ENVIRONMENT Across the globe, cities are tackling climate change by shifting away from fossil fuels. Yet a survey shows they’re now at very different stages. (Nat Geo News) See how difficult it is to balance a city’s energy portfolio. You have the power! Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including a link to today’s MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas According to … Continue reading Which Cities Are Fossil-Fuel Free?
POLITICS In Washington, the debate over what to do about climate change is split largely down party lines. The Republican mayor of Greensburg, Kansas, rejects that idea: “We perceive certain things when we hear ‘Republican’ or ‘Democrat’—preconceived ideas of what Republicans or Democrats think on issues—when in fact, it should come down to what do we as citizens think on these issues,” he says. “It’s … Continue reading Mayor Says Sustainability Is About Community, Not Politics