Erin Schrode, Running For Congress

At just 25-years-old, Schrode is trying to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. She is running in California’s District 2, on a platform committed to environmental action, public health, and equal justice. Erin was kind enough to recommend the following articles. Learn more about her campaign by clicking here.

The Short: ‘Scientists Start to Look at Ground Beneath Their Feet for Solution to Climate Change’

by Tim Radford (Ecowatch)

They calculate that although the world’s soils already hold 2.4 trillion tonnes of gases in the form of organic carbon, there’s room for more.

Scientists from the U.S. and Scotland report in Nature journal that with a few changes to agricultural practice, there would be room for another 8 billion tonnes.

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The Long: ‘In Los Angeles, Ditching the Car for an Eco-Friendly Trip’

by Lucas Peterson (NY Times)

“Los Angeles may feature an abundance of holistic arts, yoga and macrobiotic diets, but it’s probably not the first city that comes to mind when you hear the term ‘eco-friendly.’”

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