Today's a great day, and here's why: A ban on single-use plastics is set to go into effect for restaurants in England. Why is that great? Because it'll include plastic utensils, plastic plates, and foam trays, and drastically reduce the estimated 5+ billion single-use plates and utensils used yearly. What
For the first time ever, nations have come together and agreed to protect 30% of Earth's nature by 2030! If you can't tell through reading, I'm extremely, extremely excited about this. It took two weeks of grueling negotiations at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15), but this is truly monumental.
The timing for Tiger King was perfect, right after the US went on lockdown to try and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Mixed with the bizarre characters and an interesting concept, the show became a huge success. And that's no understatement - 34 million people watched in the first 10
That foamy plastic stuff that's found in takeout food containers and coffee cups is called polystyrene. While the material is cheap and fun to dig your nails into to carve out a smiley face, the benefits stop there. Unfortunately, it's "probably carcinogenic", disintegrates into microplastics, and is made from fossil
The Amazon rainforest depended upon the election of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ("Lula") over incumbent Bolsonaro. Thankfully, Lula won the election by about 2 million votes. After he won, he excitedly said let's get to zero deforestation. Couldn't agree more, Lula! Thankfully, this isn't an empty promise. During his
"This is a day, I've been looking forward to, for two and a half years" So on January 9th, 2007, Steve Jobs changed the world. He announced the iPhone, a handy little device that would be released a few months later and radiate through society. Everything changed. Calling, dating, being
* The country of Sweden has bold climate goals of all domestic flights being fossil-free by 2030, and international flights leaving from the country fossil-free by 2045. * To accomplish this, Heart Aerospace is currently working on a 30-seat electric airplane with a range of 200 kilometers. * They're not at the same