Carbon Tax: No Longer A Partisan Issue

Recently there has been much talk about the possibility of a federal carbon tax in the United States. This has been a long, ongoing discussion that started to get more attention under the Obama Administration, and with the recent federal government turnover, the discussion has been brought to the light once again, yet not by the typical environmentalists. A group of prominent republicans named “climate … Continue reading Carbon Tax: No Longer A Partisan Issue

Why We Need More Than Individual Action To Make Our Campus Green

Since Furman began recording its greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory in 2007, the University has reduced total net emissions by 19.66%! Even though this is a great achievement and shows a strong commitment to sustainability, there is still more room for improvement. Furman has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2026. This means that in less than ten years, the University must have zero total net … Continue reading Why We Need More Than Individual Action To Make Our Campus Green