“What they’re talking about, whether they know it or not, or care to acknowledge it or not, is global warming. The planet is getting warmer, ocean temperatures are rising, the polar ice caps are melting, and all of… Read More

“The Evidence for a Vegan Diet”

“There’s plenty of science to justify a plant-based diet, but the stories of personal transformation—curing diabetes, losing 100 pounds, living an active lifestyle—make the biggest impression.” Not to even mention the benefits of it when trying to lead… Read More

“Are you veg-curious? The sustainability benefits of plant-based diets at work”

“Our current diets and the agricultural system they depend on cause deforestation, strain our water resources and are a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Depending on the analysis, agriculture contributes as much as 17% to global emissions… Read More

“Scotland to Ban Sale of New Gas and Diesel Cars by 2032”

“‘We live in a time of unprecedented global challenge and change,’ Sturgeon continued. ‘We face rapid advances in technology; a moral obligation to tackle climate change … These challenges are considerable, but in each of them we will… Read More

“It Is a Time to Talk About Climate Change”

“This is a false dichotomy of the sort that’s commonly used to silence talk of prevention and public health that implicates powerful industries. In the wake of mass shootings, for example, the supposed choice is between mourning loss… Read More

“An entirely renewable energy future is possible, a new study says”

A future completely powered by renewable energy is possible. Here’s part of how. https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-09-09/entirely-renewable-energy-future-possible-new-study-says

“GERMANY’S TRANSITION FROM COAL TO RENEWABLE ENERGY OFFERS LESSONS FOR THE REST OF THE WORLD”

“Today, the scene at Zollverein is very different. Inside the coal washery where Spahn once worked — the largest building in the Zollverein mining complex — the air is clean, and its up to 8,000 miners have been… Read More

“Firebricks offer low-cost storage for carbon-free energy”

“The researchers’ idea is to make use of excess electricity produced when demand is low — for example, from wind farms when strong winds are blowing at night — by using electric resistance heaters, which convert electricity into… Read More

“Why Join the Fair Trade Tourism?”

“Usually associated with being environmentally friendly, there is, in fact, a lot more to sustainability than just green issues. Most importantly, sustainability means that whatever it is you are doing now you will be able to do tomorrow,… Read More

“Sustainability Summit discusses topics of climate change, offers platforms to spread message”

“The Sustainability Summit, held Wednesday, Sept. 6, is an event for students who are passionate or interested in the environment to connect with resources on campus to further their involvement in creating a more green UNL.” http://www.dailynebraskan.com/news/sustainability-summit-discusses-topics-of-climate-change-offers-platforms-to/article_13f8a056-9380-11e7-ac8c-63189f9d2d27.html