Author: Calvin Soule

Guiltless Flying for Consumers

Carbon offsets are reductions in carbon dioxide emissions in one place that allow another place to continue emitting carbon dioxide and harmful greenhouse gases. Essentially, the place that reduces its emissions is compensating for the other place, allowing it to continue to emit carbon at harmful rates. Most institutions that use carbon offsets continue to… Read more »

Green Consumerism

Over the years, climate change has become a central political issue. More and more people know about climate change, engage with climate change politically, and are fearful of the ecological and societal repercussions of which scientists warn. In response to this fear, many of us want to take action. We ask ourselves: how can I… Read more »

How Bombs Changed Swimsuits

The bikini is a cross-cultural piece of clothing worn all over the world. Supermodels make millions posing in it, which has led to the bikini becoming synonymous with glamour and beauty. Perhaps this ubiquity and association with beauty is why some people question who should wear the bikini (although, according to a poll of men,… Read more »