How Climate Change is Deteriorating Rome’s Landmarks
“rome-gb17bccaf0_1920” by Leonhard Niederwimmer via Pixabay. The historic buildings of Rome have withstood the test of time, surviving wars, earthquakes, and countless generations of human history. But beneath their majestic appearance, a hidden danger lurks. Behind the grandeur, climate change is silently eroding Rome’s iconic structures. The burning of fossil fuels and the resulting increase… Continue reading
Have you heard of azodicarbonamide? No? Don’t worry, you’re not alone!
One thing that you might’ve noticed walking to class in Rome is the abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables available outside of just grocery stores. It is common in Italy to pass a mini mart with fresh oranges or a farmers market with local vegetables. You might’ve also noticed that those sweet strawberries you bought… Continue reading
Gen-Z’s Guide to Fossil Fuel Divestment
As college students, we have several ways to divest, or remove our investments from fossil fuel projects, and put our money toward greener alternatives. Here’s how to get started. Continue reading
What is Eco-fascism? A Mission to Purify the Environment or an Excuse to Purify the Population?
Courtney Lane/@Courtneylane00 As most problems do, the climate crisis has become political; what a surprise. In western civilizations, the narrative tends to be radical environmentalists versus climate deniers; however, there are many more sides than these two extremes, specifically on the climate denial side. Over the last few years, in the race against left and… Continue reading
Designlab Give Sustainably #sparkscreativity Around The Globe
Designlab Give team teaching students how to use a brother sewing machine. Photography by Alexandra Nava-Baltimore. Creativity and sustainability can go hand in hand, no matter what materials you have or where you are geographically. Designlab Give, a non-profit organization, aims to change the cycle of poverty through creativity for as many women as possible,… Continue reading
How Can Vegan Food Help You and the Environment?
Have you ever wondered how your food choices impact the environment around you? Veganism is not just a diet but a healthy movement for our future. (Image by Markus Spiske on Unsplash) Vegan foods are foods that do not contain animal products, such as meat, milk, eggs, and honey. Many people switch to a vegan… Continue reading
All Roads Lead to Rome, but the City’s Public Transportation is a Dead End
“Rome Transport” by Mihir is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Have you ever felt like a circus clown trying to catch a bus in Rome? Waiting at a bus stop and then watching your ride slip by without as much as a look from the driver? It’s time to address the elephant in the room:… Continue reading
When in Rome… Shop Ethically.
With Rome’s shopping street the Via del Corso in the center of the city, it can be easy to stumble upon it after visiting the Trevi Fountain and get trapped in its glamour. But like when visiting any other shopping area, from The Grove of Los Angeles to the Champs-Élysées of Paris, you might feel… Continue reading
Awareness versus Abolition: the Climate Crisis & the Journalist’s Dilemma
To be an environmental journalist is to grapple with professionalism and identity Continue reading
Another Day, Another Performative Act: Seattle’s “Climate Pledge Arena”
In a city as prominent as Seattle in the fight for climate action, you’d think there’d be a lot more acknowledgment of its missteps. It’s disappointing. Continue reading
As college students we believe that we are a part of nature and have a responsibility to protect it. We all come from different places but choose to advocate for our global home. We are actively transforming from an egocentric present to an ecocentric future. HomeGrown is educating on current issues and how we can make a difference in our everyday life.
- How Climate Change is Deteriorating Rome’s Landmarks
- Have you heard of azodicarbonamide? No? Don’t worry, you’re not alone!
- Gen-Z’s Guide to Fossil Fuel Divestment
- What is Eco-fascism? A Mission to Purify the Environment or an Excuse to Purify the Population?
- Designlab Give Sustainably #sparkscreativity Around The Globe