Commercial Aviation and Environmental Sustainability

Christopher Harrod Given how airplanes have been the news recently with unfortunate crashes and government mandated groundings, I thought sharing what I’ve learned about the airline industry would be topical. Over the past few months I’ve gotten into learning about the industry on both sides (airline and manufacturing) and it has sort of consumed my [...]

Clean Air for Those Who Need It Most

By Eric Manzo Photo by Rasmus Landgreen on Unsplash I grew up in the Central Valley of California. There the air we breathe leaves something to be desired. The agricultural production increased traffic, and factories, combined with the geomorphic characteristics of the Valley make it a bowl of polluted air. This greatly harms the health [...]

Ocean Acidification! What it is, and why should we all care?

By Klaus Bachhuber Photo by Rose Elena on Unsplash At this point its safe to say that everyone has heard of Climate Change, the changing of our regional climate patterns thanks to all our use fossil fuels. While climate change has dominated environmental news in recent years, our large amount of carbon use is causing [...]

Reduce! Reuse! Recycle?

By Jessica McGinley Many people say they are “green” because they recycle. Although it is one of the original three R’s, contrary to what many people believe, recycling is not good for the environment. Recycling still produces carbon emissions, uses water, and contributes to landfills. Many different materials can be recycled, but this essay will [...]