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News & Updates
April 20, 2021 Earth Day 2021: 18 Ways to Save the PlanetSource: Williamson Source
As Earth Day 2021 approaches, you may find yourself wondering about its genesis, what exactly it means, or how you can participate. How did one day proposed by one man blossom into a week-long, global event? While there isn’t...
April 20, 2021 EARTH DAY - After a critical year for COVID and climate, Earth Day 2021 is Thursday. Here's what you should know.Source: USA Today
And in a year in which a deadly pandemic has had the globe in its grip and climate change helped spark a cascade of calamities from raging wildfires to a ferocious hurricane season, the focus of this year's Earth Day couldn't be...
Source: NBC News
Ahead of President Joe Biden's summit of world leaders to address the issue this week, the world's two biggest greenhouse gas emitters "committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries" to tackle the issue, a...
Research & Insights
February 26, 2021 Electric Grid of the Future Should Prioritize Sustainability, Resiliency, Equity, Reliability, and Security, Says New ReportSource: National Academies
A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides comprehensive recommendations for improving the U.S. electric power system so that it can adequately provide...
Source: Sci Tech Daily
Wind energy scientists at Cornell University have released a new global wind atlas – a digital compendium filled with documented extreme wind speeds for all parts of the world – to help engineers select the turbines in any given...
Source: The Guardian
People traveling on subway systems in major US cities are being exposed to unsafe amounts of air pollution, with commuters in New York and New Jersey subjected to the highest levels of pollution, research has found.
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Fox Business
Now going forward, what should you be looking at? You should be looking at the fact that, again, the Fed is out of control. It's printing money like wild men. Basically, the M2 is up 26% year-over-year. And that money all goes...
Source: CNN Business
In his annual shareholder letter Wednesday, Dimon wrote that the Covid-19 pandemic, the "horrific murder" of George Floyd and the painfully slow economic growth of the past two decades are all symptoms of a broader problem:...
April 7, 2021 Remove the Earth Day T-Shirt From Your Digital Cart: Here’s What’s Required of Effective Sustainable FashionSource: Well and Good
Buying a piece from an Earth Day-inspired capsule collection is a wholly inadequate way to address the overlapping global crises connected to fashion production. We need to think bigger, and we are overdue for a second...
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