The State of Waste Management in UC Berkeley Fraternities

Alex Dhond Fraternities at UC Berkeley have serious waste problems, and if you have ever stepped one, you’ll probably notice that, with regard to waste, there’s something I informally call a “one bin system”. It sounds pretty much like what it is -- all waste goes into one bin. Recycling is pretty much non-existent, and [...]

A Global Carbon Tax: Winners, Losers, and Economic Impacts

Claire Parkinson Photo from LexisNexis A ​new study from energy and environmental policy researchers at the University of Illinois​ finds that a global carbon tax on fossil fuels would generate winners and losers among countries of all income groups, with low-carbon economies earning the biggest advantages. The authors find that countries with more hydropower and [...]