The Green New Deal: What It Really Means

Ever since the Green New Deal was introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Senator Ed Markey the resolution has been met with waves of criticism and support. Regardless, throughout party divisions and media coverage there has also been a lot of misinformation that has taken away from the imperative theme behind the Green NewContinue reading “The Green New Deal: What It Really Means”

Nuclear Energy: Why We Shouldn’t Dismiss It

A couple months ago I would’ve shuddered at the idea of increasing nuclear energy. When I heard the word nuclear I immediately thought of its military uses and the devastating history behind nuclear warfare. News of nuclear accidents like the Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima had also added to my immediate dismissal of theContinue reading “Nuclear Energy: Why We Shouldn’t Dismiss It”

Bhutan: The World’s Only Carbon Negative Country

Carbon emissions have long been discussed by scientists and lead to alarming warnings on the future of the world’s climate emergency. Scientists projected that fossil-fuel-related carbon dioxide emissions hit a record high of 37.1 billion metric tons in 2018, adding on that total carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere hit their highest level ever, atContinue reading “Bhutan: The World’s Only Carbon Negative Country”

The Guardian: On Refusing Fossil Fuel Financial Support

On Wednesday January 29th, 2020, The Guardian announced they would no longer accept advertising or funding from oil and gas companies. Effective immediately this environmentally conscious decision made a strong statement for the company, making it the first major global news organization to institute an outright ban on taking money from companies that extract fossilContinue reading “The Guardian: On Refusing Fossil Fuel Financial Support”

A Solution for Ocean Pollution: the ERS

In a global period of uncertainty, whether political, societal, or environmental, it is important to find pragmatic solutions to issues that affect all humans universally. There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic waste estimated to be in our oceans. We all understand the importance of our oceans. They keep the world running economically and environmentally,Continue reading “A Solution for Ocean Pollution: the ERS”