Cleaning House without Sending It All to the LandfillIt’s that time of year when we start delving into overstuffed closets and pulling out miscellaneous goods to be separated into piles: storage, trash, donations. When I get into cleaning mode, I’m determined to clear out space and rid myself of clothes and old items I never […]
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Black Carbon’s Big Impacts Pollution from Diesel Exhaust and Cookstoves Is Driving Up Global Warming Rates
For years, efforts to study and reduce the impacts of climate change have focused on one very specific gas—carbon dioxide (CO2). But when it comes to global warming, other gases and atmospheric particles may play more than just a supporting role. Black carbon, a form of particulate air pollution produced mainly from burning biomass, cooking […]
Warming Up the Wine Industry Climate Change May Leave a Major Impact on Vineyards Across the Country
Climate change may not only impact coral reefs, glaciers and polar bears, but could also have a significant effect on the U.S. wine industry.
City vs. Country City Dwellers May Not Be Greener than their Rural and Suburban Counterparts After All
Researchers at Aalto University in Finland discovered that people’s carbon emissions in a city are practically the same as in rural areas…
Stormwater runoff is the number-one cause of water pollution and the greatest threat to our country’s estuaries. Rain gardens offer a beautiful solution.
The tiny six-legged bed bug has managed to take over New York City, among other places across the U.S…
Bringing the Wind In The New Atlantic Wind Connection Underwater Transmission Line Will Open Doors for East Coast Offshore Wind
The Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC)—a 350-mile underwater transmission line designed for offshore wind energy—has drawn billions in investment from three sources: Google; Good Energies & Marubeni.
Coral Reefs—Home To More Than 4,000 Species of Fish—May Not Be Long for This Earth…
Germany and several other countries in Europe have been using honeybees as biomonitors to help keep tabs on air quality in airports.