Earth Day Network Blog Updates http://www.earthday.org/blog en Explore, Learn and Have Fun with The Story of Climate Change http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/08/03/explore-learn-and-have-fun-story-climate-change <p>Climate change has been an issue constantly in the news.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-program"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/50">Education</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/08/03/explore-learn-and-have-fun-story-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:53:19 +0000 Earth Day Network 268247 at http://www.earthday.org Closing the Gap: Climate Education http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/31/closing-gap-climate-education <p class="PadderBetweenControlandBody">&nbsp;</p> <p>Climate change is more evident than ever before. It&rsquo;s a discussion beyond science that is relevant to religion, politics, and development arenas.&nbsp; And it&rsquo;s time the climate conversation was brought into the most important sector: education. Our students must be prepared with the necessary knowledge, understanding, and critical thinking tools to develop actionable solutions to climate change and make sustainable choices in their lives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/31/closing-gap-climate-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:34:08 +0000 Earth Day Network 268246 at http://www.earthday.org EPA Releases Report On Urgency of Action On Climate Change http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/31/epa-releases-report-urgency-action-climate-change <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/31/epa-releases-report-urgency-action-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:26:35 +0000 Earth Day Network 268245 at http://www.earthday.org The Learning Climate: Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (Turn and Face the… Facts about Climate Change) http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/29/learning-climate-ch-ch-ch-ch-changes-turn-and-face-the%E2%80%A6-facts-about-climate-change <p class="MsoNormal"><span>This summer has been a hot time for climate change discussion.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/29/learning-climate-ch-ch-ch-ch-changes-turn-and-face-the%E2%80%A6-facts-about-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:08:39 +0000 Earth Day Network 268244 at http://www.earthday.org Pointless Poaching and Life-Saving Solutions http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/29/pointless-poaching-and-life-saving-solutions <p>Did you know that every six hours a rhino is butchered in Africa? This unsettlingly high number puts this species in grave danger of extinction. The number of animals and plants <a href="http://www.irishexaminer.com/world/west-african-lions-critically-endangered-338752.html">at risk of extinction</a> rose in 2015 despite government pledges to improve protection, with species under threat ranging from lions in West Africa to orchids in Asia. With this widespread issue comes a dying need for change.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-program"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/program/international">International</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/29/pointless-poaching-and-life-saving-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:45:09 +0000 Earth Day Network 268243 at http://www.earthday.org How Low-Income Citizens Navigate the Pros and Cons Of SNAP Benefits http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/28/how-low-income-citizens-navigate-pros-and-cons-snap-benefits <p>Research on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program <a href="http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap">(SNAP)</a> and national food bank success was presented and discussed at American University July 22, 2015 through collaboration between the School of Public Affairs and <a href="file:///C:/Users/sayyed/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/JN5NOY32/feedingamerica.org">Feeding America</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/28/how-low-income-citizens-navigate-pros-and-cons-snap-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:43:10 +0000 Earth Day Network 268242 at http://www.earthday.org Grunge Meets Green http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/24/grunge-meets-green <p>Pearl Jam may be known as an alternative rock and grunge band from Washington, but they also have an <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/pearl-jam-honored-for-environmental-efforts/">environmental edge</a> too. In the past, the band has been recognized for &ldquo;rocking the environmental mission,&rdquo; &nbsp;as Pearl Jam was named <a href="http://www.jambase.com/Articles/49512/Pearl-Jam-Wins-Rock-the-Earth-2011-Planet-Defender-Award">2011 Planet Defenders by Rock the Earth</a> for their environmental activism and their large-scale efforts to decrease their own carbon footprint.</p> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/24/grunge-meets-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:45:42 +0000 Earth Day Network 268240 at http://www.earthday.org “The City That Never Sleeps” Just Found another Reason to Stay Up and Celebrate http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/23/%E2%80%9C-city-never-sleeps%E2%80%9D-just-found-another-reason-stay-and-celebrate <p>With global warming on everyone&rsquo;s mind, the world &ndash;wide initiative to reduce carbon emissions is truly a hot topic. New York, known for being one of the more polluted areas, is taking new measures to help restore a bit more green into our country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/23/%E2%80%9C-city-never-sleeps%E2%80%9D-just-found-another-reason-stay-and-celebrate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:06:39 +0000 Earth Day Network 268239 at http://www.earthday.org Views on Global Warming: Democratic Candidates http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/22/views-global-warming-democratic-candidates <p>As the presidential primaries get closer and the political importance of global warming increases, the candidates must express clear views on environmental issues in order to have a chance at winning the U.S presidency. So what do we know so far?</p> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/22/views-global-warming-democratic-candidates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:27:32 +0000 Earth Day Network 268238 at http://www.earthday.org Providing the Knowledge to Act on Climate http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/22/providing-knowledge-act-climate <p>The United States is one of only four countries in the entire world that has an organized climate change denial movement.&nbsp; But now more than ever, climate change is an urgent matter that needs to be recognized and addressed by everyone.&nbsp; </p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-program"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/50">Education</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/07/22/providing-knowledge-act-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:44:47 +0000 Earth Day Network 268237 at http://www.earthday.org