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Derrick Z. Jackson: Biden’s new moonshot — An offshore wind industry to rival Europe’s

Today, Europe has 5,400 turbines rising from the ocean with a capacity of 25 gigawatts, of energy – enough to power more than 8 million homes.

May 3, 2021 · 3 Comments

Video: 11 years living off-grid in an earthship house

Hélène Dubé and her partner Alain Neveu from Es-Cargo have lived off-grid in Quebec, Canada for 11 years in a self-built earthship style home made of recycled tires filled with earth and large south-facing windows.

January 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Rebecca Solnit: Welcome to the US, Greta. With Your Help We Can Save the Planet and Ourselves

Even in such a divided and troubled country, there is hope. Between us we can beat the climate destroyers.

September 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

David Korten: How to Restore Our Relationship to Earth

We must reduce our burden on Earth’s regenerative systems by approximately 40 percent. To have a viable human future on this overstressed planet, it is essential that we build a … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · 2 Comments

Deirdre Fulton: Developing Nations Lead Renewable Energy Boom

‘What is truly remarkable about these results is that they were achieved at a time when fossil fuel prices were at historic lows.’ Renewable energy boomed in 2015, a year … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dan Cobb: President Obama’s Carbon Initiative is Bold and Ground-Breaking, and Falls Desperately Short

President Obama’s initiative to cut US CO2 emissions is “ground-breaking”, “aggressive”, and given the gravity of the crisis we are facing, critically inadequate. Each of us must grasp the fact … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

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