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Rooftops Newsletter: Raising Hunger Awareness on Campus

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:00
Staff and students at the University of Kansas are fighting hunger in their community. KU Fights Hunger is committed to shedding light on the true

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:00
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single

Paddling With Your Kids How To Get Started

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:00
Whether you head out for a day across the bay or a jaunt into the wilds for a week-long adventure, paddling is one of the best outdoor activities you

Rooftops Newsletter: Hunger & Waste - Two Problems, One Solution

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 22:00
Nearly 40% of the food produced in the U.S. ends up in landfills. At the same time, nearly one in six seniors goes without the food they need to lead

Earth Talk: Solar's Uncertain Future

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: What's going to happen to the U.S. solar industry when the federal solar investment tax credit expires next year?   --

AmericanTown's Heroes: Firefighters Race To Raise Money For The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
These firefighers are in good shape. Very good shape. They proved it recently by snagging some of the top spots in the annual Scott Firefighter Stair

Earth Talk: Energy East: Worse Than Keystone XL?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: The proposed KeystoneXL oil pipeline from Canada into the U.S. seems to get all the headlines, but shouldn't we also be worried about

Earth Talk: Global Climate Agreement in the Works

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: What are the prospects for reaching an international agreement to rein in carbon emissions significantly at the upcoming Paris climate

Earth Talk: Helping Prevent Amazon Deforestation

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: What can I do to help prevent deforestation in the Amazon even if I don't live in the region?  -- J.G. The

Earth Talk: Is Backyard Firepit Smoke a Health Hazard?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: Now that summer is coming, my neighbors will be firing up their backyard fire pits again, and I'm wondering if the wood smoke drifting

AmericanTown's Heroes: Jeff Cohen Makes It Fun To Raise Money

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
You may have heard the expression not to combine business with pleasure, but when the pleasure is an event that raises money for a local charity, how

AmericanTown's Heroes: Ryan Johnson Ran In To Help

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
When a tractor trailer stacked with cars crashed into a restaurant, many people rushed to the scene to see if they could help. It was a something you

Earth Talk: How can we harness coal's energy without emitting our way into another ice age?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: There's a lot of talk about the potential for renewable energy sources like solar and wind. But cheap, abundant coal is still going to

Earth Talk: How are environmentalists putting drones to use to help further their causes?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: How are environmentalists putting drones to use to help further their causes?   -- J.M. Conservationists are

Earth Talk: What advantages do so-called "vertical farms" have over traditional gardens and farms?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear Earthtalk: What advantages do so-called "vertical farms" have over traditional gardens and farms?  -- S.P. When Dickson

AmericanTown's Heroes: Adelphi Students Camp Out for Soldiers

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
It was only one night. Not enough to call a sacrifice, but the students wanted to do without comforts to show empathy for the daily routine of

Earth Talk: Should I Recycle My Disposable Batteries?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: Can I throw my old disposable batteries in the trash or is there a way to recycle them? -- J.B. Truth be told,

AmericanTown's Heroes: Ron Finley Helps Turn Food Deserts Into Food Forests

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Liquor stores, fast food chains and vacant lots is how Ron Finley describes his neighorhood and he continues by saying he lives in a place known for

Earth Talk: How Can Teachers Integrate Sustainabity Topics Into Their Curricula?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Dear EarthTalk: What resources are out there for helping teachers integrate sustainability topics into their curricula? --

AmericanTown's Heroes: Clara Vanni is a VA Volunteer Hero

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:00
Clara Vanni is a volunteer extraordinaire. Her energy and vitality are an inspiration to others. At 91 years young, she is still ready, willing and