A radical idea to get a high-renewable electric grid: Build way more solar and wind than needed

May 30, 2019 by  
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Solar and wind are renewable yet variable resources. New research shows that using them for the energy transition is not only possible, it’s also affordable.

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Levi’s Harmit Singh on making the CEO a sustainability ally

June 7, 2017 by  
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“It’s not only important what we make, but how we make it,” said Harmit Singh, chief financial officer of Levi Strauss & Co.. “It is the cornerstone of our sustainability strategy.”Sustainability began as a risk mitigation strategy for Levi Strauss & Co., but has evolved to become ” a part of our core fabric of our values,” said Singh — “no pun intended.”

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5 Traditions That Are Terrible for the Environment (And What You Can Do Instead)

March 15, 2017 by  
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Holidays, weddings and funerals — all events that are practically bursting with tradition. Traditions are important not only because they bridge the gap between the generations, but also because they produce a genuine sense of comfort and belonging…

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The 3 Plants Every Home Should Have for Clean Air

February 22, 2017 by  
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How’d you like to be happier, calmer, healthier and oh, yeah … smarter? Just add plants. Yes, Kermit, it’s not only easy being green today, it’s essential. With Americans spending upward of 90 percent of their time indoors (ribbit!), it is more…

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What Michael Pollan gets wrong about Big Ag

October 18, 2016 by  
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The narrative of the small local farmer “good guys” versus the Big Ag “bad guys” is not only a fiction, but it leaves unrecognized the work of many contemporary agricultural heroes.

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18 Eco Friendly Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 14, 2016 by  
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Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about what you want to give Dad to tell him how loved and valued he is. Choosing a gift that is eco friendly is not only thoughtful for Dad, but it is thoughtful for the…

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The first step to community solar for all

June 14, 2016 by  
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Equitable access to solar power not only levels the playing field for all types of people, but it also helps to stabilize cities. Watch these examples.

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There are reasons to be optimistic about climate change

January 29, 2016 by  
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Despite what the doubters say, a low-carbon economy is not only possible, it makes economic sense.

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Food foolish: Waste, hunger and climate change

September 5, 2015 by  
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Shocking levels of food waste are stunting not only nutritional efforts, but also the fight against climate change.

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Standing up to Goliath: March Against Monsanto

May 23, 2014 by  
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So, if you are keeping score: it’s Justin: 1, Monsanto: 0. A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article where I not only compared the mega-corporation to Nazis, but I also called them evil geniuses who: “took a break from counting their money to poison…

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