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Disease migration and the expanding tropics

Category: Environment | Food | Health | Author: Gladwyn d'Souza

We need to prevent the loss of forests, restrict airline travel, and the stop the expanding tropics by getting off fossil fuels. Photo by Muhammad Mahdi Karim, Aedes Aegypti in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery and the Local Green New Deal.

Category: Business | Career | Economics | Environment | Food | Health | Author: Gladwyn d'Souza

We have an opportunity to rebuild our neighborhoods so they work for residents through the Green New Deal. Squandering this opportunity for the good old days only entrenches racism and climate change.

Stop shoreline degradation in Redwood City

Category: Environment | Health | Author: Gladwyn d'Souza

Letter to editor on stopping shoreline degradation, in RWC, by considering development on the salt ponds.

Public high speed internet for all is a necessity post-Covid

Category: Environment | Health | Author: Gladwyn d'Souza

The present economy has been vicious and dehumanizing in how people of color have been treated. A post-covid economy needs to address inequities. A place to start is by providing public high speed internet for all.

What’s wrong with this picture? Everything

Category: Environment | Food | Health | Author: Gladwyn d'Souza

Media needs to stop fringe amplification and focus on the larger questions raised by the Covid 19 pandemic. Picture from https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article242946886.html

Don't let policy makers say density is the problem

Category: Books | Environment | Health | Author: Gladwyn d'Souza

Density and competent leadership have meant the difference between life and death under Covid 19.

COVID-19 and Climate Change

Category: Environment | Health | Author: Kwickham

Thoughts about the intersection and similarities between our response to the corona virus pandemic and climate change.

The open secret of the dirty economy

Category: Environment | Food | Health | Author: Gladwyn d'Souza

It's impossible to get away from fossil fuels. Image from https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/wp-content/plugins/sio-bluemoon/graphs/mlo_full_record.png

Advice for Incoming College Freshmen, Pt. 2

Category: Education | Health | Author: Belicia Tang

Welcome to part two of my two-part advice series for incoming college freshmen. Having recently graduated from UCLA, I've decided to impart some advice to incoming college freshmen on how to best prepare for what is to be one of their most formative life chapters. I aim to ease college freshmen...