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How can Alabama help Solve Climate?

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By Meredith Lynch. It has been a long Covid-19 year for all of us. Meanwhile, the planet kept getting hotter, with 2020 tying for the hottest year that humans have ever experienced. What can we do here in Alabama to create climate solutions, while also driving an economic recovery from Covid?  …

Campus Changemaker: Dr. Sweta Byahut

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By Chloe McMahon. Dr. Sweta Byahut serves as an Associate Professor and current Director at Auburn’s Community Planning graduate program. She has been teaching at Auburn for nearly nine years. A seasoned urban planner, her passion for sustainable urban development is evident both in her teaching and research. Since she…

Books & Ball Caps: All We Can Save & The Louisville Bats

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Mike recommends reading All We Can Save by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson and shares the story behind his Louisville Bats ball cap. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKkFx4qpEXo

Dread & Disbelief: My Brother’s Death & Climate Change

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“The future is not set in stone. Some amount of change is inevitable. It’s as if we’ve been smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for decades, but we don’t have lung cancer yet. The amount of change that we’re going to see—whether it’s serious, whether it’s dangerous, whether it’s…

Are You Recycling Correctly? Maybe.

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By David Knowles. There are intricacies to waste sorting that we think we understand but we really really do not. Your local recycling program might not accept all recyclable items and putting things in the recycling bin that cannot be recycled will contaminate the recycling stream. This can be confusing,…