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15 Facts About Bioenergy

Sustainably sourced wood biomass is a vital tool for replacing coal, growing more trees, and helping mitigate global climate change – all while promoting good-paying jobs in rural communities in the Southeastern United States. Here are 15 facts about this…

Here Are Five of The Main Reasons People Continue to Deny Climate Change – ScienceAlert

The fossil fuel industry, political lobbyists, media moguls and individuals have spent the past 30 years sowing doubt about the reality of climate change – where none exists. The latest estimate is that the world’s five largest publicly-owned oil and…

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Lost Apple Project hunts for vintage varieties

We’re familiar with deer hunters, truffle hunters and house hunters, but a two-person team of retirees in the Pacific Northwest has found something else to track: vintage apples. There were once 17,000 apple varieties in North America; it’s estimated that…

Lost Apple Project hunts for vintage varieties

We’re familiar with deer hunters, truffle hunters and house hunters, but a two-person team of retirees in the Pacific Northwest has found something else to track: vintage apples. There were once 17,000 apple varieties in North America; it’s estimated that…

Frank Carini: Poor land use policies contribute to global warming – The Boston Globe

For the past three years, swaths of Rhode Island open space have been cleared, covered, and crushed to build renewable energy facilities. Renewables help reduce dependence on fossil fuels, but this stampede of renewable-energy development into rural Rhode Island isn’t…

Investors' billions are chasing the baby boomer market

If you are in the real estate business it’s hard not to look at the 72 million baby boomers and think that this is going to be a giant market. According to Peter Grant in the Wall Street Journal, “Developers…

AOC, Sanders Unveil Green New Deal Scheme For Public Housing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rolled out another version of the Green New Deal as both lawmakers gear up for the 2020 election. The new version calls for a $180 billion investment to retrofit public housing to eliminate…

As California Burns, Saint Gavin Fiddles

If Gavin Newsom is not the worst governor of California, he will be by the time he gets through with it. Know-it-all “pretty boy” Newsom, predictably elected in a deeper-than-deep blue state, has no regard for anyone who thinks differently…

Waterlogged Venice reels from highest tide in 50 years

Italy’s sinking city is struggling after the highest tide in more than 50 years hit Venice on the night of Nov. 12. The “Alta Acqua” (high tide water) rolled in late Tuesday night, peaking at about six feet in the…