It made me feel more confident that I can accomplish my personal goal of helping my fellow Americans wake up to the realization that nature is the expression of the "God" we claim to love, and that we have an urgent responsibility to address the damage we've caused.
Science does not claim to have all the answers. Nor is it just about stars and labs and planets and things that seem far away from us or far removed from our daily lives: it's also about animal behaviours and how our brain works and how we are connected to the planet and whether or not our species will survive climate change.
Whether you care about reducing carbon emissions or reducing costs, ultimately it doesn't matter. At this point, it doesn't seem to be so much a matter of why you should have to take steps toward more sustainable living as it is a matter of why you shouldn't.
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It was only two years ago that I became aware of the alternative to conventional skincare: natural skincare without harsh chemicals, preservatives, or endocrine disruptors. Since then, I've gradually transitioned to "green" my skincare and makeup products.
What will American homes look like the future? Why not ask architecture students? After all, they'll be the ones designing them. Right now, teams of students from 16 universities are competing to design and build cost-effective solar-powered homes--and your tax dollars are helping to urge them on.
Single-use plastic water bottles require the input of an incredible amount of energy that the everyday consumer can avoid while simultaneously getting their daily fill of H2O. So if we aren't drinking from plastic water bottles, where can we get our recommended daily amount of water?
I admit: I'm a tree hugger. A nature lover. A fresh air fanatic and avid recycler. So it's not a stretch that I'm incensed with the Yellow Pages. (Or rather "YP" -- brilliant brand refresh -- seriously. Much cooler now.)
I started volunteering with Earth Matter several years ago because I was drawn to the chickens, rabbits and goats. Aggressive squirrels, threatening rats and dive-bombing pigeons made up most of my wildlife interactions in NYC, and I longed to be around creatures more friendly and fun.
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Now: In the middle of this hike, I´m stopping to observe. Consciously connecting with what is happening right here, right now. ...
The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) will soon launch a new app that will allow families to conduct healthy home audits. Why? Because right now there are roughly 6 million substandard housing units nationwide, and low income persons are much more likely to live in them than their middle income peers.
Getting our own house in order by creating a common-sense solution to fix preventable methane leaks should make it easier to build a convincing case for other countries to take meaningful action on climate.
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If there's one thing that will generate excitement in the halls of America's state capitols, it's the promise of new jobs. And if those jobs happen to be "green" jobs that help position the state on the technological cutting edge, all the better.