Photo Friday: Take a Hike!

CGM staff has fun too! We took advantage of the strangely warm spring weather before spring finally sprung and hiked around Strouds one day. | Photos by Alexandria Polanosky Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share on Twitter

So Much More Than a “Drop in the Ocean”: A Documentary Review

“Drop in the Ocean? Ireland and Climate Change” is one of the most poignant climate change documentaries released in 2015. Produced by the Irish charity organization Trocaire, the film uniquely pinpoints Ireland’s actions as having far-reaching effects in the climate change crisis. The 27-minute-long production focuses specifically on Ireland as the effecting and Ethiopia as…

Nelsonville at the National Level: The spread of weatherization

UpGrade Athens County (UAC), the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD), Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) and L’Heureux Properties banded together on Nov. 17 to present a national webinar on Weatherize Nelsonville, a program at the forefront of the county’s latest efforts to reduce energy consumption. Hosted by the National Association for State Community…

From Trashbin to Runway: A fashion show created from waste

They say one’s man’s trash is another man’s treasure, well in this case, clothing. Ohio University students sent a powerful message on Nov. 14 with the very first “Trashion Show” on campus. Eco Reps, a student led and environmentally focused group here at Ohio University, and members of the Office of Sustainability, held the Trashion…