Month: April 2020

  • Activists in the Making

    Fifty years ago, 20 million Americans from across the nation—20 million—took part in the first Earth Day. That is one-tenth of the population of the entire country at that time. They demonstrated, marched, did environmental cleanups, and so rattled Washington that soon enough, we had the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the…

  • FIT Celebrates 50 Years of Earth Day

    This year, Earth Day—which falls on April 22—celebrates its 50th anniversary. And this year, FIT is celebrating sustainability in a very different way. Although the coronavirus prevents us from supporting our commitment to sustainability with our annual conference, which typically takes over the campus for a day or two every spring, we are delighted to…