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This ongoing project provides internships to look at the food system and its impacts on the environment, health, and climate. — Rethink the System, Work for Change — The specific activities depend on what is happening in the community at … more
Urban Ecology uses urban planning, ecology, and public participation to help develop cities that are healthier places to live. (This parallels the Alliance’s overall mission & goals, but will focus on a specific area for the term of the internship.) … more
What is the cost to society of allowing businesses to externalize costs (even as many leaders go on and on about supporting a ‘free market’)? These ‘externalities’ — costs that are incurred as a result of an economic activity but … more
Many elementary and secondary students do not understand the extent or causes of global warming or how important it is to reduce greenhouse gas [GHG] emissions now. We are identifying and developing tools & ideas that make it easier for … more
This is a great project for the right student. At first glance, a Combined Heat and Power [CHP] project might appear to be a straightforward mechanical engineering challenge, a technical problem to solve — but it involves many other factors … more
The Need for Equitable and Inclusive Development, by Ce-Ce Gerlach Community Health in the Lehigh Valley, by Jacqline Wolf Tice Land Use and Development, by Zeke Zelker Forgoing Fossil Fuels, Finally, by Rebecca Canright The Real Cost of Food, by … more
[Updated March 18, 2015] The following open letter is prompted by several stories in the Express-Timesand Morning Call reporting that almost all of our high schools already have synthetic turf fields (as do most colleges and universities in the Lehigh Valley)—and the few … more