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Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Erin Cline

How the Humanities Can Help With The Climate Crisis: How ethics, culture, and spirituality can galvanize climate action 

Our traditions and practices are often rooted in deep connections to the land – even when those practices are harmful to the environment. Professor Erin Cline discusses how…

October 17, 2022

Climate & Energy
Ryan Levandowski
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…

October 17, 2022

Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Evan Barba

Should the Inflation Reduction Act Make Us Less Pessimistic about the Climate?: Professor Evan Barba’s perspective on the climate impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

A cause for less pessimism? Professor Evan Barba shares his views on the Inflation Reduction Act and what it means for the.…

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.…

October 17, 2022

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Marion Cassidy

Curating Climate Change: How a new museum in NYC is creating community through teaching people about climate change

Saskia Randle, Design and Curatorial Associate at the Climate Museum in New York City, shares insight into what it's like to create and work at a museum dedicated to teaching…

October 17, 2022

Caroline James
Sustainability

Four Steps to Sustainable Packaging: A step-by-step path towards more sustainable packaging

At 46%, packaging is the largest contributor to plastic waste, so making even a small dent can add up to a huge decrease in the waste stream. Caroline James, Georgetown alumnae…

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. …

October 17, 2022

Climate Change
Environmental Health
Interviews
Sustainability
Ursula Gately

Rising Risk of Extreme Heat on Health in the District

Have you wondered why the summer heat in DC has increased so much? Undergraduate student Ursula Gately (COL'23) investigates rising heat in the district and the governmental, as…

October 15, 2022

Alannah Nathan
Interviews
Sustainability

Alumni Spotlight: Miguel CuUnjing Associate Director of North America – Engagement at Federated Hermes; MSB MBA 2015

Georgetown alumnus Miguel CuUnjieng (MSB ‘15) is the Associate Director for EOS at Federated Hermes on the North American team. Miguel shares his experience working in…

October 15, 2022

Alannah Nathan
Climate & Energy

Is the oil and gas industry ready for the energy transition? 

Much of the success–or failure–of the energy transition hinges on the role of the oil and gas industry. Common Home editor Alannah Nathan shares insights from her current…

October 15, 2022