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Tax Carbon for Public Health

I was listening to Vermont Public Radio the other day and heard Thomas Friedman discuss carbon taxes. He is back in the spotlight on this issue because he wrote another op-ed about why the U.S. should adopt this tax. The … Continue reading

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The Role of Government

The Sequester is back in the news. People have to wait longer at airports, and federal agencies are putting off hiring new employees because of budget uncertainty. The Sequester is representative of the way the U.S. federal government approaches so … Continue reading

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Walking the Weight Away

The physical shape of our urban environment has profound effects on human health. Urban design can determine which biological and chemical environmental hazards enter citizens’ bodies through air, water, or food. But the physical shape of our built urban environments … Continue reading

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