This article from the New York Times discusses a plan for New York City, proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, to start charging shoppers 6 cents for every plastic bag they use while in stores. Similar proposals have been explored in other cities in the United States and have been successfully implemented in Europe. Along with reducing waste, the plan for New York could potentially generate an additional $16 million in revenue for the city. While many conservationists are applauding the plan, some city residents fear the fee, which is not a tax, will cause unnecessary aggravation and strain personal budgets even further.
Biden’s Climate Change Bill: A Small Step in the Right Direction By City Tech Blogger Kester Todd
Ever since the Industrial Revolution occurred, individuals have felt the disastrous impact of climate change. Climate change is the long-term shifts in weather patterns and temperatures caused by human activity. This is not to be confused with temperature variability, which is the long-term shifts of temperatures and weather