Archive: Issues

109 Articles

Arts & Culture
Cecilia Cassidy
Fall 2023
Summer 2023

Nature, Crisis, Consequence: Using the Past to Rethink Environmental Change

Common Home editor Cecilia Cassidy reviews an innovative art exhibit by the New York Historical.…

September 9, 2023

Alexandra Pyne
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Fall 2023
Summer 2023
Sustainability

One Industry, Many Ideologies: Exploring Sustainable Finance

2022 Stapleton Fellow at Georgetown University, Alexandra Pyne examines the role of the finance industry in addressing the climate. …

September 5, 2023

Environmental Justice
Fall 2023
Food & Water
Summer 2023
Yuki Kato

Urban Cultivation Matters

Urban farms provide a variety of social benefits to the communities that tend them by challenging capitalistic systems of social inequity. However, growers face a host of…

September 1, 2023

Editor Letters
Fall 2023
Issues
Summer 2023

Editor Letter, Fall 2023

We’re pleased to present to you the sixth issue of Common Home, Georgetown University’s online and print magazine on environmental news and analysis from the Earth Commons…

September 1, 2023

Elyza Bruce
Environmental Health
Fall 2023
Food & Water
Summer 2023

The ripple effects of Sackett v. EPA

The Supreme Court of the United States passed a ruling this past May that will significantly limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to protect streams and wetlands…

August 30, 2023

Arts & Culture
Elyza Bruce
Fall 2023
Rebecca Rutstein
Summer 2023

The synergy between the arts and the sciences: representing the wonders of the natural world through visual art

Rebecca Rutstein, an interdisciplinary artist, and Elyza Bruce, Common Home Editor, discuss artistic process and the interconnected synergy between science and the fine.…

August 28, 2023

Biodiversity
Maya Snyder
Spring 2023

Invasive Insects: Examining the Spread of The Cabbage White Butterfly

Researchers at Georgetown University are using cutting-edge mathematical models to map species evolution in a changing. …

June 20, 2023

Alannah Nathan
Food & Water
Spring 2023

Reinventing the Food System Through Private Investment

Alannah Nathan examines how two alternative agricultural companies are changing the cultivation.…

June 20, 2023

Candice Powers
Food & Water
Spring 2023

Kelp is on the way: How one scientist is using seaweed and oysters to save our coastal waters and communities

Georgetown alumni Candice Powers profiles mariculture pioneer Michael Doall who is leading the charge for sustainable oyster farms that both provide sustenance and clean the.…

June 20, 2023

Candice Powers
Environmental Justice
Spring 2023

Stewardship of Oceans Should Belong to the First Nations People

First Nations People have sustainably stewarded the oceans for centuries. Now modern practices must make room for them to lead in a sustainable mariculture. …

June 20, 2023