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Climate Change to the Midwestern Farmer by Barnard Blogger Sara Lytle

The muggy summer evenings of Canfield, Ohio, were filled with countless lightning bugs in 2002. There were so many that I would run out of numbers that I knew as a six-year-old. This summer as I sat out on a porch swing fifteen years later, I made myself dizzy squinting to see if that one

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What can you as students do to help to solve climate change? by Barnard Blogger Anna Kaplan

A way in which I or anyone can impact climate change is to change our everyday behaviors. I am talking about gradually adopting a zero-waste form of life. Zero-waste can be achieved with a circular economy in which things are designed not to produce waste as an end product. It is about being intentional about

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Would you like a Paper or Plastic bag? by CityTech blogger Sergio Carrillo

Would you like a paper or plastic bag? The question is one that not many people think twice before making a choice, at least in New York City. But, what if using plastic bags for groceries, bread, fruits, vegetables and any other goods we may need it for, were prohibited or fined? Currently, there are

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Turning Trash into Energy by CityTech blogger Frantzy Dor

Photo Credit: Matthew Lloyd / Bloomberg A Danish energy company that goes by the name of Dong Energy is developing a new technology that would convert trash into energy by breaking down organic materials to create power. This process is unique because this company has developed a method that utilizes “waste streams” combined with recycling

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Bottled Water: A History by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

Photo Credit: Pinterest The history of bottled water, as written in a website I visited, states: “The first bottle of water happened in 1622 in United Kingdom’s Holy Well bottling plant.” In an effort to copy the fizziness of mineral water, Johann Jacob Schweppes manufactures carbonated water in Geneva, Switzerland. Marketed by the Schweppes company

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