ON THE AIR with LINDA MASON HUNTER
In the Zone
Addicted to Plastic?
February 17, 2019
From The New York Times. This is good.
“The Green New Deal”
“The Green New Deal,” as proposed by freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is currently on the table in the Senate, for senators to discuss. We’re going to be hearing a lot about this, including much idealism and much negativity and downright lies. Best to think for yourself. Here’s the skinny: https://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/priorities-where-do-you-start-green-new-deal.html?utm_source=TreeHugger+Newsletters&utm_campaign=2cda41d15b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_11_16_2018_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_32de41485d-2cda41d15b-243769897
green deal gains traction in uk
The Green new deal threatens congressional dinosaurs with extinction
It’s Time to Panic
February 16, 2019
Nothing yet has caused us to reform our ways. The author of “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming” tells us it’s time to panic.
How To Pick Safer Products
Look for the EWG VERIFIED mark
Use EWG’s database to find better options
Read ingredients and choose wisely
Claims like “gentle” and “natural” could be hype.
EWG.org, website of the Environmental Working Group, is my go-to source for information on personal and household products. EWG scientists have studied over 80,000+ products and rated them 1 through 10, with information on ingredients and risks. It’s the best source I’ve found.
I get more out of the visual with the sound off.