Tag: environmental policy

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We’re six months away from one of the most consequential midterm elections in modern history, and Americans are fed up with Congress. Politicians have gotten a bad rap throughout history, but today’s legislators are setting record lows in approval ratings and public trust. What gives? Why do they disappoint us so often? Are they really ignoring our needs and demands, or are we misunderstanding the challenges they face?

In this episode, Sarah Anderson shows that it’s a little of both: politicians don’t listen to all constituents equally, but they also can’t just snap their fingers and fulfill our wishes.

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April 19, 2016

by Patricia Quintero Estades The water crisis in Flint Michigan has shed light on problems of water contamination and of crumbling water infrastructure facing communities all over the U.S. With presidential candidates like…

March 21, 2016
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by Patricia Quintero Estades If you’re like me, you don’t worry about how you’ll get your next glass of water to drink or your next shower. In most developed nations, clean…

November 10, 2015
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October 28, 2014
September 19, 2014

Elgar Companion to Sustainable Cities: Strategies, Methods and Outlook Edited by Daniel A. Mazmanian, Professor of Public Policy, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California and Hilda…

February 21, 2014

by Caroline Stevens What could Southern California’s urban metropolis look like 20 years? Picture algae encased skyscrapers that absorb carbon dioxide and organically recycle water from within their walls. Imagine community…

November 7, 2013

Professor Yan Tang, Research Director of the Center, has recently published a co-authored book with Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Institutions, Regulatory Styles, Society and Environmental Governance in China (London and New…

April 22, 2013

USC Earthweek April 22, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm At 5:30pm, stop by TCC 227 for a panel discussion hosted by Political Student Assembly, USC Bedrosian Center for Governance, and CALPIRG…

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