Water bottle filling stations are located (in the Vertical Campus):
- 1st Floor- next to cafeteria entrance
- 3rd Floor- by USG
- 5th Floor- in atrium
- 8th Floor- in atrium
- 13th Floor- in atrium
Let’s take a look a video about bottled water by The Story of Stuff Project
There are so many problems in the world, from 2008 to the present, people experienced many difficulties. We see on the news every day that people are losing their jobs, stock prices are falling, debt ceiling is rising, Greece is collapsing, and in the United States, “-mageddons” are approaching.
Taxmageddon is an example, when the temporary tax cuts passed by President Bush expire when the debt ceiling is kicking in, aka debtmaggedon, United States will experience an enormous amount of debt which would lead to another recession.
While people are experiencing these “-mageddons”, Colorado is experiencing the worst wildfire in the state’s history. Texas has also experienced large wildfires last year and the worst drought since the 1950s.
Scientists connect all these natural disasters to climate change. While we sit in our house worrying about the “-mageddons”, we often ignore more serious problems that are brewing, such as climate change and global warming.
“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money. ”
- Cree Indian Proverb
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On Friday, the Obama administration issued a proposed rule governing hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on public lands. This will require disclosure of the chemicals used in the process.
“The pullback on the rule followed a series of meetings at the White House after the original regulation was proposed in February. Lobbyists representing oil industry trade associations and individual major producers like ExxonMobil, XTO Energy, Apache, Samson Resources and Anadarko Petroleum met with officials of the Office of Management and Budget, who reworked the rule to address industry concerns about overlapping state regulations and the cost of compliance.”
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“They acknowledge that the human release of greenhouse gases will cause the planet to warm. But they assert that clouds — which can either warm or cool the earth, depending on the type and location — will shift in such a way as to counter much of the expected temperature rise and preserve the equable climate on which civilization depends.”
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