Energy & Environment


Globalization and inequality: Precarious lives in Utah

The concurring trends of deepening globalization and increasing inequality permeate all aspects of our lives. Globalization has enabled unparalleled technological advances and economic growth. […]

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Fueling Up

The demand for energy is central to civilization on Earth, supporting economic growth and societal innovation, while contributing to civil […]

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The Valley as Laboratory: Steps Toward a Restorative Urbanism

Our mountains, emerging circulation systems (transit and bicycle), community self-esteem and relatively strong economy are among the strengths and signs […]

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Grassroots Community Leadership

How do we get people to get involved in their communities? The question is asked more and more frequently amidst […]

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Middle Class on the Ropes

This Think Tank will integrate the demographic, economic, historical, and even cultural dimensions on the content and growth of inequality […]

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Environmental Health

Our goal was to create a simple, age appropriate presentation to teach kids about ways to create a healthier world, […]

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Ecosystem Services and The American Dream

Wasatch Water: Evaporating Opportunities. The 2012-2013 Early Assurance Think Tank will explore the notions of ecosystem services and the American […]

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Canyonlands Competition

Canyonlands National Park surrounds the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers southeast Utah. Established in 1964, the park’s original […]

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Revitalizing Downtown

The first Honors Think Tank convened at Ensign Peak in the fall of 2004 to explore and assess the nature […]

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Anthropocene Now: Utah Snow, Climate Change & Social Resilience

Climate change is an urgent environmental challenge for the coming decades, and many of the expected impacts in Utah relate […]

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