Can your dinner tonight help save our planet?

By: Sarah Wilson Image Credit: Meatless Monday The choices we make every week and every day regarding the food we purchase and eat can have a direct impact on global warming.   Our diets are, in part, exacerbating the problem of climate change.  By shifting our diets toward plants and away from meat we can not only improve our health but…

Yorktown100 plans for a greener future

By: Katherine Borchert Yorktown100, a group of Yorktown residents, aims to reduce the town’s carbon emissions by 100 percent by 2040. “Green-house gas emissions have risen dramatically since the Industrial Revolution, causing a plethora of adverse effects” said member Cara Donohoe. “Gasses such as carbon dioxide are released as a by-product of fossil fuel combustion and trap heat in the…

Stepping Towards a Better Environment

By: Robert DeAngelis Let’s make the world a cleaner, safer and healthier place. Like Michael Jackson said many years ago, we need to look at the “man in the mirror.” Why blame someone else, or wait for others to drive change? If each of us steps up to our individual responsibility, we can collectively make a big difference, starting today….

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