Let’s Change The Food Waste We Send To Landfills & Reduce Methane Emissions

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 15:23:08 +0000

In the US, food is the single most common material sent to landfills, comprising 24.1% of municipal solid waste. When food and other organic materials decompose in a landfill where anaerobic (without oxygen) conditions are present, bacteria break down the materials and generate methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. Municipal solid … [continued]

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Restoration Projects Continue In Florida

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2024 20:33:07 +0000

Fossil fuels have damaged our world and continue to do so. None represents the impact more than the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, after which federal and state agencies came together to form the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council. The Trustees studied the effects of the … [continued]

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Big Oil & Big Corn Sue EPA Over Exhaust Emissions Rule

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 16:25:40 +0000

The EPA rule reducing tailpipe emissions in 2032 is under attack from the oil and corn industry, as well as car dealers.

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Kernza Meets Agrivoltaics To Turbo-Boost Rural Solar Development

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 15:31:48 +0000

A leading solar developer is deploying agrivoltaics to help scale up production of the perennial grain Kernza in the US.

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Agrivoltaics Hitches A Ride On The Community Solar Train

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2024 20:57:55 +0000

The community solar movement is adopting agrivoltaics to maximize the local benefits of renewable energy.

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Agrivoltaic Solar Arrays Will Win The Rural Solar War, With Insects

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 08 Jun 2024 17:15:17 +0000

Agrivoltaic arrays can help preserve pollinators and other insect populations, benefiting biodiversity and nearby crops as well.

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What’s The Real Cost Of Fast Food? Climate Pollution

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2024 15:15:53 +0000

It’s been a long time since I’ve eaten at a fast food roadside stop. As a nearly lifelong vegetarian, I’ve had to be conscious of seeking out complete proteins and nutritional balance in order to stay healthy. But my own experience with fast food is pretty rare here in the … [continued]

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Science Never Sleeps, Green Hydrogen & Biochar Edition

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 31 May 2024 15:07:00 +0000

Researchers are deploying biochar to boost energy efficiency and cut the cost of green hydrogen from water electrolysis.

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Biodiversity Is A Global Asset That Should Be Factored Into Investment Strategies

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 14:42:00 +0000

Readers of this publication are definitely interested in the intersection of technology and decarbonization. Yet you may not think a whole lot about biodiversity. When you mull it over, though, despite all our technological advances, we all are completely dependent on healthy and vibrant ecosystems for our water, food, medicines, … [continued]

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Why Harvard Sees Potential In Investing In Plant-Based Innovations

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 15:25:13 +0000

When we think of plant-based innovations, we tend to think of veggie burgers and soy-based chicken. A course at Harvard, titled the “Great Food Transformation,” looked at the journey towards a sustainable, resilient food system. They discovered that such a quest is both a challenge and an opportunity. Reflecting back, … [continued]

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