Tag «EPA»

Production Up, Emissions Down

Production Up, Emissions Down

U-S-A. U-S-A. Wouldn’t it be great if we gave ourselves credit for doing amazing things that weren’t sports related? For example, the United States is the gold medal champ in energy production. At the same time, it is the world leader in reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Look… we’re not putting the rest …

Reduce Runoff

Reduce Runoff

[Narrator] Sustainable societies are those that embrace institutions infrastructure and lifestyles that meet current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainable techniques are gaining popularity throughout the United States with individuals and communities. In 2008 the U.S. Botanic Garden hosted the One Planet Ours Exhibit to show examples …

Invalid Arguments: Climate Change

Invalid Arguments: Climate Change

Good Morning John. I’ve got a problem. I will still be alive in 2060, probably. That’s when the population will probably peak at around 10 billion people and also it is probably when we are gonna start feeling the really significant effects of global climate change. That’s not a problem that is gonna be solved …

Prevent Pollution: Karyn Parsons PSA

Prevent Pollution: Karyn Parsons PSA

Whether you’re Hillary Banks from the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, or Karyn Parsons of New York every day the threat of pollution is real in neighborhoods across the country. Pollution can cause serious health issues like asthma, cancer and heart problems. Too often it’s the minority and low-income communities as well as young children who …

Is Climate Change Our Biggest Problem?

Is Climate Change Our Biggest Problem?

One of the most persistent claims in the climate debate is that global warming leads to more extreme weather. This is a common concern expressed by those who fear a dangerously warming planet. President Barack Obama did so eloquently in his 2013 State of the Union Address when he talked about “the devastating impact of …