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How banks and corporations are destroying the planet

Go figure, but big bankers don't always have the best interests of common people in mind. Whether it's for resource mining, paper for pulp, or palm oil, many banks and corporations are culpable for destroying the planet one forest at a time. How banks and corporations are destroying the planet (probably with your money) In

People’s Climate March in DC

Learnings from the People's Climate March On the same day that he tried to white-wash his effect on climate change by removing any mention of it from the EPA website, Trump was met with 200,000 pissed off activists at the People's Climate March on his 100th day in office. He may not have even cared.

Why Eating Less Meat is Better for You and the Environment

Anyone paying attention to climate change knows that it is more than just carbon emissions from cars or factories. Recent, unsustainable agricultural practices have been called out for their immense impact on the environment. Waste output, water consumption, and land requirements needed for pasture animals is incredibly high and struggling for sustainability considering today's growing populations.

Coral bleaching and ocean acidification

Global warming: Coral bleaching and ocean acidification Kee Alfian/Marine Photobank *This article was updated April 10th, 2017 With varying reports of the oceans consuming 30-70% of the annual CO2 emissions, marine life is bound to suffer severe repercussions. The question remains easy to ask yet almost impossible to answer; how do we best

The 2-Degree Highwire-Climate Change Predictions

800 billion tons, that’s all we have left in our global carbon budget. At our current rate of 35 billion tons (or gigatons) a year, we are set to hit that in just over 22 years. This budget, allotted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is meant to prevent our planet from warming to

Believe it or not, there is still hope for the environment despite Trump

There is still hope for climate despite Donald Trump environmental policy changes This article has been updated as of 12/13/2016 Up until recent American election results, there has been some good news about climate change. Even just considering that for the third year in a row global carbon emissions were flat is hugely impressive, and

What will happen to the environment under Trump?

This article was updated March 29th, 2017 “You know what this says, right? You’re going back to work.” On March 28th, to a smattering of applause, Trump signed an executive order that begins the long process of dismantling Obama's Clean Power Plan. He said the order, known as "Energy Independence" would deregulate the industry, "reverse

Water, Water, Everywhere? Not Really

In many places, clean drinking water is so commonplace that it is often something that most of us take for granted. In the United States, functional water amenities have become so familiar that in many places they are simply automatic. This is, however, not a luxury that the rest of the world shares, and in