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Federal Reserve Pays Attention To The Climate Crisis For The First Time

As climate change continues to ravage our world and causes billions upon billions of dollars in property damage, the Federal Reserve is finally paying attention to the crisis. While scientists around the globe have been warning for years about the unfolding crisis, everyone else has been slow to react, including financial institutions. “Nobody denies that […]

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New York City Public Schools Ban All Processed Meat

While most children love hot dogs and bologna sandwiches, they won’t be getting them if they attend public schools in New York City, Tree Hugger reports: “New York City council is taking students’ health seriously. Earlier this year, mayor Bill de Blasio announced the introduction of Meatless Mondays, when all meals served in 1,700 schools […]

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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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