Environment

Tackling the Thirst: Water Scarcity and the Rise of Innovative Conservation Technologies

Tackling the Thirst: Water Scarcity and the Rise of Innovative Conservation Technologies

Brief #169 – Environment Policy Brief
by : Inijah Quadri

Water scarcity, exacerbated by factors such as climate change and population growth, poses a significant threat to over 2 billion people worldwide. Innovative conservation technologies offer hope in mitigating the effects of water scarcity, from precision agriculture to smart water management systems.

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With thousands of jobs promised, $6 billion in ‘green’ industry funding was an easy sell: The Pros and Cons of New Government-Sponsored Green Jobs

With thousands of jobs promised, $6 billion in ‘green’ industry funding was an easy sell: The Pros and Cons of New Government-Sponsored Green Jobs

Brief #166 – Environment Policy Brief
by : Todd Broadman

Amidst bipartisan support, the Biden administration allocates $6 billion towards green jobs, targeting the decarbonization of heavy industries like steel and aluminum. This initiative aims to create employment opportunities while advancing environmental goals, sparking debates on its effectiveness and economic viability.

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The Unequal Effects of Climate Change on Vulnerable Communities

The Unequal Effects of Climate Change on Vulnerable Communities

Brief #165 – Environment Policy Brief
by : Devyne Byrd

Delve into the connection between environmental injustice and climate change in low-income areas, where discriminatory zoning perpetuates pollution and vulnerability. From Cancer Alley’s toxicity to the unequal impact of climate disasters, marginalized communities struggle to access vital environmental and healthcare resources.

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