Kathleen Rogers

Kathleen Rogers, president of Earth Day Network, is the lead organizer for the Earth Day March for Science rally and teach-ins on the National Mall.

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A detail from a sculpture made completely of plastic debris collected from beaches that was featured at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. (Photo: Adam Mason, Smithsonian's National Zoo via flickr/cc) Views
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Wrapped in a Sea of Plastic
By now most of us have read that plastic, that incredibly useful product that all of us use every day, is fast becoming public enemy number one. We have been using plastics for decades and as a result, plastic is everywhere: in our fish, in our food, in our oceans, in our waste water treatment...
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Earth Day, The Climate Agreement and March for Science
It’s no coincidence that Earth Day, the first anniversary of the signing of the climate agreement and the March for Science are all taking place on the same day, April 22 . It is the people’s day. It has been the people’s day since 1970, when Sen. Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisc.), Rep. Pete McCloskey (R-...
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Thursday, January 29, 2009
Better Nutrition Equals Better Education
Cafeteria food has always been the brunt of kids' jokes. Many of us remember the grilled cheese sandwich that stuck to the plate when you turned it upside down, and the egg soufflé that jiggled when you poked it. But even that is a far cry from what's served now. In the midst of a growing childhood obesity crisis, school food now means federally subsidized chicken nuggets, low-grade hamburgers, french fries, hot dogs and pizza. "Cooking" usually involves a centralized kitchen similar to a fast food assembly line.
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