About Mike Hower

Mike Hower is a writer, thinker, and strategic communicator most interested in the intersection of sustainable business and policy. Currently based in Washington, D.C., he is a graduate research fellow at The George Washington University, where he is pursing a masters degree in Media & Public Affairs and researching the impact of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) on sustainable development. He is hopelessly addicted to travel and has a borderline unhealthy obsession with his golden retriever, Gerico.
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Carbon Dioxide Reaches Highest Concentration Since Humans Evolved

This month any doubt that man is to blame for climate change was shattered when scientists found that carbon dioxide (CO2) has reached its highest concentration in three million years – since before humans evolved. The data also showed a conspicuous spike in CO2 at the tail end of the 19th century – when the…
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The White House has confirmed the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against opposition fighters and civilians.

Red Line Gone – What Obama Can Do To Save Syria

Less than a year after President Obama gave his famous “red line” speech, declaring the U.S. would involve itself in the civil war in Syria if it confirmed “chemical weapons moving around or being utilized,” he is finding himself, well, walking a thin line. To say the least, it has been a rough couple of…
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