Study finds spatial, racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in energy efficiency

In 2013, nearly 14 million US households had unpaid utility bills and 2.2 million households had their utilities disconnected. One strategic solution has been to address residential energy efficiency; however, … Continue reading Study finds spatial, racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in energy efficiency

‘I Can’t Breathe:’ Race, Place, Class, and Disparities in Metropolitan Air Quality

My current research project relies on two of the most recognized rallying cries of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, “I Can’t Breathe” and “Hands Up,” to illustrate metropolitan air quality disparities and the disproportionate burden … Continue reading ‘I Can’t Breathe:’ Race, Place, Class, and Disparities in Metropolitan Air Quality

What’s greener than a local farmers market? One with green energy!

News from City Hall City Communications Office City of Kansas City, Mo. http://www.kcmo.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2014 City Market gains solar panels What’s greener than a local farmers … Continue reading What’s greener than a local farmers market? One with green energy!

Starbucks “recycled” store coming to Kansas City Metro

Kansas City suburb, Overland Park, Kansas, will soon be home to a new Starbucks — but this one is different. It will be the first store in the area built … Continue reading Starbucks “recycled” store coming to Kansas City Metro