On Wednesday October 31st, in line with the theme of ACTober, Eco-Action protested Penn State’s dependency on fossil fuels outside of the HUB. They collected over 300 signatures from students, staff, and alumni in just a few hours, supporting a proposal to place an internal carbon tax. They helped to educate passerbys to create awareness of the… Read more What’s Scarier than Halloween? Climate Change!
~ Description of the trip to the Gita Nagari Eco Farm in Port Royal by active member, Audrey Gabrys ~ On Friday, October 26th, a couple of Eco-Actioners decided to escape the Penn State campus atmosphere and experience life on the Gita Nagari Eco Farm and Sanctuary. The farm is the only certified organic slaughter… Read more Eco Action Visits the Gita Nagari Eco Farm
Member Kazie Douglas talks about his Fall 2018 PSU Homecoming Parade experience with Eco-Action ~ I have never been in the homecoming parade in all my years at Penn State, so I decide to a part of the event this year for Eco-Action as I am now a senior. It was a new experience for… Read more First Homecoming Parade for Eco-Actioner
On Wednesday, October 17th, Sylvia Neely of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby State College Chapter came to speak to members at our weekly meeting held at the Stuckeman Family Building. Sylvia presented members with the objectives of a Carbon fee and dividend and explained the CCL’s hopes of integrating this into the governmental system. This bi-partisan… Read more Letter Writing for ACTober
On Wednesday September 26th, Eco Action hosted Lydia Vandenbergh of the Sustainability Institute at our weekly meeting. To conclude our theme for September, WASTEmber, Lydia met with members at the fully self-sustaining MorningStar Solar Home to discuss waste mitigation strategies and how Penn State and students can be more conscious consumers. Three key areas of waste… Read more MorningStar Meeting for WASTEmber