Fighting (for) the power: Puerto Rico’s struggle for sustainable electricity access

May 9, 2018 by  
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The media might be excited about the possibility of microgrids and solar on the Island of Enchantment, but physical and political obstacles remain.

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Operating in the dark: How climate change will affect food

March 30, 2016 by  
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The year is 2020 and the world is on the cusp of a global food crisis. Throughout the next decade, the world will struggle to meet a host of escalating food security issues, price hikes and scarcity caused by population growth, rapid urbanization, extreme weather and political upheaval.

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How to support clean energy, cosmetics reform and food labeling

March 30, 2016 by  
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103 members of Congress co-sponsored a clean energy bill that would boost non-carbon sources of power. The American Sustainable Business Council wants businesses to back it.

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Centralized or distributed power? We need both (for now)

March 30, 2016 by  
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New research shows that it won’t necessarily take super storage to scale renewable energy, but it will take a mix of locally-generated and utility-scale power.

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Managing the unmeasurable in apparel supply chains

March 30, 2016 by  
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Tracing consumer goods back to the source isn’t easy, but the garment industry sustainability ills are a prime example of why it needs to be easier.

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Who Really Benefits From Socialism In America? Drivers.

August 30, 2011 by  
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It is a standard Republican meme, that Obama is a socialist. But who are the real socialists in America? James Schwartz of the Urban Country quotes a definition of socialism: Any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods. Schwartz notes that this pretty much defines the American road and highway system, as well as the automobile and oil industries. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Yes, There is Actually Some Good News in America

July 15, 2011 by  
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Every day, I meet Americans — of all backgrounds and political views — who love this country, who want to see their neighbors succeed, and ask themselves, ‘What can I do to solve problems and serve my community?’ That is the American spirit, and it will be on full display this Saturday, July 16th, as part of Green The Block , a national campaign created by Green For All and the Hip-Hop Caucus to get communities involved in the green movement…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Worst Damage From the BP Spill May be Done in the Deep Sea

August 12, 2010 by  
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Photo via PhysOrg The challenges presented by the BP spill that we occupy ourselves with are too often surface deep: the oiled birds, soiled coastline, out of work tour guides, and political wrangling make for immediately compelling, easily graspable narratives. Which is why I’ve tried throughout this ordeal to keep a focus on the damage done that most people will never see with their own eyes, things like

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Massive Berry Bank in Russia One Step Closer to Demolition

August 12, 2010 by  
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Scientists will likely be forced to say “Do svidaniya” to a massive cache of rare genetic samples. Image credit: With a single decision yesterday, Russia’s Supreme Arbitration Court put the Pavlovsk Experimental Station —home to more than 5,000 rare and unique plant samples—in jeopardy.

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