Author Archives: jennawarneke

The Future of Wicked Problems

I read the No reading by Leigh K Flecther, which was about building codes. A standard policy that can reduce electricity, limiting carbon since buildings are the largest contributor to electricity consumption. Her goal towards sustainability is to reduce carbon … Continue reading

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Paper vs Plastic Bags? Maybe we Need to Look a Nature’s Choice Instead.

I was assigned NO reading for the week because I am a design housing and marketing major at Oklahoma State University. This week’s reading focused on how impoverished communities face the most danger from climate change. Due to the rapid … Continue reading

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Unsustainability Can’t Be Fixed With a Band Aid!

Sustainability isn’t a short term solution such as recycling or donating clothes to Goodwill once when fighting the wicked problem of climate change. Sustainability isn’t a a band aid fix, it is multiple lifelong commitments to find solutions and craves … Continue reading

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Get comfortable with being uncomfortable, climate change is happening.

This isn’t my first time learning about the extreme effects of climate change. However, every time I reopen myself back to learning about climate change, it’s still just as shocking and overwhelming. My old environmental science teacher told me that … Continue reading

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