Due to the tough economy and contractual items, such as corporate bonuses, automobile industries are going bankrupt and others are attempting to gain buyers with beneficial (to the buyer) financial offers. (However, foreign companies are doing well.) And many people are looking for ways to save on money when buying a car and gas.
With June being the main time of year for couples to get married, it seems appropriate to detail some ways that a wedding could be made more eco-friendly.
All the hype these days is getting people thinking “green” — but don’t be so quick to forget about the other color covering more than 70 percent of our planet: blue. Oceans help to regulate the Earth’s temperature and climate, as well as constantly cycle important nutrients through the biosphere.
The Pennsylvania State Legislature has proposed a budget that would cut $19 million from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR) budget, a cut so severe that it would cause the closure of up to 35 protected forests and parks, about a quarter of those in the state.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on June 5 announced the initiation of a carbon offset program as part of its efforts to survive in the current and projected economic climate. The industry lost $10.4 billion last year and expects to lose $9 billion this year due to falling demand and consumer confidence, along with the fear of pandemics.