Earth Day

Marketing world pivots, pays attention to ‘forgotten generation’: baby boomers

But those ads are the exception, not the norm. Why?<p>“They want to market to the cool segment, the modern segment, the ‘in’ segment,” Light said of …

Millennials

Scholars need to use their research more effectively to weigh in on public issues of the day (essay)

That academic policy analysis is not very likely to influence public opinion let alone be given weight in legislative or political domains should …

Education

How to ‘teach green’: 4 ways you can help your kids to think sustainably

Teaching kids to be energy-efficient is achievable.“It’s all about being a role model,” says Conor Tapp, the executive director of Green Calgary, a …

Kids

Listen to a Lovely Green Day Cover Album for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Organized by members of Pinegrove and friends, 'Earth Day' benefits victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.<p>Billie Joe Armstrong wrote some damn good songs back in the day (yup, even on <i>American Idiot</i>), their simplicity elementally appealing instead of boring and their energy boundless. Evan …

Green Day

Here’s 22 Green Day covers you didn’t know you needed

The proceeds from this sick Earth Day compilation go to a Puerto Rico relief fund.<p>Pinegrove frontman Evan Stephans Hall and former Pinegrove member …

Music

Listen to the Green Day Tribute Project to Benefit Hurricane Maria Recovery Efforts

A number of musicians--including Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall, Ratboys, and Kevin Devine--have teamed up to put out <i>Earth Day: A Tribute to Green …

Green Day

All Views Articles

Friday, March 31, 2017<p>Charles Bayer<br>Human Kindness: America’s Positive People<br>We must not be ruled by fear or kept in line by the resentment of …

Democratic Party

Cotton Farming in Space: Submit Your Ideas for Sustainability Experiments

A competition designed to bring cotton farming aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is now officially open for entries.<p>Organized by the …

Agriculture

ISKCON Vrindavan bags the Green Temple Award 2017 on Vedic Earth…

ISKCON Vrindavan bags the Green Temple Award 2017 on Vedic Earth Day.<br>On Varah Jayanti, Friends of Vrindavan held its fifth annual Vedic Earth Day and …

Hare Krishnas

Making Everyday Earth Day

OZY has come together with JPMorgan Chase to bring you a special series, giving you an inside look at how the world’s workplace is changing. Whether …

Culture

The 'Seasonal' Benefits Your Employees Might Really Want: How About a Trip to the Tropics?

How'd you like working for a company that each February takes its employees "someplace tropical"? How about leading one?<p>During the first week of July, my employees were especially productive: One moved into new home. Another celebrated a child's second birthday. A third member of the team drove …

U.S. Virgin Islands

Apple grows a forest in quirky new Earth Day 2017 video

Earth Day 2017 has long since passed but Apple’s still not done busting out its quirky videos that celebrate the company’s green environmental protection initiatives.<p>In Apple’s latest hand-drawn ad published today, the company showcased its efforts to preserve forests so that the paper used in all …

Apple ad explains origins of company's forestry program

A new Apple ad posted to YouTube on Thursday focuses on the company's worldwide effort to preserve and manage forestland, itself part of a wider goal …

Forestry

Apple highlights its sustainably managed forest project in new video

Apple shared a series of lighthearted animated videos for Earth Day back in April and today the company has released another new video in the same style. This one highlights the company’s efforts with sustainable packaging…<p>Apple has published a new series of videos in celebration of Earth Day that …

Apple

Apple Shares New Earth Day Ad in Late July

Earth Day was over three months ago, on April 22, yet Apple today uploaded another quirky Earth Day video outlining the company's plan to ensure almost one million acres of forests are responsibly managed by 2020.<p>The one-minute ad was shared on Apple's own YouTube channel today, and later tweeted …

Soucheray: New garbage trucks? Had to check it out. Always have to check it out.

It could have been worse than we thought. If the city does take over the coordination of trash hauling, could the existing trucks in the hands of the …

Cities

“Earth Day” at Ramiken Crucible

<i>Venue:</i> Ramiken Crucible, New York<p><i>Exhibition Title:</i> Earth Day<p><i>Date:</i> April 22 – July 4, 2017<p><i>Images:</i><p><i>Link:</i> “Earth Day” at Ramiken Crucible<p>Tags: Calvin …

Contemporary Art

Artist Fashions Foreboding Black Smoke Flag As Powerful Climate Change Symbol

Video screenshot via Dezeen<p><b>For Earth Day</b> this year, Irish artist John Gerrard created an ever-changing black flag made of billowing smoke, …

Climate

Why Is a Simulated Smoke Flag Flying Over Texas?

John Gerrard tips his hat to America's oil consumption.<p>For the last decade, artists have been a prevailing force in bringing climate change to the forefront of public conversation. In his latest project entitled <i>Western Flag</i>, Irish conceptual artist John Gerrard created a simulated flag of black …

Just don't call it 'climate change'

What Republicans in Dallas can teach us about saving the planet<p>By Rebecca Harrington<p>DALLAS — It was the afternoon before Earth Day in April when an imposing Republican stood up and declared war.<p>John Walsh III had spent the past half-hour sitting in the front row listening to former Democratic …

Climate

Why More Restaurants Are Banning Plastic Straws

WALL-E was basically swimming in straws.<p>This is the last straw. If there’s a lesson to be learned from Chicago restaurant group DMK, it’s that little …

Aquariums

‘Bike Boom’: Lessons from the ’70s cycling craze that swept the U.S.

A new book about bicycling’s boom (and bust) has lessons for today’s riders and planners<p>While the U.S. isn’t the cycle-mad Netherlands—yet—recent news may suggest we’re entering a bike-riding renaissance. Biking has become a quickly growing (albeit still relatively tiny) part of the daily commute …

Cycling

Inside the Environmental Protection Agency: Paranoia and Stifled Work

Based on interviews with 47 current and former EPA employees, a new report paints a picture of a deeply divided and stymied agency.Environmental …

Climate

20 Photos that Celebrate Playing Outside

Forget the gadgets and computers—there’s nothing like spending some time in nature and playing outside.For our recent Photo Quest, we partnered with …

Photography

Three Reasons Why Evangelicals Stopped Advocating for the Environment

It's not theology, it's politics. The recent announcement by the Trump administration that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris Accord, an …

Climate

This LOL-worthy Instagram shows what Barbie would be like as a modern mom

If Barbie were a real person, she’d likely have Instagram. Even though she was technically born in 1959, she is eternally in her late 20s (or so …

Barbie

Hypocrisy Alert: The Left Makes Magic Carbon Footprints That Don’t Count

Have you taken an airplane trip this year? If so, you’ve already harmed the environment in the single, largest way possible. <i>Unless</i>, of course, you …

March for Science

Apple reveals belief in reincarnation

Commentary: Are they strange at Apple? Depends on your perspective on the company's latest ad.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You might find this confusing.<p>Earth Day was last month. You missed it? How could you?<p>Yet on Thursday, Apple …

Apple Explains iPhone ‘Reincarnation’ in Quirky Earth Day Video

Apple has released a new animated Earth Day 2017 video — a month after the fact — that shows off how the company could achieve a sustainable and …

Sustainability

Apple asks if the iPhone believes in reincarnation

Apple dropped another entry in its animated Earth Day shorts series — and this one grapples with a pretty heady concept: Does my iPhone believe in …

Apple