Studies say that any type of toxic pollutant kills thousands. We know that airplane crashes kill people but what about airplane releases of exhaust? Emissions from planes flying above 3,000 feet can have as harmful exhaust as it does landing. Last year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared that jet engine exhaust endangers public health by
This is Climate Week NYC 2017 which runs until Sunday, September 24. Climate Week was first launched by The Climate Group in 2009, bringing together government, scientists and business leaders from all over the world. The week long program is being held at the Morgan Library and seeks to further the goals of the Paris
The fast growing wind power industry currently employs 102,000 workers in the U.S., which is 25,000 more workers than last year. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reported some months ago that new data from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), verified the number of Americans employed by the wind power industry is more than
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
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.