The Green Grin

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The Green Grin Journal is a collection of essays, news summaries, perspectives, and opinions on environmental issues in our society written by Green Grin members.

Enjoy our environmental voices below!

June 30, 2018

Hi everyone! We had a really comprehensive, well-run meeting on Saturday, June 23 at Ted's house after an enjoyable lecture from Prof. Jessica Kim at CSUN. A link to the meeting notes are here.

Over the next few months, we'll be focusing on fundraising. Temporary dates for fundraiser events are compiled below:

    ...

Recruiting Ideas

  • advertising @ Key Club @ schools

  • newspaper ads

Birdhouse Reflection

  • holding events multiple times a year would be nice

  • susie

  • junior

  • pat

Mexico Fundraising

  • chocolate

  • recycle

  • yard sale (1, not 1+)

Koreatown Homeless Shelter: Discussion Ideas

  • Prima...

April 20, 2018

Three stories today.

First, the Senate has narrowly confirmed Oklahoma congressman Jim Bridenstine, a classic climate-change-denier, as the new head of NASA after months of being leaderless. Mashable elaborates here; Vox explains here.

Second, TedEd gives us hope: there may be a viable solution to the dest...

March 14, 2018

This week, check out great climate change advocation projects throughout the internet.

First, check out Climate Lab, an online interactive project in which conservation scientist and UCLA visiting researcher M. Sanjayan as he explores surprising ways to change how we think and act about climate change. Climate...

February 5, 2018

Some positive (but, at the same time, worrying) environmental news!

On February 4, 2018, the Trump Administration announced that they would withdraw their nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White, the White House's nominee for Trump environmental policy advisor and leader of the Council on Environmental Quality....

Led by Patrick K @ the Nanum Farm.

Attendance:

Danielle, Rachel, Andy, Joshua, and Hye Lynn couldn't make it today.

  1. Recruiting: Please recruit freshmen!

  2. Updates on Political Campaigning

    1. Meeting w/ KIWA soon (January) about starting an environmental initiative/campaign in Los Angeles!

    2. Env...

February 3, 2018

Reading environmental news is often exhausting.

While the incredible amount of bad news seems to reach a maximum, the disheartening news seems to continue. It's important to remain motivated, to realize that change often starts small, and to acknowledge that results are progressive. Below are a list of new obs...

January 5, 2018

Hello! As we transition to the new year, it's important to reflect on 2017. Below are an assortment of interesting, infuriating, worrying, hopeful articles on climate change and the environment in the past year.

1. An awesome running list of the Trump administration's environmental impact by National Geographi...

December 7, 2017

Hi everyone! A collection of environmental news stories this week are linked below.

1. How to Fix Global Warming: We Talk to Tech Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Political Leaders: California Governor Jerry Brown's perspective on the solutions to global climate change and information about ClimateTECH, a New Yor...

Meeting Absences:

  • Hye Lynn Suh

  • Patrick Oh

1. Welcome New Members!

    - Joshua Oh ('21)

    - Andy Park ('20)

2. Recruiting People

    - Please Recruit! (aim for freshmen)

3. Potential Mexico Trip in February (presidents weekend)

    - Year Round Fundraising

        - Selling Items @ Fa...

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