Electric vehicle adoption has lagged far behind where it needs to be in the United States, but actions taken by governments and electric utility companies at the local level can help sway minds and encourage the adoption of electric vehicles. With this in mind, SEAS graduates used their master's project with the EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality as an opportunity to study thousands of cities, towns, and utilities across the country to find out how they are pushing electric vehicle adoption forward.
Know your home’s risk factors. That’s the premise of riskfactor.com, a free online tool developed by First Street Foundation where you can enter your home address and learn your property’s flooding or wildfire risk. The goal is to communicate climate change risks to everyday Americans in an accessible way, says SEAS graduate Mike Kaminski (MLA ’14), who leads senior data solutions for First Street, a nonprofit research and technology organization.
In SEAS alumna Cybelle Shattuck's (MS ’11, PhD ’16) most recent book, “Faith, Hope, and Sustainability: The Greening of US Faith Communities,” she explores the experiences of 15 faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.
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