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Earth Day (Global Warming) | Spoken Word Poem

Earth Day (Global Warming) | Spoken Word Poem

Those small blades of nature are always at the ready to fight Their green vibrancy is an ode to the sunlight They fought for the beauty they represent But we, we were hell bent to maim it all We are nothing more than barbarians unable to understand the beauty that sleeps in front of us …

Calentamiento Global

Calentamiento Global

Global warming is a reality: our planet’s climate is changing after humans have spent the last century emitting heat-retaining gases to meet the demands of our modern lives. And for some time now we have been suffering its terrible consequences: glaciers melt, sea levels rise, forests dry up, deforestation seems unstoppable and many animal species …

Vic Barrett: Ancestral Resistance

Vic Barrett: Ancestral Resistance

Looking at the numbers coming in. Ah God Australia had 300,000 people apparently Germany had 1.4 million, on it’s own So this crowd might be, actually huge Vic Barrett is a 20 year-old climate activist from White Plains, New York Please welcome Vic to the stage Starting on this day, September 20th, 2019 everything began …

Trees grow on money – Merry Christmas

Trees grow on money – Merry Christmas

So, Cristina which one do you prefer? Hmmm… I prefer.. Tall… Tanned… Handsome.. No! Christmas Trees! Come on, Ash! Just choose one and cut it down! Okay (laughs)…Got it Fiduciam believed in us when the big banks were simply not there anymore. Our farm has been in our family for the last three generations. And …

NASA | Piecing Together the Temperature Puzzle

NASA | Piecing Together the Temperature Puzzle

[ music ] [ music ] [ music ] All of the events of the past decade – all of our memories – – have something in common. They all took place during the hottest decade ever recorded since humans began keeping temperature records about 150 years ago. In the last decade, the Earth’s temperature …

The environmental benefits of GMOs

The environmental benefits of GMOs

From the perspective of our farm in Illinois, we have definitely seen our ability to ‘do more with less’ increase. Let me explain: so, for example, we have corn hybrids that can fight off insects all by themselves. That means that we don’t have to be in the fields spraying insecticide. We’ve reduced our pesticide …

Environment Expo 2019 Coming Nov. 16th

Environment Expo 2019 Coming Nov. 16th

Hello, I’m Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck and I’d like to invite you to join me Saturday, November 16 from 8 am – noon at Walt Whitman Middle School for the 2nd Annual Environment Expo: What YOU Can Do To Act on Climate Change. The Morning will start with, An Exhibit Hall with Information …