Coal Mining and Population Loss

My first peer-reviewed publication is out in the Journal of Appalachian Studies. I’ve posted the full paper here, ¬†and below is a shortened and non-technical version. The Data, Methods, and Analysis section is rewritten for this blog to make it more accessible for lay readers, while the other sections are merely abridged. Coal Mining and […]

Why the Keystone XL Pipeline decision is not as important as you might think

First of all, the Keystone XL decision is not as final as either supporters or proponents might have you believe. All the administration is doing is saying that the pipeline can’t go through the Nebraska sandhills. TransCanada will be able to submit a new proposal that routes the pipeline around the sandhills. Second, the impacts […]