The recognition of April 22nd as “Earth Day” does not resonate with the vast majority of metro Detroiters. That’s because it seems like a day dedicated to suburban recycle bins and counterculture energy activists, neither of which reflect the everyday struggles of low-income families across the region.
Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits. April 21, 2016. Image credit: Silvia_Hartmann A comprehensive energy bill has passed in the Senate with flying colors, and is now going to be reconciled with a different version of an energy bill that passed the House last year. From the start, sponsors Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) pumped […]
Amber Plante, ERS, for Zondits. April 21, 2016. Image credit: Josch13 With the historic signing of the Paris Agreement this April 22, 2016, the role of reducing carbon emissions falls more squarely on the shoulders of everyday citizens than ever before. Taking this responsibility seriously and leaving a better footprint in which our children’s children can walk […]
9 Easy Earth Day Tips You Won’t Find Anywhere Else Renewable Energy World, April 17, 2015. Image credit: geralt You don’t have to buy a hybrid car or install solar panels to make changes that have a significant environmental benefit, save money, and are easy to do. Here’s a list of 9 Earth Day tips […]