“Goats, veggies, flowers replace blight on urban Ohio farm”

“Ms. Harris has spent seven years transforming an area that once consisted of 15 abandoned homes — before the Lucas County Land Bank tore them down — into an urban farm on Mentor Drive promoting wellness, healthy eating,… Read More

“Trending: CVS, Nestlé Embrace Sustainable Packaging Practices”

“The market for sustainable packaging is expected to reach $440.3 billion over the next decade and businesses that hop on the bandwagon early are expected to reap economic benefits as well as increased consumer satisfaction and a lower… Read More

“Free sustainable farming resources available for high school teachers”

“The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture created the lesson plans to help ninth through 12th-grade educators increase students’ knowledge about the social, economic, environmental and production components of sustainable farming and ranching in the 21st century.” http://augustafreepress.com/free-sustainable-farming-resources-available-high-school-teachers/

“Potential Carbon Capture Game Changer Nears Completion”

“On a small lot between Houston and the Gulf Coast, in an industrial zone packed with petrochemical factories and gas pipelines, a little-known company is finalizing construction of a demonstration power plant that could represent a genuine energy… Read More

“Midwest greenhouse heated with geothermal energy produces citrus year-round for $1 per day”

“Those who live in the Midwest United States understand how difficult it can be to eat local during winter. But for Russ Finch and his community, the task isn’t too difficult. A former mailman living in Nebraska, Finch… Read More

“Tesla Is Providing Batteries for the World’s Largest Producer of Wind Turbines”

“Tesla has partnered with Vestas, the world’s biggest wind-turbine manufacturer, to figure out how to combine their batteries with Vestas’ wind farms. The batteries will be used to store excess wind energy that can then be used when… Read More

“Newly engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption”

“A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial — an engineered material with extraordinary properties not found in nature — to act as a kind of air conditioning system for structures. It… Read More

“Paul Hawken on One Hundred Solutions to the Climate Crisis”

“Environmentalist Paul Hawken believes that to motivate action on climate change, the focus needs to be on solutions rather the problem. And, he says, those solutions – from changing the type of refrigerants used to reducing food waste… Read More

“Britain ‘to ban all petrol and diesel vehicle sales by 2040”

The UK has taken steps to ban all petrol and diesel vehicle sales from the year 2040. While this is a step in the right direction, the measure may be too little and too late. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/uk-petrol-diesel-ban-cars-vehicles-britain-sales-fuels-fossil-government-a7860181.html

“World’s first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland”

“‘This is a tech development project to ensure it’s working in open sea conditions. It’s a game-changer for floating wind power and we are sure it will help bring costs down,’ said Leif Delp, project director for Hywind.”… Read More