Air pollution is a growing problem along with other pollution issues due to rising populations. A major producer of air pollution in major cities is the toxins produced by mass amounts of drivers. However there are many things we can do to cut back on it. Here’s a good list of proposed solutions to start off with:…[Read more]
Interesting write up, I would agree with you that the top charts today are seemingly bland compared to what they’ve been in the past. Popular music has over time moved into easier listening and catchy repetition, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the music of today is “terrible” altogether. I’d love to see you analyze the…[Read more]
As high school senior, I’ve seen and performed my fair share of procrastination throughout high school. Sometimes it’s little assignments, sometimes it’s a paper that decides your grade for the quarter, eithe
great post, really cool to see writing coming from an author who really cares about the subject. I think it’s astounding how little news coverage this war is getting, but as civilians discussing it is a step in the right direction. Distributing information about the atrocities going on in Yemen is what will move to create awareness…[Read more]
Hi Montana, interesting post, however I think adding some more sources and concrete information would greatly help your argument. There seems to be a lot you could expand on. The sentence “New York spine surgeon Kenneth Hansraj found that if you tip your head 60 degrees to stare at your phone, you are putting 60 pounds of pressure on your neck.”…[Read more]
Javier, very informative post. Using authentic close to home examples provides strong support to your argument. Responding to the line, “…many lucky people who have a good life also realize that separation and division are prominent in their communities as well whether they’re rich or poor.” I think that this idea would be great to expand u…[Read more]
Interesting post, I fully agree with you that stress management is a vital skill in today’s world. People’s lives today arguably involve more conflicting stressors than ever before, causing stress management and reduction to be a bigger issue than we’ve seen in the past. Many different methods can be employed to help manage stress,…[Read more]
Interesting post, great statistic surrounding the cardiac arrest patients who have reported obtaining some kind of supernatural awareness. I think that as science progresses with time we’ll be able to further determine what causes this feeling in near death events, as our understanding of the brain progresses we’ll be enabled to…[Read more]
I know that depending on global warming trends, rising temperatures will cause difficulties in producing base layers of snow for resort and backcountry skiing. This climate change causes both altered snowfall
Ed, I love your article! I feel that a lot of times, news will not cover this topic because there are more pressing issues with global warming, but I feel that it is very important. A lot of people take snow for granted, and lord knows I do since I live in Michigan. Where I live, we did not get a lot of snow last winter and I always wonder if it is because of global warming. I could not imagine having no snow though! That would mean no sledding, skiing, or the like. It would also be a problem monetarily, but maybe because less places would have snow, the places that do would make a lot more money off of snow related activities like the Winter Olympics and casual snow sports? How would you get affected if you no longer had snow where you lived? Thank you for your post.
I am pleased with your post, “What will Utah skiing be like 50 years from now?” because I’ve always wanted to go skiing or snowboarding and utah seems like a good place to go once I start traveling. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “A 2014 New York Times article discusses the effects of lower snowfall on the skiing industry, making the claim that “between 1999 and 2010 low snowfall years have cost the industry $1 billion and up to 27,000 jobs.” I think this is interesting because I didn’t know the amount of snow can mean so much that it can put people out of jobs.Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because I did learn something new reading your post and that was interesting.
I really enjoyed reading your post. I am a skier myself and I have never really thought about what it will be like in the future until after reading your post. I really liked the sentence of when you were describing the different numbers that might be able to host the Olympics. That is really crazy to think about how that in the future there might not be a lot of places to ski anymore. I think that if our world starts to get a little bit warmer every year, the skiing places might not be able to have enough of the real snow anymore and will have to use a bunch more fake snow. It’s gonna be different because we won’t be able to have our real snow that we are used to having and I don’t know if more and more people will want to stop skiing because they don’t want to ski on fake snow. What would you do if there was only fake snow available to ski on and no real snow, would you still ski even though there is only fake snow available?
This is a youth-powered social network that was started in 2003 by a group of teachers from local sites of the National Writing Project.
We merged several earlier blogging projects. We have found that there are many advantages to bringing students together in one site that lives beyond any particular class. It's easier for individual students to read and write about their own passions, to connect with other students, comment on each other's work, and create multimedia posts for each other. Further, it's been exciting for us to pool our knowledge about curriculum, connected learning, and digital literacies.
If being part of such a community makes sense to you, we invite you to join us. We welcome all youth and any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the give and take of a social network like Youth Voices.