Katherine Ragan is pursuing a degree in political science and economics at McGill University. Her main areas of interest are global public health and economic development.

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Cutting greenhouse gases on the farm

Cows and sheep have always shouldered a chunk of the blame for rising greenhouse gas emissions, with extensive scientific evidence showing that the livestock production chain is responsible for a significant carbon hoofprint. Now, the …

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Reducing obesity by way of... sidewalks?

I n 2008, Mayor Mick Cornett — personal weight 217 pounds — put Oklahoma City on a diet. Numerous rankings repeatedly placed the state capital among the fattest cities in America, with obesity rates accelerating faster than in …

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