Earth Day Network Blog Updates
California is facing one of the most severe droughts the state has ever endured. Now entering into its fourth year, the drought has caused the state government to act against water shortages since California State Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency back in January of 2014. But eliminating irrigation water deliveries through public canal systems and ordering urban water use to cut back by 25 percent isn’t enough to save this parched state.Read More
A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body
We all know that what we check out from the library is great for the brain, but what if it were just as great for our bodies too?
Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab is working to do just that. Pittsburgh public libraries now allow people to borrow a Speck air quality sensor, which is a device that measures the air pollution and air qualities in people’s homes. In the most polluted city on the east coast, this could be the start of some big improvements.Read More
The Learning ClimateRead More
Santa Barbara spawned an environmental movement out of an oil spill in 1969, can we do the same with a spill in 2015?Read More
Green Your City: Go Green Srinagar Part 1
You just can’t tell where plastic bags will end up, or can you?
The Learning Climate
The Front Lines of Climate Change: Where will Kiribati be?
To students, what does a couple feet of sea level rise really mean? Or a few degrees warmer temperature on average? If a student has no concept of climate change’s immediacy and catastrophic consequences, it is hard to encourage them to speak out or change their habits.Read More