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Making Boston Resilient by Barnard Blogger Alexander Hedge

My relationship with the City of Boston runs very deep. It all started back in May of 1997 when I was born in the South End. I moved away when I was a small child, but returned to my hometown last summer to work for a construction firm. During that summer I lived with my

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Our Take: Free 2-day Shipping & Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

What does free 2-day shipping have to do with climate change? Quite a lot, actually. It’s inefficient, resulting in more partial-load delivery trucks on the road spewing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing traffic congestion. In Laura Paddison’s report on Huffington Post, she points to a multi-year study by the University of Delaware, that looked at how

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Would you like a Paper or Plastic bag? by CityTech blogger Sergio Carrillo

Would you like a paper or plastic bag? The question is one that not many people think twice before making a choice, at least in New York City. But, what if using plastic bags for groceries, bread, fruits, vegetables and any other goods we may need it for, were prohibited or fined? Currently, there are

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Vacuum Up that Carbon! by George Ropes, ClimateYou Senior Editor

Learn this new phrase: direct air capture. It’s a process being developed that does what trees do, take carbon dioxide out of the air. Direct air capture is a radical variant of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). Several start-up companies are pursuing this technology, and both are out of the lab and into the pilot

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Renewable Natural Gas Is Gaining by ClimateYou editor Abby Luby

On National Bioenergy Energy Day last week, we learned of the non-profit Energy Vision who announced awards to three innovative companies advancing renewable natural gas (RNG) made from organic waste: Ameresco, Quantum Biopower, and CCI Bioenergy. Here at ClimateYou we are always interested in organic materials that generate energy, especially since we know that uncollected organic wastes emit 25 times more greenhouse gases than the

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