Climate Crises in the Time of a Pandemic: Update

By: Lindsey Brown A few months ago in April, Helena Wolenski wrote an eye-opening piece highlighting the environmental impacts we have witnessed as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic this year. Some of these impacts include a decrease in carbon dioxide and fossil fuel emissions in many of the largest emitting countries , including … More Climate Crises in the Time of a Pandemic: Update

Roses Are Red for the Wrong Reasons

By: Brandi Young Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, so during my research investigating the environmental impacts of the season, I hoped I wouldn’t find anything shocking. Unfortunately, that is not the case. As with all other holidays, although the sentiments involved may be honest, they cause massive amounts of waste.  With Valentine’s … More Roses Are Red for the Wrong Reasons

Let’s Get Healthy

By: Taylor McCann At some point in our lives, we have all been motivated, either by ourselves or others, to make healthier eating choices. In doing this, we share a common goal: to improve our well-being and live fuller, longer and healthier lives. When making these efforts, however, we typically don’t stop to think about … More Let’s Get Healthy

86 Years to Nix Fossil Fuels

Our society literally runs on fossil fuels; however, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), if this doesn’t stop by 2100 the world may suffer dangerous climate change. The IPCC was established in 1988 by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The group is composed of scientists … More 86 Years to Nix Fossil Fuels