Flint Water Crisis

Below you will find a policy brief I wrote for my Environmental Policy course at Emory University. Realizing how difficult it is to find one source with detailed information about the #FlintWaterCrisis, I wanted to upload my paper to provide an overview for those who are interested. Hopefully, the "Discussion"…

Prospero: The Battle Between Nature & Man

This essay analyzes the relationship that Prospero shares with other characters in the play as a symbolic relationship between nature and man. It relates ideas presented in Shakespare's The Tempest to present day environmental problems. It is my hope that reading this essay will allow you to read this play…

ROUGH Draft

In Shakespeare’s novel The Tempest, he explores the intricate relationship between humans and nature in an interesting way. Through characters with magical powers, Shakespeare questions the way we think about nature. For the most part, we seem to think that nature can be manipulated for our own personal comfort. Shakespere,…

Intro & Conclusion Draft

In Shakespeare’s novel The Tempest, he explores the intricate relationship between humans and nature in an interesting way. Through characters with magical powers, Shakespeare questions the way we think about nature. For the most part, we seem to think that nature can be manipulated for our own personal comfort. Shakespere,…

Got Air?

Over and over again you hear stories and evidence  that says that air pollution is bad for us and the environment. The government has developed regulations as outlined in the Clean Air Act and other documents to help the ameliorate the impact of industry on our environment's health. I wanted…

Article – Draft

My mom put me in the car and made sure I was securely fastened in the back seat as we prepared for our trip to visit my grandparents. As we approached the portion of the freeway with the bridge that overlooks the “city” within a city, composed of Marathon factories…

Preperation for Article

Topic: Inequalities in environmental issues across geographic locations. I want to explore the idea that some places face more environment issues than other because of the environmental ills that exist in their communities. Claim: There is an inequality that exists within geographic locations that causes some groups of people to…

Blog Post #2

Bennet, Jane. “Powers of the Hoards: Further Notes on Material Agency.” Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects. Ed. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen. Washington, DC: Oliphaunt Books, 2012. 237-269. Web. 7 February 2014. In the essay “Powers of the Hoards: Further Notes on Material Agency”, Bennett explores the idea that hoarding can…