Methane and Carbon Dioxide: Why Climate Action Means Addressing Both

Do you ever wonder which gases impose a negative impact to our plant? Well, two of them are methane and carbon dioxide. They both vary in their levels of harm, but one thing is for sure, both have damaging effects, but both can be reduced. Read the article posted by the Environmental Defense Fund on how we, as a society, need to combat the levels of methane and carbon dioxide in order to better our future:


Posted in Sustainability in the News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Hey Bearcats! Take a quick two minutes and read through this slide show to learn how you can lead a more sustainable lifestyle



Slide40 Slide39 Slide38 Slide37 Slide36 Slide35 Slide34 Slide33 Slide32 Slide31 Slide30 Slide29 Slide28 Slide27 Slide26 Slide25 Slide24 Slide23 Slide22 Slide21 Slide20 Slide19 Slide18 Slide17 Slide16 Slide15 Slide14 Slide13 Slide12 Slide11 Slide10 Slide9 Slide8 Slide7 Slide6 Slide5 Slide4 Slide3 Slide2 Slide1

Posted in Ways to Live Sustainably | Tagged | Leave a comment

Why Solar Panels are Becoming a Middle-Class Commodity

Solar panels have been prevalent in the news for several years now and were first thought out to be an expensive investment, but, with technology advances and a lot of research, solar panels are now affordable and accessible to virtually everyone. Not only do solar panels create more jobs and create a cleaner environment, they are ideal for homes, universities, hospitals and many other facilities that use an abundant amount of electricity. Please check out the article below from the Environmental Defense Fund to find out more about solar panels:

Posted in Sustainability in the News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Four Ways Climate Change can Ground the Airline Industry

Now that it is finally summertime, many of us will be enjoying the warm weather and the perk of being off from school. Airplanes, for the most part, are the transportation of choice for their speed, convenience, and ease, but there are also several factors that may make some of us reconsider this option. Read the article below published by the Environmental Defense Fund on July 9th to learn more about the hazards of airports and airplanes:


Posted in Climate Change | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Endangered Species: You Can Help!

There are currently over 16,000 endangered species around the world due to causes such as deforestation, industrialization, and climate change. Although there are some forces that we cannot stop, there are some ways we can help. Read the article below posted by the Environmental Defense Fund to find out more how a small Texas town was able to help the golden-cheeked warbler, an endangered species, prosper and reproduce:


Posted in Sustainability in the News | Tagged , | Leave a comment