Parking Meter Pandemonium

By Rachel Joseph, First Year Experience Intern I understand the rationale behind the new parking meters. I really do. Not only do they raise more money for our city, but they also discourage people from unnecessarily driving to and around downtown when they can walk, bike, skate, ride public transportation, or in some fantastic cases, … Continue reading Parking Meter Pandemonium

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Curbing Climate Change

By: Jessica Stavole, Energy & Built Environment Intern In December of 1997, the Kyoto Protocol was adopted and the first commitment period took place from 2008 to 2012.  Although the United Stated did not sign the Kyoto Protocol, the EIA reported that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2012 were the lowest since 1994, at 5,293 … Continue reading Curbing Climate Change