by Christian Soenen The Trump administration has taken up an ardent opposition to any regulation of the energy industry in its current form – that is, the unrelenting reliance on fossil fuel extraction and consumption. Such allegiance to resources that are quickly becoming more exhausted requires an unyielding denial of the effect of underregulated industry: … Continue reading Ignorance is Not Bliss: The Disastrous Consequences of Dwindling US Support for Climate Agreements
by Caroline Garnett For many teenagers just entering the work force, including myself, a restaurant job is both a rite of passage and an eye-opening experience to the working side of the service industry and its golden rule: the customer above all, a manifesto that results in huge quantities of waste in the name of … Continue reading The Hidden Cost of Customer Service
by Kate Shirley If you keep up with the national news, you’ve heard Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ name this week. A high school bearing her name in a suburb north of Miami was the scene of one of the deadliest school shootings seen in the United States, the most recent of a trend that has … Continue reading Marjory Stoneman Douglas
For ages, light has been prized for its ability to combat the darkness - turning night into day and illuminating a path for human modernity. But, in recent years, a fatal trend has emerged with the brightening of the night skies.
If you’ve spent any time in an older home that hasn’t been renovated in a while, chances are good you’ve been in close proximity to building materials and other products likely to contain asbestos. Not all that long ago, the mineral could be found in thousands of products, ranging from crock pots and ironing board covers, to fireproof clothing, vinyl floor tiles, roofing tar, cements and even siding.