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  • Climate breakdown drives inequality

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    By Christopher Thompson The effect of climate change on economic growth is up to six times stronger in the world’s poorest countries. In a song that everybody knows, Leonard Cohen once famously sang “the poor stay poor, the rich get rich.” This statement has purchase beyond the realm of music – it holds true in global economics. Cross-country inequality […]

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  • Why New Graduate’s should not stay in unfulfilling jobs

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    Securing the first job out of college can be stressful, but it’s an entirely other daunting task to determine the right time to leave that position. In fact, it’s often the second job that can set the trajectory of a career and cement someone’s place in an industry. Industry insiders and career experts also stressed […]

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  • Working while in college can get you a bigger paycheck after graduation

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    By Christopher Thompson There’s good news for the many people who are in college and working too: they’re likely to pick up a larger paycheck after graduation than their peers who didn’t work. That’s the finding from a new study published by the Education and Employment Research Center at the Rutgers School of Management and […]

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  • Has climate change had an impact on tornados?

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    By Christopher Thompson This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  As the seemingly endless barrage of violent tornadoes continued to pummel a large swath of the United States this week, lawmakers and concerned citizens declared on social media that the storms offered a front row seat to […]

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  • Plastic Ban protecting the marine population

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    By Christopher Thompson Government’s recent ban on single-use petro-based plastics has been highlighted as an “urgent” measure the Caribbean should implement to tackle marine pollution,  a World Bank report said Thursday. Marine pollution threatens not only the region’s resistance to climate change, but also its economic prosperity and sustainable development, the report argues. According to […]

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  • How Food Packaging Could be Affecting Your Health

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    By Christopher Thompson The internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan that included reducing and eliminating excess waste, using materials that could realistically be recycled and avoiding harmful substances. It’s the last part that medical and environmental […]

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  • Miami Beach is Taking Rising Sea Levels Very Seriously

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    The debate over climate change is front and center in South Florida, and one city in particular. Miami Beach knows it could one day be under water and now officials are doing even more to get people’s attention. Students at Miami Beach High School held a walkout and rally on Tuesaday for local action on […]

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  • Leave Our Beaches BETTER Than You Found It This Summer

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    By Ryan Johnson With the first day of summer just around the corner, millions of Americans are flocking to the beach. In addition to being a family-friendly source of outdoor recreation, our beaches contribute billions of dollars to local economies across the country. In Florida alone, tourists spent an estimated $2 billion dollars from 2012 […]

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  • City Parking is Changing in Huston – Here is why!

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    By Ryan Johnson As the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County gets ready to rev up its test of autonomous vehicles at Texas Southern University, a question looms over the commercial real estate sector in Houston: How much change will be driven by the no-driver trend, particularly as it relates to parking? In an interview […]

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  • Celebrate Remembrance in Phoenix for Memorial Day

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    By Christopher Thompson A handful of ceremonies and remembrances are planned around the Valley. Check out the list below to see some things you can do to support remembrance and the celebration of life. Gilbert Historical Society’s Memorial Day Ceremony (May 27) Hosted by the Gilbert Historical Society and the American Legion Post 39, the […]

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