Author Archives: elizrogers

Energy, Consumerism, and Planned Communities

As in most cities worldwide, Copenhagen has limited space and a growing population. Copenhagen is expected to grow by 100,000 inhabitants by 2025, increasing the population from 537,000 to 637,000. The City of Copenhagen expects that the families and young … Continue reading

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Cycling, Public Health, and Climate Change

It’s a beautiful day today in Maine, and temperatures should rise into the 80s. This is time of year we’ve all been waiting for. However, the National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert, citing elevated levels of pollutants. … Continue reading

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Comprehending the Consequence of Airline Travel

Of all of the sights we encountered in Denmark, one that stays in my mind is the haunting spectacle of thousands of tiny yellow comet-shaped “tails” representing airline traffic moving across a Science on a Sphere globe at the newly … Continue reading

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