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Climate Change and the Political Ecology of American Power

Christian Parenti, contributing editor at The Nation, follows up on his book, "Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence." Read More »

Late Industrialism: Producing Inequalities

Anthropologist Kim Fortun on the social and environmental vulnerabilities produced by industrial decline Read More »

WATCH — Youth, Democracy and the Politics of Disappointment

Anthropologist Jessica Greenberg sheds light on the challenges and experiences that follow revolutionary change. Read More »

WATCH — Renegade Dreams: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago

Anthropologist Laurence Ralph examines survival and hardship on Chicago's West Side Read More »

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Lower Carbon = Higher Profit

Forbes Magazine — Carbon emissions signal inefficiency in a system, an energy expert said in Chicago this week, so reducing emissions usually means increasing savings.

Announcing the 2015-16 Norman Wait Harris Small Grant Competition

Applications are now being accepted through May 1st for grants up to $3000 for campus events on international topics.

Global Engagement Office launches new website

The University's new Global Engagement website compiles information about ongoing international programs — on campus and around the world — in one place. The website has a map of programs on the home page as well as a more in depth Directory of International Programs where you can sort initiatives by city, country, region, or continent. Take a look!

PGE Shapes National Green Restaurant Certification

New standard for sustainable industry practices is based on research by students working with Environmental Studies lecturer Sabina Shaikh.

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