environment

Everyone who has a common interest in Mother Earth is aware of Earth Day and more than likely hip to the strained relationship between politics and…

Growing up, AmaRece Davis (pictured) didn’t have the most-positive outlook. In fact, it was the same outlook as most of the young men in Homewood,…

If you think everyday Americans aren’t speaking up about the environment, look no further than these photos. These are clean air ambassadors from all 50 states who traveled to DC last week to press Congress and the EPA for cleaner air. It was a powerful, emotional event that showcased people power at its finest. RELATED: […]

On some positions cowardice asks the question is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and asks the question is it politic? Vanity asks the questions, is it popular? Conscience asks the question is it right? There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but […]

The time from Thanksgiving (November 27) through Christmas (December 25) is one of the most pollution producing times in our country. During this time we eat more, we spend more, and use more paper & electricity than we do during the year. Here’s some tips on how you can make your holiday festivities fun and […]

Source reduction can conserve resources, reduce pollution, and help cut waste disposal and handling costs. It avoids the costs of recycling, composting and landfilling. Reducing the amount of solid waste we each generate is the first step. We can all look at the things we do every day that make garbage and see which ones are […]

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO – Political patience is washing away for BP executives who can’t stop a broken underwater well from spewing oil into the Gulf, where crews were trying the latest solution — submerging a second containment box designed to funnel the gusher to a waiting tanker. In back-to-back U.S. Senate inquiries on […]

Via www.sdnn.com: Green jobs are now widely touted as the jobs of the future. But what exactly is a green job? It seems obvious that producing solar panels is a green job. What about teaching people to install solar panels? Or how about the accountant who works in the solar panel company, or the janitor […]

Use perennial vegetables instead of annuals. Plant edibles including trees, vines, bushes, and ground-covers, to reduce your carbon footprint and have a “farmer’s market at home”. Avoid using leaf blowers and other dust-producing equipment. Leave dog leavings on the yard. they decompose and return nutrients to the soil Use recycled wood chips to keep the […]