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The North American Supergrid: Saving our Electricity and Our Climate by ClimateYou Editor Abby Luby

Imagine a high voltage supergrid that would supply 48 states with a reliable stream of electricity. Right now, a High Voltage Current transmission network, or supergrid, is being proposed. It’s known as the North American Supergrid (NAS or Supergrid). The NAS would be constructed almost all underground along already existing roadways or right-of-ways. Power lines

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Sustainable Practices at Expo 2020 Blog by Danielle Telemaque

Environmental issues in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are caused by the exploitation of natural resources, rapid population growth, and high energy demands. The continuing temperature rise caused by global warming is contributing to Dubai’s water scarcity, drought, rising sea level, and aridity, and it has forced Dubai to push for a green economy. Rates of waste output

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New Yorkers! Westchester’s Teatown Offers High Level Climate Change Symposium

What better place to hold a climate change symposium than at Teatown, one of New York State’s most popular nature preserves. Just a train ride away, Teatown attracts city residents to this forested oasis in the Lower Hudson Valley. The preserve boasts 15 miles of forested trails for hiking and a two-acre island refuge for

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Our Take: COP23 and the Urgency for Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

The COP23 Conference in Bonn is mid-way through its second week. Things are going well. Major issues have been (1) the pace of change — small countries complain that big ones aren’t moving fast enough to cut their carbon emissions, and (2) the cost of change — poor countries want rich ones to shoulder more

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Our Take: Politicians Stop Short of Full Climate Change Agenda by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

Jerry Brown, the Governor of California and a climate activist, was nevertheless booed at the COP23 Conference in Bonn last week for not going further, faster, then he already has to reduce the carbon emissions that cause climate change. Bill McKibben penned an article in The New Yorker about a disgruntled audience booing Brown who was seen

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