge contributor … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: E-readers vs. textbooks

Have you even picked up a textbook? Chances are you have and maybe as some point, you even have bought an e-reader. E-readers vs textbooks have been an interesting debate since e-readers came out for the first time in the … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: How is meat production hurting the water?

In this draft, I would like to speak about how meat production is hurting our water. If you have seen anything along the line in the documentary, called cowspiracy, you might know that our water usage is in trouble. We … Continue reading

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Bibliography #4: E-readers better than textbooks

Topic: In today’s world, we are advancing at a high rate in technology and it always made me wonder where exactly we are heading in terms of books. With e-readers, it makes it easy to get any book, without having … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3: Meat and Water Use

What I want to achieve through this post is there be a big realization of what water use means to agriculture in industrial farms. I am currently upset with how much water intake it takes just to produce one simple … Continue reading

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Final Blog Post #2: Clean cooking

In some parts of the world, the way that they have to cook their food is through a “stove” that is made from other substances than we see in developed countries. For example, many under- developed countries have to use … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Clean cooking for the environment

With the convenience of cooking in our own home, we rarely think about the environment. We are constantly accustomed to having everything at our finger tips without much concern for the environment around us. What if this was not the … Continue reading

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Bibliography 2: Clean Cooking for the Environment

Topic: Cooking styles that is more beneficial for the environment- alternatives and helping the environment Source 1: “Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.” Global Alliance for Clean Cook Stoves. Web. 19 Feb. 2016. -Displays what is going on in our world against the … Continue reading

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Math Test

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12\times10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^{2}=4\pi\sigma T^{4}R^{2}\) \(12km\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}\approx7.2\text{mile}\) \(4173445246.50\approx4200000000=4.2\times10^{9}\) \(50m\times\frac{3.4\times10^6\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times\frac{10\text{J}}{1\text{kg}\times1\text{m}}=1.7\text{GW}\) \(5000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx\$7150\)

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Bibliography 1: Waste Reduction through composting

Topic: Waste and Energy Reduction I would like to figure out what it would take for the Earth to minimize their trash problems. The world is always throwing things away without the thought of composting or recycling. I feel as … Continue reading

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Introductory Post: Samantha Kaup

Hi! My name is Samantha Kaup and I am currently a Psychology major with the BA option. I am very interested in this course because I wish to go to graduate school and study sustainable psychology. I am very interested … Continue reading

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