With omicron, many vaccinated Americans will at some point test positive. Here’s what to do.

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2021 Climate Year in Review

There was a lot of climate news in a year overflowing with news. We help you catch up.

Thirst for energy in Bangladesh

Ensuring energy and environmental justice in the Rampal coal-fired power plant project.

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Should Retailers Split E-Commerce From Stores?

Two retail chiefs present their views on whether businesses are better off when retailers separate their e-commerce operations from their traditional stores.

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LISTEN: Agents of Change podcast year in review

Host Brian Bienkowski joins Yoshira Ornelas Van Horne to discuss their favorite podcast moments from the past year and reveal a special announcement about the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice fellowship program.


Van Horne, a postdoctoral research associate in the Division of Environmental Health at the University of Southern California and assistant director of curriculum development and cohort engagement with Agents of Change, and Bienkowski talk highlights from the past year’s 27 episodes and give listeners a sneak peek of 2022.

The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast is a biweekly podcast featuring the stories and big ideas from past and present fellows, as well as others in the field. You can see all of the past episodes here.

Listen below to our discussion, and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, Spotify, or Stitcher.

Agents of Change in Environmental Justice · Year in review

Animal crossings: the ecoducts helping wildlife navigate busy roads across the world

India’s tiger corridor and Australia’s possum ‘tunnel of love’ are among the myriad infrastructure projects providing safe passage.

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How New England bungled its plan to transition to renewable energy

Decarbonization should be a slam dunk, especially in progressive states. But a recent fight over hydropower shows states must listen carefully to voters first.

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Drugmakers Battle Over Patents for Covid-19 Vaccines

Drug companies are pitted against each other and government and academic scientists over who invented what. Hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake.

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Plastic beads could make nets more visible to cetaceans, scientists say

Beads add hardly any extra weight to fishing gear and could save thousands of lives, it is claimed.

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Alaska sets record high December temperature of 19.4C

The island community of Kodiak set the record on Sunday and scientists fear the population will be deluged with rain as climate warms.

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