We are all crazy busy, so it is nice to hear that short workouts can work for you. I have to say, the New York Times Well section has some great articles.
Spring is here! Sure, it is raining and cold, but that is no excuse to stay sedentary. Think of this as the perfect training weather - too cold and damp for those sexy neighbors from the next block to see you start training. By the time they get out of the house, you will be in shape!
So what can we, as individuals, do to slow climate change? As the US government backs off of various environmental regulations aimed at protecting our water, air and slowing the rate of carbon we are sending into the atmosphere, we are still on the hook for what happens next.
In the US, where did our modern ideas on conservation and environmentalism, or not, come from? In the early part of the 20th century, conservation and environmentalism started being debated politically. And, just like now, the main points are around money. Conservation Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt argued to create a long term plan to manage and … Continue reading A short history of conservation and environmental ideas in the US
Alabama has a long history of wildlife conservation which dates back to 1867. That year the first laws in the state to regulate hunting and fishing were introduced.
Sooooo, the EPA does more than monitor and regulate environmental abuses, superfund sites, enforce the clean air and water acts, and monitor climate change. They also run the Energy Star program. According to The Washington Post and other sources, a new White House proposal would kill the highly successful ENERGY STAR program. Hoteliers of all … Continue reading The end of the Energy Star program?
The EPA's Mission The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the Federal government of the United States which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. Based on laws passed by Congress. The … Continue reading The EPA – why we want it strong