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Avoiding top fast-fashion brands such as SHEIN or Fashion Nova can be a good start to reducing the worlds carbon emissions.

The danger of purchasing from fast fashion brands

By Sarah Rose, Senior Lifestyle Writer | November 16, 2022

The clothing and textile industry is responsible for roughly 4% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. To put that into perspective, the fashion industry is emitting roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as the economies of France, Germany and...

Impending emissions regulations could have real consequences

Impending emissions regulations could have real consequences

By Jordan Radloff | September 27, 2019

The California state government announced in a Sept. 18 news conference that it would be filing a lawsuit against the federal government to protect its right to set vehicle emission standards. This was a result of the Trump administration’s announcement...