A Historically Black Community Will Be Home To Largest Urban Solar Farm In U.S. (Built On Former Landfill)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 18:44:32 +0000

The transformation of a landfill in Houston into the largest urban solar farm in the United States will be a testament to the power of renewable energy. For 50 years, the landfill has been empty and closed off to the public. It is located in the middle of Houston’s Sunnyside community, which is a historically […]

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After Armenian Genocide Recognition – Will Biden Administration Recognize US Injustices Too?

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 10:20:53 +0000

We at Cleantechnica acknowledge that environmental and social justice are inherently linked, having published dozens of articles on topics such as the Dakota access pipeline, which runs through First Nations lands, the uneven distribution of health issues and pollution deaths through out the US and wider world, and racial justice issues such as the black lives […]

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Black Homes Are Flooding Due to Racist Policies, Says Company Being Sued for Those Policies

Credit to Author: Geoff Dembicki| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMT

A new study from the real estate company Redfin shows how racist housing policies have made Black neighborhoods more vulnerable to flooding than white ones. Meanwhile, Redfin is accused of helping keep those same neighborhoods segregated.

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The US CLEAN Future Act — What’s In It?

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 03:40:12 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By  Dan Lashof, Devashree Saha, Karl Hausker, Greg Carlock, Kevin Kennedy, and Tyler Clevenger  U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, together with subcommittee chairs Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, introduced the CLEAN Future Act on March 2, 2021. While numerous climate bills are introduced in each Congress, this proposal […]

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Biden Wants to Reopen a Child Detention Center on Top of Toxic Military Waste

Credit to Author: Ian Kumamoto| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 14:49:14 GMT

Joe Biden is looking to reopen the children’s detention center in Homestead, Florida, which is situated in an area so polluted it’s been designated unfit for residents.

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Voices Of 100%: Louisville’s Clean Energy Pledge Takes On Multiple Crises

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 23:19:35 +0000

For this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Brandon Coan and Gretchen Milliken. Coan, who helped draft Louisville’s 100% renewable resolution, is a Metro Councilman for the region and Milliken is Director of Advanced Planning and Sustainability

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A Fracked Gas Pipeline Is Coming to Brooklyn. Residents Are Invoking BLM to Fight It

Credit to Author: Ian Kumamoto| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:36:12 GMT

Brownsville, the neighbourhood with the highest rates of asthma in New York City, is fighting to halt the construction of a fracked gas pipeline that could worsen its air quality even more.

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A Fracking Pipeline Is Coming to Brooklyn. Residents Are Invoking BLM to Fight It

Credit to Author: Ian Kumamoto| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:36:12 GMT

Brownsville, the neighbourhood with the highest rates of asthma in New York City, is fighting to halt the construction of a fracked gas pipeline that could worsen its air quality even more.

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