Some Things to Think About.


New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's Green New Deal includes a ban on new Glass Skyscrapers

An article from Chicago Tribune

“New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30 percent.”


13 Exquisitely Extreme things about planet Earth

An article from Treehugger

“Allow me to roll out a cliché and say that here at TreeHugger, every day is Earth Day. Tips on going green and sustainable design and treehugging in general are business as usual; our modus operandi 24/7. But who would we be to let such a momentous day as April 22 pass without some fanfare? So with that in mind, here’s some praise for the planet, glory for the globe, an all-around high-five highlighting some randomly remarkable features of this wild world we’re so lucky to call home.”


How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

An Article from The New York Times

“Climate change can be overwhelming. The science is complex, and when it comes to future impacts, there are still a lot of unknowns. While real solutions will require action on a global scale, there are choices you can make in your day-to-day life to lessen your personal impact on the environment. This guide will walk you through some of them.”


At first I was Enchanted by off-grid living, But the Hardships Quickly Became Apparent

An article from Dezeen

“Marcus Field spent six years in an off-grid home. With architecture's contribution to carbon emissions in the spotlight and children striking against climate change, he asks if climate activists are prepared for the sacrifices needed to live sustainably.”


Party for the Planet @ Sunset Zoo!

An event at Sunset Zoo

Party for our planet - and its amazing animals - at Sunset Zoo's Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 27 from noon to 4:30pm.

Games, Activities, and Fun for All!

> Conservation Central inside the Nature Exploration

> Zoo-wide Scavenger Hunt with Prizes

> Encounters with the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors

> Special zoo animal enrichment and keeper chats

> The Rockin Rob Show live on the Chautauqua Stage

Regular admission - adults ($5) and children ($3) - applies to this event. FOSZ Members are free.

Held rain or shine. Zoo is open from 9:30am to 5pm; Party for the Planet activities Noon to 4:30pm. Learn More at

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