Consequences and Solutions to “Continents” of Plastic waste in the Oceans

The oceans are now invaded by mainly plastic waste, which is concentrated by ocean currents. They are causing an environmental disaster for marine ecosystems, but also for our health as a consumer of marine products and finally economic as estimated by the United Nations Environment Program.

A significant and unquantifiable amount of plastic waste enters the sea through waste, poorly managed landfills, tourist activities and fishing.… [Read more]

About the Environment: Is Business Digitization Helping To Save Trees?

We hear a great deal about a wide range of environmental issues in today’s world. In broad terms, these issues mostly consist of climate change and pollution; more specifically, they comprise issues of material waste, fuel consumption, water pollution, and any number of other problems with significant environmental risk.

But one issue that seems to get surprisingly little coverage in broad economic discussions is that of paper consumption and,  through it, the process of tearing down trees.… [Read more]

Maryland Comes Together In Support of Off Shore Wind

On Monday I attended a rally  in Annapolis where we encircled the Maryland Statehouse to show support for offshore wind in Maryland. While this might not seem like something worthy of a blog post, this rally was a very pivotal experience for me (and the state). What made this rally so noteworthy is that it featured representatives from broad constituencies across Maryland coming together to advocate for clean energy, green jobs, public health, and the future of Maryland.… [Read more]