Celebrating Earth Day

Cartoon by KAL, published in The Baltimore Sun

This past Tuesday, April 22nd, we celebrated 2014’s Earth Day. This global event first began in 1970, founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson. It was designed to rally support for increased protection of the environment, giving citizen the opportunity to express their concerns and put pressure on politicians.

Today, it is an occasion both to rally support and take time to consider our environmental impact, as individuals, nationally, and globally. Local initiatives here in Baltimore have included Baltimore Green Week, including talks, forums, volunteer events, and culminating in EcoFest on Saturday, 26th …read more

Going Green in 2014

English: Kermit the Frog (Photo credit: Markus)

With less than 2 weeks left in 2013, lots of people are making New Year’s Resolutions in hopes of becoming better human beings. If you’re committed to Going Green in 2014 (that has a nice ring to it doesn’t it?) here are a few resources to make sure you stay on the energy efficient bandwagon.

For starters, you should probably know the definition of going green. According to Shauna Osborne, “Going green is a popular term used to describe the process of changing one’s lifestyle for the safety and benefit of the …read more