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Climate Change: A Federal Report

created Nov 26, 2018 02:32 PM
by Shelley Brooks, Ph.D. The recent federal report outlining the short and long-term social, economic, and environmental costs of climate change is particularly relevant to our students, whose ...

Water footprints

created Mar 05, 2018 12:39 PM
This post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue on Cape Town and water scarcity . The challenges presented by water scarcity will be increasingly relevant for students as the ...

A Thirsty Land, California

created Feb 25, 2016 02:21 PM
A brief history of drought and water use in an arid state by Shelley Brooks After four consecutive dry years, over 40% of California is experiencing what is known as an exceptional drought. ...

Debating the L.A. River

created Feb 25, 2016 02:04 PM
A 12th Grade Lesson by Dave Neumann and Nicole Gilbertson, Directors of the CSU Long Beach and UC Irvine History Projects Teaching students major history-social science issues in a local ...

Taking Action on Climate Change

created Dec 16, 2015 01:57 PM
by Shelley Brooks This post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context piece on Climate Change . The United States, by virtue of the size and history of its economy, is a leading ...
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