Hi all! This is AJ, one of the spring 2020 NRCA Difference Makers. As an Environmental Studies student, which is a humanities-based environmental major, I am interested in the human dimensions side of natural resource issues. I’m particularly interested environmental justice, and the public’s awareness of these issues. So, my goal for this blog article […]
Is your CT town banning plastic bags?
Single-use plastics are one of the biggest issues facing environmental conservation today. The impact of single-use plastics, especially lightweight petroleum plastic bags (which can’t be recycled), have been disastrous since their introduction to our daily routines. The average American throws away ten plastic bags a week – but, plastic bags never really go away. They […]
Green Your School
At some point nearly every day, we hear the climate is changing. At times, climate change can feel like a faceless, unsolvable problem. However, there are many ways citizens can get involved in the fight for the environment. Schools and universities are perfect incubators for major environmental initiatives. And, the Department of Energy and Environmental […]