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Common Home

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.

Biodiversity, Climate & Energy, Oswaldo Villena, Spring 2024

The Impact of Global Warming on Human and Avian Malaria

Georgetown postdoctoral researcher examines the impacts of climate change on malaria.

April 1, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy, Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Food & Water, Marcus King, Spring 2024

Climate Change and the Water Weapon: How Rising Temperatures are Expanding the Footprint of Conflict

Georgetown Professor Marcus King delineates the implications of water crisis on conflict across the globe

March 8, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy, Food & Water, Sarah Devermann, Spring 2024, Sustainability

Leveraging Technology to Make Smallholder Farming Sustainable

Georgetown alumni shares her work in making technology available for small farmers.

March 22, 2024

Biodiversity, Brian M. Griffiths, Environmental Justice, Food & Water, Spring 2024, Sustainability

Food, Culture, and Conservation in Maijuna Lands

A creative nonfiction piece by Assistant Professor Griffiths on his research with Peruvian Indigenous Maijunas.

March 15, 2024

Arts & Culture, Climate Change, Sarah Craig, Spring 2023, Sustainability

Climate Change and Curriculum: Georgetown’s Core Pathways Initiative at Five Years

Sarah Craig (SFS ’23) reflects on the fifth anniversary of Georgetown’s Core Pathways Initiative, an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to explore issues of climate change through a wide variety of thematic courses.

April 25, 2023

Climate & Energy, Ryan Levandowski, Spring 2023, The Breakdown

The Breakdown: Electric Vehicles

What does the future of electric vehicles look like? Georgetown Climate Center’s Ryan Levandowski answers this and other questions you may have about EVs in this issue’s Breakdown piece.

October 17, 2022

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