4 Disadvantages of Solar Energy

March 24, 2017 by  
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Many news outlets have extensively covered the advantages of solar energy, and there are plenty. But very few things in life come with zero downside. Although the cost of solar energy has fallen dramatically in recent years and the technology has…

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Episode 68: Women4Climate recap; Interview with Grist’s new CEO

March 16, 2017 by  
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On this week’s podcast: Why 2017 is a big year for investor activists, a Q&A with Brady Walkinshaw of Grist, and the women leading the fight against climate change at the C40 Cities Women4Climate Summit.

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This Quilt Helps Save the Planet

March 14, 2017 by  
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I think everyone in the history of modern times has had a shirt that they keep because it has sentimental value. Whether your names are Ross and Rachel and the shirt says “Frankie Say Relax” or it’s a white tee filled with…

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CEOs spill their sustainability secrets

March 11, 2017 by  
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Execs from Dow, Pacific Seafood and more share success strategies like nixing food and packaging waste — and the trials that come with it.

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Bulk Barn Finally Ditches the Mandatory Plastic Bags

February 16, 2017 by  
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A little under a year ago, inspired by zero-waste gurus Bea Johnson and Lauren Singer, I tried to live zero waste for a week. I wrote about my experiences here — the good, the bad and the ugly. Before starting out on this weeklong experiment,…

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Uber nabs NASA flying car guru; from St. Regis to green building

February 10, 2017 by  
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In this month’s Names in the News roundup of green business career moves: New hires at the ridesharing giant, Amazon and the Southface Energy Institute.

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Is renewable energy news at risk of becoming clickbait?

January 27, 2017 by  
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Renewable capacity is rising, but making outsize claims about wind and solar could come back to bite proponents — and the climate.

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Is Michigan’s Ban on Plastic Bag Bans Bad News for Waterways?

January 12, 2017 by  
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In 2016, a wave of plastic bag bans took effect across the country. In New York City, the city council approved a 5-cent fee, and the Massachusetts State Senate approved a 10-cent fee for paper bags and a ban on plastic bags. In California, voters…

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4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Going Solar

January 5, 2017 by  
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There are now more than 1 million solar systems installed in the United States, according to a recent report by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association. Q3 2016 was record-shattering by all accounts, and the solar industry is…

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15 surprising environmental trends for 2017

December 27, 2016 by  
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From designer coral bacteria to lithium-air batteries, next year could bring a fascinating slew of environmental advancements (and the challenges they’ll bring).

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