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Archive for August, 2013

Air Pollution: In Your Own Backyard

Thursday, 29 August, 2013

In a previous post, I mentioned that I’m originally from Los Angeles, a city whose air pollution is legendary. In fact, I’m part of the third generation of my family to call Los Angeles home. Probably not coincidentally, I’m also part of the third generation of my family to suffer from asthma. As I sincerely…

The measure and the end

Monday, 26 August, 2013

I’ve been mulling over the phrase “the measure of creation” lately. It is a teleological phrase. There is a purpose, an end, for every thing created. And there is also an end, as in a finishing point, for everything. God created the earth, the plants, the animals, and saw that they were good, and then…

Stewardship in Action: Mike and Brooke Lowry

Thursday, 22 August, 2013

Mike Lowry Civil Engineering Professor, University of Idaho Brooke Lowry Safe Routes to School Coordinator, Moscow, Idaho Mike and Brooke, can you tell us about the work you do to promote biking and walking? Mike: I do research and teach courses about transportation planning. My research examines how the built environment influences our daily travel…

An Appeal To Those Concerned But Not Yet Alarmed About Climate Change

Wednesday, 14 August, 2013

According to a recent study done at Yale University only 13% of Americans are alarmed about anthropogenic, or human-caused, global warming (AGW), while on the other end of the spectrum 10% are adamantly dismissive and another 15% are at least doubtful about it. Interestingly, the majority of Americans are either concerned (26%) or cautiously concerned…