Let me start by admitting I am a novice fly fisherman. I don’t know all of the terminology, the names of fish, what they look like, what type of fly to throw, or even how to tie all of the knots, but there is one thing I do know; I love fly fishing. I was … Continue reading Catch the Hatch: Adventure in the Golden Trout Wilderness (pt.1)
I recently had the opportunity to talk with Karin Kirk about climate change, public opinion, and the direction of the scientific community as it grows to include more people. Karin is a geologist, staff writer for Yale Climate Connections, and life-long science communicator who has devoted much of her career to outreach and advocacy for the earth sciences. Take a listen!
A group of fourth year Mechanical Engineering students at the University of Calgary in Canada has begun work to investigate an alternative form of wind power as part of their Capstone Project. The concept was proposed by a Climate Aware team member, Ron Forth. The idea does not use turbines, and is thought to have … Continue reading Alternative Wind Power Idea Moves Forward at the University of Calgary
September 21 is recognized as international coastal cleanup day, and this past Saturday our very own Gina Sawaya joined Explore Ecology and a group of volunteers to help clean up Hendry’s Beach in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. Gina was one of thousands of people around the world who were eagerly combing their local beaches for unwanted … Continue reading Taking Out The Trash
Friday, September 20, 2019 kicks off a week-long call for global climate action just before the U.N. Summit on Climate Change begins in New York City. This intergenerational movement is unlike any other, mobilizing millions of concerned citizens of Earth. It is an amalgamation of science and action to demonstrate the need for political and cultural … Continue reading September 20, 2019: A Global Climate Strike For All
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the current administration is preparing to revoke the California waiver which, under the Clean Air Act, allows California to set greenhouse gas emissions for model year 2009 and newer motor vehicles (EPA, 2009). Currently California applies cleaner vehicle emission standards than what is required by federal law. Thirteen … Continue reading Trump Administration Set to Revoke California Emission Standards