Democratic Presidential Nominees: Stances on Climate Change Action Part 2

This article is a continuation of my previous blog post where I detailed where each democratic nominee stands on climate change. Since publishing part 1 of this article, Bill De Blaiso has since ended his 2020 race.

Please note: This article is not claiming that this is the only issue we should focus on in the presidential election. There are several others factors that must be considered with each candidate such as social justice, economic views, and other values. This article is just highlighting what is known about each candidate on their stance with addressing climate change.

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January Recap: Favorite Articles, Monthly Plastic Consumption

Is it just me, or did January feel unusually long? I swear Christmas was six months ago…but anyway with the first month of 2019 over, I’ve decided to show my first monthly plastic consumption chart. Keeping track of my plastic use definitely made me mindful in my choices, and helped me realize where in my life I consume the largest amount of plastic. So I present to you, my life in plastic:

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The Chesapeake Bay’s Health: A Short Summary

Every year, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation releases their “State of the Bay” report, grading the health of the Bay based on pollution levels, habitat, and fisheries. The health levels are compared to the descriptions of Captain John Smith in the 1600’s, which theorizes that the Bay was 100% healthy during this time period. The verdict for 2018: D plus. Continue reading “The Chesapeake Bay’s Health: A Short Summary”

Towson University Grad has Passion for Helping Children of the World

Angie Hong has always known that her passion lay in helping others around the world.

So it came as no surprise to family and friends when the 23-year-old Baltimore native went to Uganda after college and helped reunite children in an orphanage there with their biological parents and relatives.

“I’ve always had an interest in living in a community in the developing world and serving alongside them,” Hong said. “We ran the first successful transition for children from orphanages to families in Uganda.”

Hong was able to help find the families through the children, who explained where they came from and where their biological families were, and the help of local people.

“It is important to take notes and listen to every little detail and thing that was being said by the Ugandans I was working with at the time,” said Hong, who graduated from Towson with a degree in philosophy. “I want to be clear that no decision was made on my own. We listened first.” Continue reading “Towson University Grad has Passion for Helping Children of the World”