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Friday, August 7, 2020
Which of the cleaner states import dirty electricity?

Which of the cleaner states import dirty electricity?

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In the United States, electricity generation accounts for nearly 30% of our carbon emissions. Some states have responded to that by setting aggressive renewable energy standards; others are hoping to see coal propped up even as its economics get worse. Complicating matters further is the fact that many regional grids are integrated, meaning power generated…
Little Green Guys? Nope, Extraterrestrial Life May Look More Like Pasta.

Little Green Guys? Nope, Extraterrestrial Life May Look More Like Pasta.

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To find life on Mars, scientists should keep their eyes peeled for pasta. Hot-spring-loving microbes create rock formations that look like fettuccini or capellini, according to a new NASA-funded study published online April 30 in the journal Astrobiology. Such pasta-shaped formations could be the first clues to life on other planets, said study author Bruce…
Why You Should Not Let Your Pet Pee On Green Facilities

Why You Should Not Let Your Pet Pee On Green Facilities

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Dog urine can rapidly reduce benefits of rain gardens and other green infrastructure. Getty Take a walk in New York City and you'll notice dogs peeing in the small green areas next to the sidewalk. These rain gardens, or bioswales, are used to concentrate and remove pollution from the water before it drains. The bioswales are…
The Green New Offer Does Not Go Far Enough. Here’s Why (Op-Ed)

The Green New Offer Does Not Go Far Enough. Here’s Why...

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In early February, Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) introduced the Green New Deal (GND), a sweeping resolution that addresses the dual challenges of income inequality and climate change, and the first government policy document aimed at curbing climate change as one of its goals. This is significant. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on…
Going Green – What benefits The World Benefits Company

Going Green – What benefits The World Benefits Company

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Businesses need to make it easier for consumers to support the environment - it's a win-win. Shirley Hirst from Pixabay If you live in the U.S. and relish grabbing a morning coffee on your way to work, the sleeve that stops your hand burning may well have been created by a manufacturing plant that recycles…
Sunday Start-up Selling ‘Green’ Lawns In A Box

Sunday Start-up Selling ‘Green’ Lawns In A Box

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Part of the company's Lawn Feast. Sunday This is grass that's green in color and environmental footprint. Sunday, a startup from Boulder, Colorado, is looking to help homeowners keep their lawns looking nice while also keeping pesticides out of the environment. Then you can be the envy of your neighbors and still let your children…
Earth Pay: Colorado Trainees Can Make Scholarships For Green Deeds

Earth Pay: Colorado Trainees Can Make Scholarships For Green Deeds

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A bike-riding student on the campus of the University of Colorado, Boulder. Getty Being kind to the environment has its rewards: Cleaner air, cleaner water and lower tuition and fees. At least that's the case at the University of Colorado Boulder, which recently started a program that lets students earn scholarships for college costs by taking…
‘We are dealing with a nationwide crisis’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez passionately safeguards her Green New Offer resolution as Republicans bring it approximately stop working in the Senate

‘We are dealing with a nationwide crisis’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez passionately safeguards...

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a passionate defense of her Green New Deal proposal, a sweeping nonbinding House resolution designed to simultaneously fight climate change and boost the American economy. One of the biggest criticisms of the ambitious plan — which calls for decarbonizing the economy and implementing massive public works projects and benefits — is…
Puerto Rico Has Actually Simply Passed Its Own Green New Offer

Puerto Rico Has Actually Simply Passed Its Own Green New Offer

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<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml="Puerto Rico has passed a bill to radically transform the island's economy with renewable energy as the central pillar. The territory's...
Traces Of Iron Explain Strange Sightings Of Green Icebergs

Traces Of Iron Explain Strange Sightings Of Green Icebergs

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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin A green iceberg sighted in the Prydz Bay, Antarctica on November 20th, 1988. At the far left is bubbly blue‐white glacier ice; the center of the picture shows the clear, dark green, bubble‐free marine ice.AGU/Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans/Warren et al. 2019 In 1992 Australian glaciologist…

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