Earth Day 2017: how are we doing?

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Happy (late) Earth Day! For the occasion, The Pew Research Center conducted a survey last year and published it last week to show how our country is doing and how Americans view environmental issues. This is what they reported:

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The future of wind energy: The Vortex

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If you know me personally, you’ll know that I love wind energy. I love everything about it. I love that it’s taking something that is easily available and using it to produce energy- and it’s super powerful. With wind energy you’re not digging anything up, it’s the definition of clean.

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The Water Bottle Conspiracy

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This week I want to talk about what I think is one of the biggest ripoffs in our world’s history- bottled water. The New York Times recently published a story on how big of an impact a single person has on the environment by choosing either bottled or tap water.

The consensus is to pretty much always use tap water. 1,500 plastic water bottles are consumed EVERY SECOND. …..3,000 were consumed by the time you finished that last sentence.

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It’s Trump vs. The World

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The physical earth that is. Since President Trump took office on January 20th, he has taken the country by storm. He has signed 17 executive orders so far. So far, not all of them are controversial, some are even good ideas. Like the one that instructs agencies to abolish two other regulations when introducing a new one. Or the one where he directs the Secretary of Defense to draw up a plan within 30 days to defeat ISIS. A few, like the travel ban and suspension of the refugee program, have divided the country.

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