As a public speaker, you know the value of engaging an audience. The more listeners you have, the better. Your message has the potential to spread to a higher number of people and inspire them to take action or educate them on something new.
World War II was a time of great conflict and sacrifice for many people, including women. From joining the workforce to serving in the Red Cross, women showed they could step up and support the country in many crucial ways.
Each year, the climate crisis is having an increasingly significant impact on both the planet and people’s daily lives. Mainly, this impact manifests through a variety of environmental occurrences such as hurricanes, rising sea levels and temperatures, and wildfires. Warmer weather combined with drier conditions creates an environment in which fires can easily catch and rapidly spread. It’s not just the fire itself that can put lives and property in peril. Wildfire smoke is also a problem.
Whatever you dream up has to become reality. It has to translate on screen for your film to reach its highest potential. Often, this takes a lot of time, resources, and energy. You also have a responsibility to make your film sustainably. Independent filmmakers and Hollywood are working to combat climate change.
With Future Mars Missions on the Horizon, Participants in NASA’s CHAPEA Simulation Face Real World Challenges
Over the last decade, advancements driven by the new 21st-century space race have brought the reality of humans finally setting foot on Mars closer than ever before. The success of missions that include NASA’s Curiosity (2012) and Perseverance (2020) rovers have ignited the public imagination about the exploration of the Red Planet, and NASA has outlined how missions to Mars may also help us understand Earth’s climate, in addition to any discoveries that could await us there.
How often have you made plans and one obstacle derails everything? That won't happen on your college visits if you follow these precise planning tips.
Green energy technologies like solar panels, electric vehicles (EVs), and wind turbines have become increasingly popular over the past several years as the fight against climate change continues. These renewable energy technologies are often touted as providing clean power that has little to no impact on the environment. However, most companies that create these technologies have paid little attention to what happens when they reach the end of their life cycle.
Contributed by Amanda Winstead
Minnesota has been at the forefront of the clean energy movement, setting lofty goals and working to realize them against all odds.
Industrial manufacturing gets a bad rap for contributing negatively to the environment. After all, industrial activities account for 23% of greenhouse gas emissions — not including the electricity and transportation required in supply chain activities. The pressure of corporate responsibility can be daunting in an industry such as construction manufacturing. However, it’s within reach to make your supply chain more sustainable than ever.
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the business world. And in many ways, the pandemic has forced businesses to take their security to new heights, with there being an immediate need to make sure remote work could be done securely. Here, we outline why security is so important right now and how you can make your business more secure.
Big tech companies used to be renowned for their employee-centric approach to business. Googlers enjoyed benefits like access to free fitness centers and Apple gave all their employees free, confidential counseling to improve their mental health.
However, at other tech firms like Twitter, DEI efforts have been waylaid during job cuts.
This is a major issue, as hiring with diversity in mind should be a priority for tech companies.
Tiny homes have seen an impressive increase in popularity over the last few years, largely due to a growing interest in minimalism and sustainability. Tiny homes are easy to maintain, cost-effective, and allow people to live in more rural areas without having to worry about building or buying a cabin or farmhouse.
But, there are some drawbacks to the tiny home movement. In many areas of the U.S., for example, tiny homes are illegal to own or reside in full-time. In other areas, they’re subjec...
How It’s Harming the Environment, and How You Can Help Stop Fast Fashion
We are living in a consumer-driven society. The more consumers buy, the more companies produce. And clothing, in particular, is one of the most produced products. Unfortunately, this mass desire for more clothes has led to a growing market of cheaply made items, otherwise known as fast fashion.
While fast fashion initially seemed like a good solution to a growing problem — more and more people wanting more affordable clo...
“Magic” mushrooms and other psychedelics have remained a source of wonder and intrigue for decades. They have also been the recipient of stereotypes that have caused many to fear these substances, shaping people’s attitudes and often resulting in misconceptions that aren’t based in reality.
However, science is now starting to break down the barriers around many of these longstanding psychedelic stigmas.