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Getting a Bargain on a Buzz? Calculating the Real Price of Alcohol

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrick R. Krill

If you're someone who enjoys the "affordable luxury" of a beer after work, or sometimes even a few, reasonably-increased taxes aren't going to kill you. What can kill you though, is excessive alcohol use.

Taking Stock of the Summer of Extremes: 2011

Brenda Ekwurzel, Ph.D. | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green
Brenda Ekwurzel, Ph.D.

It's less costly to prepare for climate change, which has already increased the chances for extreme heat wave conditions, than to suffer the kinds of losses that economists call the "costs of inaction."