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Nicole Rodriguez

Indoor Air Pollution: Sources and Effects

Indoor Air Pollution: Sources and Effects Whether it’s in school, the office, on the subway or simply at home, most people spend about 90% of their time indoors. And while we often talk about the amount of pollution in our atmosphere, we rarely consider the quality of the air that we’re breathing when we are…

Nicole Rodriguez

What is Green Energy?

As we become more and more aware of our impact on the environment, the importance of transitioning from conventional energy resources to renewable sources is becoming clearer to consumers. Green energy is a solution to greater sustainability in our power grid, but the term is met with confusion by some, and commonly used to refer…

Audry Black

The Impacts of Climate Change

The Impacts of Climate Change The devastating effects of climate are being felt all over the world. Discover the immediate impacts of climate change, its long term consequences if we don’t act soon to address it. What Is Climate Change? The earth’s temperature is not a static thing. It changes over time and can be…

Audry Black

Health Effects of Air Pollution and Solutions

Health Effects of Air Pollution and Solutions You can live a few weeks without food and a couple of days without water, but you’ll only make it a matter of minutes without air. Our air quality is declining all over the world due to increased particulate pollution from industry, transport, and energy usage— and some…

Audry Black

Plastic Pollution Facts and Solutions

The Persistent Problem of Plastic Pollution The invention of plastic was a transformative breakthrough when it first invented. Plastics are convenient, lightweight, and durable. They can be molded into any shape and can be mass produced cheaply and quickly. However those same qualities that make plastic ubiquitous today—also have long-term repercussions for the environment.[1] How…

Nicole Rodriguez

15 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

15 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Climate change is the result of increasing levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, primarily referenced in terms of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The longer we delay action on climate change, the worse its effects will be. Every person, business, organization, and government can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions,…

Audry Black

Tips for Cardboard Recycling this Holiday Season

Tips for Cardboard Recycling this Holiday Season The holiday shopping season is here—alongside a barrage of cardboard packages arriving at the door. Between ordering gifts for the holidays and treating yourself to some sweet seasonal online discounts, many households are bound to receive an awful lot of packages around this time of year. Anxiously awaiting…

Audry Black

8 Climate Change Facts and Myths

8 Climate Change Facts and Myths Climate change is the greatest threat humankind faces today. We’ve already seen significant glacial melting, rising sea levels, raging wildfires, the migration of dangerous parasites and disease vectors like mosquitos and ticks, and—most notably—extreme and devastating weather events. All signs show that the problem is only going to get…

Audry Black

What Are Carbon Offsets?

What Are Carbon Offsets? Practically everything we do, buy, and eat consumes energy and produces carbon emissions in some form or another. There are the obvious culprits: fossil fuels used driving to go shopping, flights near and far, and switching on the lights. The products we purchase also come with their own individual carbon footprints…