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Common Home magazine brings you all things environment and sustainability from Georgetown and beyond. Brought to you by The Earth Commons—Georgetown University’s Institute for Environment & Sustainability.

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Christian Rishel, The Breakdown

The Breakdown: Circular Economy

Much buzz is around the circular economy, but what exactly is it? Georgetown alumnus Christian Rishel, a circular economy expert, breaks down the concept for Common Home readers.

October 17, 2022

Climate & Energy, Maria Petrova

Seven Reasons to Learn About Energy

A sustainable future calls for a changing energy landscape. Dr. Maria Petrova lays down seven reasons to learn about our energy system and how we can act to improve it.

October 17, 2022

Arts & Culture, Marion Cassidy, What We’re Watching

What We’re Watching: Connections Between Humanity and Nature

Marion Cassidy, Common Home’s Arts and Culture Editor, reviews three films that comment on the connection between humans and nature.

October 17, 2022

Climate & Energy, Environmental Justice, Malina Brannen

Climate Migration: the Change We Aren’t Talking About

Georgetown college student Malina Brannen breaks down the relationship between climate change and immigration policy and looks at the current state of policy domestically and internationally.

June 10, 2022

Climate & Energy, Elsa Barron

When Tensions Simmer, Too

Program Assistant Elsa Barron at the Center for Climate and Security discusses the implications of climate conflict in Syria, Ethiopia, and Ukraine.

June 2, 2022

Climate & Energy, Interviews, Mark Agard, Sustainability

Reimagining Cities: The Future of Urban Planning

An interview with Dr. Christopher Pyke of the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies on the future of urban planning, by Common Home editor Mark Agard.

April 27, 2022

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