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January 14, 2019 Wind vs. Gas: Winter Wind Beats New PipelinesSource: Union of Concerned Scientists
The Union of Concerned Scientists has provided plenty of reasons to avoid an over-reliance on natural gas, so the questions about how to replace gas with renewable energy are very important. Will building more windfarms mean less...
The astounding growth in wind and solar power coupled with their plummeting prices means that we are now radically rethinking how we produce, transmit, and sell power. Customers want 100 percent renewable energy, states want to...
Like plastic bags and disposable straws, party balloons may be the next pollutant to rile environmentalists. Several reports demonstrate how animals can mistake pieces of colorful latex in the environment for food.
January 3, 2019 5 resolutions you should make for the planet in 2019Source: The Hill
The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Earlier this year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued an urgent wake-up call: We need ambitious ...
December 19, 2018 Environmental impact assessments aren’t protecting the environmentSource: Eco-business
All around the world we see a growing catalog of cases where EIAs are giving green lights to developments that should never see the light of day — projects that are destroying irreplaceable habitat or threatening the last...
December 13, 2018 More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers BothSource: NY Times
More records for both wet and dry weather are being set around the globe, often with disastrous consequences for the people facing such extremes, according to a study published Wednesday that offered new evidence of climate...
December 12, 2018 Dreaming of a green Christmas? More shoppers look for gifts good for the environmentSource: USA Today
n past holiday seasons, Silvie Snow-Thomas, 35, has taken steps to go easy on the environment, baking cookies as gifts, and decorating mason jars with fresh holly and clippings from her Christmas tree.
December 12, 2018 Are Artificial Christmas Trees Better for the Environment Than Real Ones? It DependsSource: Discover Magazine
Environmentally conscious consumers often ask me whether a real Christmas tree or an artificial one is the more sustainable choice. As a horticulture and forestry researcher, I know this question is also a concern for the...
December 5, 2018 U.S. coal consumption drops to lowest level in nearly 40 yearsSource: NBC News
WASHINGTON — A federal report says Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency. That's despite the Trump administration's efforts to revive the country's coal industry.
November 30, 2018 Henkel, Nestle Waters target plastic sustainabilitySource: Stamford Advocate
Henkel and Nestle Waters North America joined earlier this month more than 250 public and private organizations in signing the “Global Commitment,” which aims to make 100 percent of their plastic packaging reusable, recyclable or...
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