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Saving the Planet One Mile at a Time

Transportation is one of the largest sources of global warming emissions. According to the EPA, transportation—including fossil fuels bu…

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Basic Education Faltering in Africa

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released a policy report in May indicating that support for basi…

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Paris Climate Agreement: What’s Next?

Last week President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The agreement, adopted o…

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Celebrating World Environment Day

World Environment Day, celebrated each year on June 5, was created during the 1972 United Nations (UN) Conference on the Human Environment in …

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Secondhand Clothing Around the World

The United States is one of the largest clothing consumers in the world. It’s also one of the largest producers of used and unwanted tex…

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Memorial Day and the Earth

Memorial Day is often considered the start of the summer. It’s a long weekend, with temperatures warm enough to enjoy time in the back…

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Let's Talk About Deforestation

On Friday, April 28 the U.S. celebrates Arbor Day! This holiday, started in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton, brings recognition to the importance o…