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Arts & Culture
Spring 2024
Summer 2024

Common Home Arts Showcase 2024

2024 Theme: Life on Earth—Wildlife, People & Landscapes The 2024 theme for the Common Home Arts Showcase was “Life on Earth,” inviting photographers to depict the…

May 1, 2024

Environmental Justice
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Green Commons Award Recipient: Georgetown Women’s Center

A review of the outcomes from a Green Commons award to the Georgetown’s Women’s Center for a study on the sustainability of menstrual. …

April 19, 2024

Biodiversity
Food & Water
Max Scheiner
Spring 2024

The Mega Impact of Microplastics: the Reality of the “Great” Pacific Garbage Patch

Georgetown student, Max Scheiner breaks down the true implications of the Pacific Garbage. …

April 17, 2024

Arts & Culture
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Erin Cline
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Early Ecological Ethics: A Look at Chinese Environmental Thought

Professor Erin Cline looks at the implications of Chinese philosophy for an environmental. …

April 7, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Environmental Health
Rosemary Sokas
Spring 2024

Jesuit Projects in Climate-Change-Affected Liberia

Professor Rosemary Sokas briefs Common Home on the partnerships between Jesuit organizations in the U.S and abroad in Liberia working to address climate change-induced.…

April 5, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate & Energy
Climate Change
Maria Petrova
Spring 2024

Revisited: Harnessing the Power of Community Benefit Agreements for Net Zero Targets

For our anniversary issue, Common Home checks back in Professor Petrova who shares her thoughts on the positive impacts of Community Benefit Agreements in clean energy. …

April 5, 2024

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. …

April 1, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Food & Water
Madhura Shembekar
Shelby Gresch
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Revisited: Shelby Gresch, the Force Behind the Hoya Harvest Garden

For our anniversary issue, Common Home checks back in with Shelby Gresch, post-baccalaureate fellow with the Earth Commons responsible for the Hoya Harvest. …

March 30, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Spring 2024
Sustainability

What’s Under Foot: Land, Environment, and Climate Change

Georgetown professor Tim Bartley draws the significant connection between land and climate. …

March 26, 2024

Environmental Health
Environmental Justice
Jennifer D. Roberts
Spring 2024

Don’t Get In The Water: Blue Space Racism and the Drowning of Black Bodies

Professor Jennifer D. Roberts of University of Maryland School of Public Health discusses the prevalence of blue space. …

March 25, 2024