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Activists Bring Urban Farming To One Of The Most Deprived Cities In The United States

Where an illegal dumping ground once stood, there is now an eight-acre agricultural site filled with greenhouses, fish ponds, and a composting facility. Looking around, you might be surprised to learn that you’re in downtown Cleveland, one of the most economically deprived cities in the United States. But thanks to the constant efforts of community […]

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France Says All New Rooftops Must Be Covered In Plants Or Solar Power Panels

A law approved recently in France makes it mandatory that new buildings built in commercial zones be partially covered in either plants or solar power panels, the Guardian reports: “The law approved by parliament was more limited in scope than initial calls by French environmental activists to make green roofs that cover the entire surface […]

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Three-Story Water Battery Will Save University $100 Million In Energy Costs

A university in Queensland, Australia, is trying an experimental three-story water battery to save on the cost of energy while also allowing it to become carbon neutral by as soon as 2025, EcoWatch reports: “The University of the Sunshine Coast … got a boon from the success of the experimental battery, which was turned on […]

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Renewable Sources Of Electricity Could Match The Output Of Coal-Fired Power Stations In 5 Years

Over the next five years, renewable sources of energy are set for rapid growth and will likely match the output from the world’s coal-fired power plants, according to a Carbon Brief analysis. Eco Watch reports: “This would mean renewables matching coal as the joint-largest contributors to the global electricity mix in 2024, according to Carbon […]

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Anheuser-Busch Will Now Have The Largest Electric Truck Fleet In The Country

North American beer giant Anheuser-Busch took a leap into the future this week by announcing the company’s transition to electric delivery trucks, which means they will have the largest such fleet on the continent. It cannot be stressed enough that transportation around the globe will have to change dramatically as part of the fight against […]

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6 Island Nations Will Issue ‘Blue Bonds’ To Make Shipping In The Pacific Ocean Carbon Neutral

Six Pacific island nations are actively trying to raise $500 million for the purpose of making all shipping in the Pacific Ocean zero carbon by the middle of the century. The Guardian reports: “The Pacific Blue Shipping Partnership, announced on Tuesday by the governments of Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and […]

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Norway Tells Companies Based There To Stop Funding Amazon Deforestation

The Amazon rainforest is on fire in a bald-faced effort to clear land for corporate use by the agriculture and fossil fuel industries in Brazil, which is why Norway is strongly urging its own companies to stop funding the deforestation. For years, Norway has contributed the lion’s share of funding to the Amazon Fund in […]

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Finland announces move to ban coal one year earlier than planned

Finland had initially planned to phase out coal power by 2030, but the move toward clean energy is going much quicker than expected. As climate change threatens the world, multiple nations are rushing to switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources that will reduce humanity’s carbon footprint. In fact, we have ten years to […]

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