Category Archive: Environment

Happy Three Zeros Day

What’s three zeros? Net zero water usage, zero waste to landfills and net zero greenhouse gas emissions are UNC-Chapel Hill’s three sustainability goals for an integrated approach to reducing its environmental footprint. As described on the web page for the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative: “Implementing the Three Zeros goals will… Read More

World War II and Climate Change Reporting

Bill Moyers argues the similarities In a compelling, cautionary address, reported last week in The Guardian, the distinguished writer and commentator, Bill Moyers, 84, drew a parallel between journalists’ roles in covering the approach of World War II and climate change today. To a gathering of journalists, Moyers said: “In… Read More

In the aftermath of destruction

One year after Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, Florence strikes the Carolinas Comprehending the death toll in Puerto Rico Sept. 20 was the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria, which struck Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm and has left thousands of people still without power or with only… Read More