Category: Sustainability

Riverford, A Model Of Organic Farming In The U…

Riverford, A Model Of Organic Farming In The UK | La Paz Group

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We first heard the name of the farmer on a favored music-oriented podcast, and then the name of his farm. After listening to his story, and his mu….

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One day this jet may be fueled by plant-eating…

One day this jet may be fueled by plant-eating algae – Scientific Inquirer

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Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and partner institutions provided today the first published report of algae using raw plants as a carbon energy source. The research shows that a freshwater production strain of microalgae, Auxenochlorella protothecoides, is capable of directly degrading and utilizing non-food plant substrates, such as switchgrass, for…

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Negotiators Are Racing the Clock to Implement the Paris Climate Accord – News Broadcast Network

Negotiators Are Racing the Clock to Implement the Paris Climate Accord

Negotiators Are Racing the Clock to Implement the Paris Climate Accord

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Negotiators gathered in Bangkok this week are under the gun.Climate talks held in May in Bonn, Germany, didn’t go as planned, with old political fault lines stymieing progress toward the Paris Agreement rulebook that’s…

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Big oil and climate change | Nick Robson’s Bl…

Big oil and climate change | Nick Robson’s Blog

Though oil and gas companies have known about global climate change for decades, they’ve deferred reducing crude and gas production until the second half of this century.

First steps into coastal foraging – Thyme & Ti…

First steps into coastal foraging – Thyme & Tides

forage1By ANNIE

For as long as I can remember I have enjoyed foraging through hedgerows. The simple delights of finding a bumper crop of elderflower or an unspoilt patch of blackberries is always guaranteed to bring a smile to my face.

However, despite having lived in a seaside town for five years now, I had never paid much attention to the culinary treats that are so in abundance on the shores of the…

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An Update On The World Embracing Renewable Ene…

An Update On The World Embracing Renewable Energies – Enjoyneer

Out with the old, in with the renewable! Renewables are the future, and the world is already embracing them in a big way thanks to their potential to quite literally change the future. Not convinced? Just look at a few of the big numbers to see what we mean:

  • • In 2016, renewables made up 17% of all energy consumed in the EU
  • • By 2020, that number will likely be 20%
  • • In Austria, annual renewable…

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Food for Thought From the Garden | Sustainable…

Food for Thought From the Garden | Sustainable Life In Action

Roughly 45lbs of food, that’s what came out of the garden that I share with my friend David yesterday.  I will admit there was apple tree involved and apples are heavy.  Still, it’s an impressive haul from just an average small town back yard.  I haven’t been consistent about weighing the food that I harvest, but this makes me wonder.  How much have I gotten from the garden this year and how much…

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The Big Deal About Small Living – The Student …

The Big Deal About Small Living – The Student Scientist

BY LYSSA M

Tiny house and small living are both terms are used for the uphill living trend in the US. Defined as a house between 100 and 400 square feet, these houses are small sanctuaries for people who wish to live with a smaller footprint in the world. Although living across the country differs in the cost of living, the inefficiencies of this range from affordability to…

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Open on-line course – Civic Ecology: Reclaimin…

Open on-line course – Civic Ecology: Reclaiming Broken Places – Registration now open | Transformative learning

In September the Cornell Open On-line Course “Civic Ecology: Reclaiming Broken Places” will run again. Participants of this online course explore the people, places, and practices that restore nature and revitalize neighborhoods. 

A Greener Green Part 3: CO2 Emission – Canna S…

A Greener Green Part 3: CO2 Emission – Canna Solar

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With the massive energy consumption of the cannabis industry comes the eminent emission of CO2. This output is posing a challenge for states with goals to reduce their greenhouse emissions and create sustainable cannabis programs.

As explored in Part One of this series, the cannabis industry is, and continues to be, the most energy-intensive agricultural sector, as well as one…

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