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    Huber speaks with VICE about the Green New Deal

    Matt Huber, associate professor of geography, was interviewed for the VICE article "The Left Thinks a 'Green New Deal' Could Save Earth and Destroy the GOP." "History shows that, especially with our country being the richest and having the most wealth and resources to deploy, we can do massive transformational things," says Huber.
     

    Koch speaks with Astana Times about Kazakhstan’s energy landscape

    Natalie Koch was interviewed for the Astana Times article "Renewable energy potential attracts greater investment to Kazakhstan, says scholar." Koch, who recently authored The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synecdoche and the New Capitals of Asia, discussed Kazakhstan’s current and future energy landscape.
     

    Bendix discusses the factors behind the CA wildfires in USA Today

    Jacob Bendix, associate professor of geography, was interviewed for the USA Today article "How do wildfires start? All it takes is a spark." "Over the past two months, the areas now burning have had far less precipitation than normal for this time of year, while experiencing above-average temperatures," Bendix said. "Thus, conditions were primed for fire."