“Cow manure is a sticky problem for the climate”

“Dairy farms produce a lot of milk, but they also produce a lot of manure – more than one hundred pounds per day per adult cow. Many farms use large amounts of water to flush animal waste into… Read More

“Massachusetts tops list of top 10 states for LEED”

“Massachusetts, once again, is the top state for LEED, according to the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED ranking. In 2017, the state, which also held the title of No. 1 in 2016, saw… Read More

“Natural gas killed coal – now renewables and batteries are taking over”

“Over the past decade, coal has been increasingly replaced by cheaper, cleaner energy sources. US coal power production has dropped by 44% (866 terawatt-hours [TWh]). It’s been replaced by natural gas (up 45%, or 400 TWh), renewables (up… Read More

“Researchers continue studying ‘fish in the fields’”

“Preliminary results indicate that reviving and modernizing the simple, age-old practice of raising fish in rice fields can reap enormous benefits worldwide, according to spokeswoman Deborah Moskowitz, ‘dramatically reducing climate-changing methane emissions, protecting our ocean wildlife, supporting more… Read More

“Sustainable Shopping: Is it Possible to Fly Sustainably?”

While truly sustainable air travel isn’t currently possible, there are ways to fly that are less harmful than others. Here are some ideas to make your travel plans more sustainable. https://probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2018/01/sustainable-shopping-possible-fly-sustainably/

“Companies are moving faster than many governments on carbon pricing”

”ECONOMISTS have long argued that the most efficient way to curb global warming is to put a price on the greenhouse-gas emissions that cause it. A total of 41 OECD and G20 governments have announced either a carbon… Read More

“Arctic tourism is potential threat to environment as ice melts”

“Experts warn that the increasing traffic raises the chance of a catastrophe…” https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/arctic-tourism-potential-threat-environment-ice-melts-n833956

“Across The World, If You Eat For Your Health, You’ll Help The Planet”

“Researchers can estimate the greenhouse gas emissions and land used to produce various foods in different parts of the world. They’ve used that data to calculate the environmental impact of a shift in what people eat.” https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/12/04/568290624/across-the-world-if-you-eat-for-your-health-youll-help-the-planet

“Tesla isn’t the only company creating cool electric vehicles anymore”

“It wasn’t that long ago when Tesla seemed like the only company making cool electric cars that you’d want to drive. If this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show is any indication, that niche no longer belongs exclusively to… Read More

“If we act on climate change now, the economic prize will be immense”

“Climate negotiators are meeting in Bonn. Beyond the intricacies of the negotiations, here is one key thing to remember instead: about $1tn is already being invested in climate solutions, ranging from renewables and energy efficiency to public transport…. Read More