California Leads the Way on Conservation & Climate

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 17:04:03 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Helen O’Shea Senator Alex Padilla has introduced bold new legislation to advance conservation in the Golden State. The PUBLIC Lands Act would designate nearly 600,000 acres of new wilderness, more than 583 miles of new wild and scenic rivers and expand an existing national monument by over 100,000 […]

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Alaska Railroad Gambling Diversion Now Part Of Climate Record

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 11:00:06 +0000

A tradition begun more than a century ago is now an important part of the Alaskan climate record — and it shows spring river melt is happening earlier, Reuters reports. On Friday, April 30, at 12:50 p.m. Alaska Standard Time, the ice on the Tanana River in the Alaska community of Nenana melted enough to […]

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Indian State Issues 1.3 Gigawatt Solar Power Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 21:05:03 +0000

The Indian state of Maharashtra has issued a tender for the installation of 1.3 gigawatts of solar power projects. According to media reports, the entire capacity will be used for supplying electricity to agricultural consumers. The capacity would be spread across 29 districts in Maharashtra. Project developers would be required to set up projects of […]

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Greenhouses and Microgrids Should Grow Together

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 18:34:06 +0000

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As consumer preferences continue to shift toward purchasing locally sourced and organic produce, demand is growing for commercial greenhouses, or controlled environment agriculture (CEA), as the industry is labeled. This shift in preference to locally grown food is changing the way supermarkets and restaurants source their fruits and vegetables. COMMENTARY Many restaurants throughout the country […]

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Greenwashing of EU Finance Law Sparks Walkout by Experts

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 22:36:16 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Environmental and consumer organizations are pulling out of an EU expert group in protest at the European Commission’s decision to classify destructive forestry practices and highly-emitting types of biomass as sustainable investments. The new rules are not based on climate and environmental science and ignore the […]

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Solar Farms Can Be Good For Bees

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:05:28 +0000

One of the things anti-solar people like to bring up is that it can take up space. Sure, rooftop solar is popular and doesn’t take up space that could be used by something else, but utility solar installations often entail large “farms” where acres and acres of land are taken up by long rows of […]

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Evidence Mounts in P&G’s Role in Degrading Intact Forests

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:20:30 +0000

By Ashley Jordan & Shelley Vinyard  A new NRDC analysis of Canadian logging companies supplying boreal pulp to the U.S. marketplace is showing just how toilet paper-thin Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) latest claims of sustainability are. By a Thousand Cuts: How Powerful Companies’ Wood Sourcing is Degrading Canada’s Boreal Forest casts light on how mills in Ontario and Quebec that […]

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10 Principles That Can Transform Infrastructure Investment

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 17:05:28 +0000

Isn’t it time to design infrastructure that is more resource efficient, pollutes less, is more resilient and cost effective, and has fewer risks than business-as-usual?

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