Boston Redlining Visible In Concrete, Ecocide Needs Definition, Climate Threatening Indigenous Food — Nexus Media News

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 00:20:16 +0000

Below are three recent Nexus Media news briefs combined into one article. Boston Redlining Past Visible In Concrete Today The racist legacy of redlining and other inequities, exacerbated by continued greenspace disparities, are disproportionately heating — and thus harming — low-income Boston neighborhoods, the Boston Globe reports. Previously redlined neighborhoods, those neighborhoods marked as “hazardous” for […]

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How Cities Are Electrifying The Auto Market — Carsharing

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 20:09:55 +0000

It’s no secret that transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States. So it’s not surprising that, besides promoting the use of public transit, biking, and walking, cities are also embracing electric vehicles (EVs) in their quest to cut carbon emissions. But some are thinking outside of the box: In addition to electrifying municipal fleets, many of […]

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World’s Largest Clean Energy Accelerator Enters USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:06:53 +0000

EIT InnoEnergy, “the world’s largest sustainable energy engine,” is entering the United States, via Boston. EIT InnoEnergy is headquartered in Europe, where it “helps entrepreneurs develop their innovations and reduce time to market by providing direct access to 500+ industrial partners in EIT InnoEnergy’s ecosystem.”

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Cities Are Closing Streets To Cars During Stay-At-Home Orders

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2020 14:00:09 +0000

Cities all over the U.S. are closing down streets to traffic during the coronavirus pandemic in order to encourage people to stay home

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Fees On Rideshare Services Have Provided $4.2 Million For Boston Transportation Projects

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 00:40:30 +0000

Fees on rideshare services Uber and Lyft are helping local sustainable transportation projects throughout Boston. Despite these two companies’ contributions toward bad traffic in the area, both have paid millions to help with transportation initiatives

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