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Living Off the Grid: The New Normal

More and more people worldwide are living off the grid. That’s grid as in power grid, as in getting electricity from public utilities that draw on regional transmission systems. As consumers, extricating ourselves from utility companies and getting electricity from sustainable sources has always been the stuff of self-reliant rogues. But that trend is changing

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OUR TAKE: Cooling Down the Earth

The Guardian recently ran a story by reporter Oliver Milman entitled “Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says.” The headline is stark, and says it all: we have only a 5% chance to keep global warming to 2°C (3.6°F) by 2100. The study referenced was published in Nature Climate Change

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OUR TAKE: The Climate Change Coverup is Over for Fossil Fuel Industries

A recent article on HuffingtonPost by Alexander Kaufman exposed how fossil fuel utilities knew about climate change as far back as 1968. The information was revealed in a newly published report by the Energy and Policy Institute, “Utilities Knew: Documenting Electric Utilities’ Early Knowledge and Ongoing Deception on Climate Change From 1968-2017.” We all know,

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OUR TAKE: A Wow! from Bernie Sanders on Al Gore

An excerpt from today’s interview by Senator Bernie Sanders with Al Gore was featured in the Guardian. The complete 20 minute podcast is here, or you can watch it here on YouTube. The two discussed the future of climate changed and Gore’s new film, “An Inconvenient Sequel.” Here’s what we gleaned from this must-hear interview.

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OUR TAKE: Have Fewer Children to Fight Climate Change? Really?

The Guardian’s article,  “Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children” by Guardian environment editor, Damian Carrington  cites a new study, published in Environmental Research Letters   that yields a dramatic conclusion that the biggest impact on climate change people can have is to bear one less child. The authors of the study are almost certainly right, but

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