Imagine. Imagine that parents stood outside all of our schools every day at drop-off and pick-up and smoked more than 700 PACKS of cigarettes which our kids walked through. Imagine that you were one of the neighbors if that happened. In my podcast last week, with Safe Routes to School members Gi Yoon Huang and Erika Roberts, we talked about how that is the same effect as all the cars produce when they idle outside our schools. Idling is not only against the law, its bad for the kids (irrespective of the law). You can tune in to listen to Erika and Gi at:
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Relevant to tonight's event at Cary Library in Lexington.
This man was just trying to find a way to get rid of weeds on his ranch when he stumbled upon a powerful climate change solution. #YEARSproject ... See MoreSee Less
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The greenhouse gas emissions from degrading plastics is unaccounted for currently but new research is showing its impacts are significant. More reasons to eliminate unnecesary plastics.The evidence against plastic is mounting: new research from the University of Hawaii finds that plastics release greenhouse gases (including methane, ethylene and carbon dioxide) when they photodegrade.www.hawaii.edu/news/2018/08/01/greenhouse-gases-linked-to-degrading-plastic/ ... See MoreSee Less