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REFLECTING ON OUR FOOTPRINT

“It’s just such a foreign concept here!” my mother said with a mix of incredulity and mirth in her voice, recounting her experience at the grocery store earlier in the week. 632 more words

Sustainability

Carbon Foot Print: Development

“¿Qué le hicistes a mi Mama?”

I received a call from my ten year old brother, Eduardo, a few weeks ago. He asked me “what have you done to my mom?” He was mad or confused or both. 648 more words

Climate Change

MY FAMILY'S CARBON FOOTPRINT

“Cost dictates everything,” says my father in a tone that implies I should already know this.

It was just as my parents’ faces appeared on my phone screen that it occurred to me that it was likely that neither of them knew what a carbon footprint was, a concept that I consider extremely important. 787 more words

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Family of 6 Carbon Footprint

The term “carbon footprint” is not one we discuss at our dinner table. My family and I may discuss school work, politics, sports or our weekend plans, but offsetting our carbon footprint it’s not something we think about often. 637 more words

Climate Change

MY CARBON FOOTPRINT

Today marks two months since I arrived at Emory’s campus and in that period I have stopped taking the elevator altogether, cut out beef from my diet, and avoided plastic bags and bottles as much as possible. 614 more words

Sustainability

Emory's Carbon Footprint

Coming from a school that has just recently put recycling bins in place and that does not dispose of waste in a sustainable manner, Emory’s profile on carbon footprint, is to me, impressive. 723 more words

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