Climate change represents an existential threat for the planet. And while reducing your carbon footprint to help combat it is helpful, it is a drop in the bucket.
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The United Nations’ report issued on Oct. 1, surrounds the greenhouse emissions was an unshocking revelation, considering that we’ve blatantly ignored the negative changes to our environment for the past 50 years. According to NASA, greenhouse gasses, which are vapors caused by the usage of fossil fuels, are the cause[Read More…]
Students at Cal State Long Beach had the opportunity to ask State Sen. Ricardo Lara from the 33rd District about the present and future action on climate change Tuesday morning. Monica Argandoña, advisor for the environmental science and policy program, arranged for her global environment class to communicate with Lara[Read More…]
The amount of food waste that Americans produce is atrocious to say the least. According to The National Resources Defense Council, 40 percent of food in America is thrown out. An average American throws out 3.5 pounds of food per week, two-thirds of which can still be consumed. We don’t[Read More…]
Earlier this week, my brother and I sat and watched the coverage on Hurricane Irma. “I think the world is going to end; I mean, there’s just too many bad hurricanes,” he said to me as the coverage showed the intense destruction of the hurricane. I laughed. Obviously, this was[Read More…]