And yet, only about 18% of the American public is taking action. Why so few?
Smith presented his research on sustainable development in Nicaragua. His observational research focused on the rural community of Sabana Grande.
“Silence is deadly,” Edwards said. “Society often believes that silence is consensus. When people don’t speak up, then the majority are driven by the minority opinion.”
For Sustainability Week at the college, environmental activist Sandra Steingraber hosted a panel to present climate change and social issues.
An extinction of bees would eliminate many of the foods farms use to feed their animals, therefore decreasing the quality of their meat and byproducts.
The college has not provided a convincing argument as to why it should not make the pledge, or at least study the potential outcomes of doing so.
Former Republican Congressman Robert Inglis came to Ithaca College and spoke about his atypical conservative strategy for tackling climate change.