“First Commercial Carbon-Capture Plant Goes Online”

Not only are we required to cut carbon emissions in the coming years in order to become sustainable, we are also going to need to capture carbon from the air that we have already released.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/first-commercial-carbon-capture-plant-goes-online-180963526/

“Kids Climate Lawsuit Heads to Trial, Judge Denies Trump Administration’s Appeal”

This lawsuit is about nothing short of requiring the government to take the actions necessary to fulfill the purpose of the Constitution. Protecting the climate upon which we all depend is necessary to “secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.”

https://www.ecowatch.com/youth-climate-lawsuit-trial-2437891411.html

“Electric Car Sales Are Surging, IEA Reports”

As electric vehicles transition from high priced luxury or environmental statements to being more economical, the transition to sustainable transportation could have even faster.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-07/electric-car-market-goes-zero-to-2-million-in-five-years

“Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students”

Teaching climate science to students in elementary, middle and high school is vital to changing the way people view climate change and the sustainability issue as a whole. Here’s one story of how climate change was integrated into a science course at a high school.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/04/us/education-climate-change-science-class-students.html

“Everything You Need To Know About Palm Oil—How To Avoid The Bad Stuff And Buy The Good Stuff”

Palm oil is used in over half of the things we consume in day-to-day life, but the vast majority of that is produced unsustainably – we must demand that it become a sustainable industry through our purchusing and persuading power.

https://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/food/problems-with-palm-oil

“Why eating more vegetables is good for the environment”

“Overall the livestock sector accounts for between 8% and 18% of global emissions—about as much pollution as comes out the tailpipes of the world’s cars.”

http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2016/04/economist-explains-12?fsrc=scn%2Ffb%2Fte%2Fbl%2Fed%2Fwhyeatingmorevegetablesisgoodfortheenvironment

“Massachusetts prepares for wind energy”

In other places around the world, offshore wind energy is already being used, in Massachusetts and the United States as a whole, this is a first.

https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/05/massachusetts-prepares-for-wind-energy/

“Lego Smashes 100% Renewable Energy Goal”

“This development means we have now reached the 100 percent renewable energy milestone three years ahead of target. Together with our partners, we intend to continue investing in renewable energy to help create a better future for the builders of tomorrow.”

https://www.ecowatch.com/lego-renewables-goal-2413131137.html