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If you have ever owned legos, you know how many it takes to make anything! And once you are done with them or lose that one critical lego piece, these beloved plastic toys just collect dust or worse end up in the trash. But now you can send them back to Lego, which plans to donate them to schools. Tim Brooks, vice president of environmental responsibility at Lego said, “[w]e get a lot of letters from parents and also kids around, ‘What can I do with my Lego collection now that I finished playing with it?'” A company will collect the bricks at its facility in Alabama, where workers will separate out the broken bricks and machine wash the rest. Imagine all those dusty and sticky legos!
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the federal agency that helps us understand climate science. It’s satellites, models, outlooks, and teams of scientists are what help us make sense of the world around us and also prepare for storms and the effects of climate change. That’s why it was startling to learn that the […]
by Natasha Lasky and Miro Korenha A recent study from online network analysis firm Graphika suggests that the loudest voices perpetuating climate change denial have started sharing content and hashtags from the QAnon conspiracy movement. Researchers speculate that this partnership is tactical, as followers of the QAnon movement— who are already skeptical of science — […]
Arshak Makichyan is a 26-year-old climate activist in Moscow, Russia who has been inspired by Greta Thunberg’s strikes for climate and activism. But, as Reuters reported, “unlike the Swedish teenager, who has galvanized a global movement of young environmentalists, Russia’s tough protest laws and people’s general apathy towards activism has made the 26-year-old’s campaign a […]
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