EAF student research helped create a national standard for sustainable practices in restaurants. Congrats to all involved and to our partner Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition!
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On November 4, 2013, journalist Alex Prud’homme discussed his new book Hydrofracking: What Everybody Needs to Know at UChicago’s International House. The event was moderated by Phillip Drake, the Center for International Studies Lecturer in Environmental Studies. Prud’homme began his presentation by talking about the polarized nature of public opinion on hydrofracking and how people disagree even on the simple definition of hydrofracking. (more…)
What is fracking fluid and how does it impact water supplies? Who regulates the industry? Will it reduce our energy costs or poison our water supply? Will it cause earthquakes or bring thousands of jobs to economically depressed areas? What does the evidence show? (more…)
“Fractured: A Public Discussion on Fracking and the Environment” featured four specialists, albeit from different fields, who shared their experiences and perspectives on hydraulic fracturing. The panel discussion occurred at the Field Museum on October 12 and included the following distinguished members: (more…)