Category: Environment

Earth Asthma
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Talking Until We’re Blue in the Face About Climate Change and Carbon Dioxide

In living organisms, including our own human bodies, there is a system called homeostasis. This system exists to make sure each element in your body stays balanced with all the other elements. It ensures that your body, as it exists, remains in a constant state that is compatible with life. When one element is thrown out of whack, we have compensatory mechanisms that gear up to balance this out. Our bodies are amazing machines when it comes to homeostasis.

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A Secular Easter for the Restivus

It it always important to remember that not everyone celebrates the same holidays in the same ways. There is always someone out there that does something different. And different is ok. Teaching our children this as we celebrate our holidays is an integral way to move us toward a more tolerant and accepting society. This post is how our family celebrated Easter this year, starting with learning about the history of this holiday.

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Termination of the EPA – Issue of State Sovereignty?

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) introduced a bill on Feb. 3, 2017 titled H.R. 861 – To Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency.

Though the abolition of the EPA sounds like an evil scheme to get rid of any federal oversight in order to rape and pillage the American landscape in an attempt to extract its great riches, rest assured, it is. But, it has been cleverly disguised a states’ rights issue.