Blade Runner Market Liberalism and Social Green Philosophy

Blade Runner makes a social green argument that all living things have inherent value, and that increased development, technology, and economic threaten the environment. Director Ridley Scott warns…

About Nicholas Trevino

I’m Nicholas Trevino a Junior Davidson College political science student studying Human trafficking, Environmental degradation and East-Asian Politics. I was born in Jacksonville Florida, but I have travelled to China, India, and Sri Lanka.

Bridgeton Landfill

TO US Senator Claire McCaskill FROM: NICHOLAS TREVINO, UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHER, DAVIDSON COLLEGE REGARDING: WEST LAKE LANDFILL FIRE DATE March 20, 2016   Bridgeton landfill’s fire puts marginalized communities…

About Nicholas Trevino

I’m Nicholas Trevino a Junior Davidson College political science student studying Human trafficking, Environmental degradation and East-Asian Politics. I was born in Jacksonville Florida, but I have travelled to China, India, and Sri Lanka.

Deepwater Horizon

Lax government regulation allowed BP to lower safety and maintenance standards in an inane cost cutting measure. The Bush and Obama administration cultivated a “deep water oil rush”…

About Nicholas Trevino

I’m Nicholas Trevino a Junior Davidson College political science student studying Human trafficking, Environmental degradation and East-Asian Politics. I was born in Jacksonville Florida, but I have travelled to China, India, and Sri Lanka.

Flint Michigan Water Crisis

Flint’s lead water crisis demonstrates how austerity measures disproportionally fall on socioeconomically disadvantaged stakeholders who possess little recourse to affect policy. Historically marginalized stakeholders suffer from environmental degradation…

About Nicholas Trevino

I’m Nicholas Trevino a Junior Davidson College political science student studying Human trafficking, Environmental degradation and East-Asian Politics. I was born in Jacksonville Florida, but I have travelled to China, India, and Sri Lanka.

Compressor Stations or Public Health-Which One is More Important?

Private Land, Natural Gas or Renewable Energy? In Buckingham County, Virginia, Dominion Natural Gas Company is attempting to install natural gas compressor stations every 50 to 80sq. miles over a span of 550sq. miles. Residents and supporters of Buckingham County are rallying against Dominion officials who are surveying on private land, along with their proposed […]

Kate Meeks

About Kate Meeks

Hi, my name is Kate Meeks and I’m a sophomore Anthropology major. I play field hockey for Davidson and am a member of FCA and Warner Hall Eating House.

Erin Brockovich Movie Analysis

Whose Values Matter More? In 2000, Julia Roberts won an Academy Award for best actress in the film, Erin Brockovich. Roberts plays a young mother of three, struggling to keep a job and feed her children, while simultaneously proving to herself and others what she is capable of in a corporate setting. Brockovich is an […]

Kate Meeks

About Kate Meeks

Hi, my name is Kate Meeks and I’m a sophomore Anthropology major. I play field hockey for Davidson and am a member of FCA and Warner Hall Eating House.

Policy Memo- Paper Towels or Hand Dryers?

MEMORANDAM TO: Edward A. Kania FROM: Kate Meeks SUBJECT: Determining the overall most efficient hand drying method at Davidson College. DATE: 4/11/2016   NEED FOR: The everyday use of paper towel dispensers at Davidson College is a problem. Not only is the paper that is used in paper towel dispensers not cost effective, but the […]

Kate Meeks

About Kate Meeks

Hi, my name is Kate Meeks and I’m a sophomore Anthropology major. I play field hockey for Davidson and am a member of FCA and Warner Hall Eating House.

How to Save the Chesapeake Bay through Pesticide Regulatory Reform in Maryland: A Policy Memo

To:Governor Larry Hogan From: Jack Owens, Davidson College Undergraduate, Baltimore Resident, and Environmental Politics Scholar Subject: Addressing Solutions to Agricultural Pesticide Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay   Pesticides pose a large threat to the biodiversity of the Chesapeake Bay…. Read More

Jack Owens

About Jack Owens

I am a member of the class of 2018 at Davidson College, majoring in educational studies and public policy. I am from just outside of Baltimore city in a small town called Hereford. I am very interested in environmental education and the relationship between schooling, communities, and environmental politics. Aside from political science I also have many interests in music and spend most of my free time writing and playing with various bands at Davidson College.

Understanding the Environmental Values of Wall-E

In Pixar’s Wall-e, a small robot is left to clean up the world after humans pollute it to an unlivable state, forcing them to flee the planet in giant resort spaceships. This robot then discovers a plant growing… Read More

Jack Owens

About Jack Owens

I am a member of the class of 2018 at Davidson College, majoring in educational studies and public policy. I am from just outside of Baltimore city in a small town called Hereford. I am very interested in environmental education and the relationship between schooling, communities, and environmental politics. Aside from political science I also have many interests in music and spend most of my free time writing and playing with various bands at Davidson College.

Understanding the Narrative of Fracking

Mitchell Energy pioneered the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to extract natural gas from shale in the 1980’s and 1990’s (Layzer, 2016). Since then, fracking has received much controversy, even receiving a ban in New York in… Read More

Jack Owens

About Jack Owens

I am a member of the class of 2018 at Davidson College, majoring in educational studies and public policy. I am from just outside of Baltimore city in a small town called Hereford. I am very interested in environmental education and the relationship between schooling, communities, and environmental politics. Aside from political science I also have many interests in music and spend most of my free time writing and playing with various bands at Davidson College.

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