Put More Climate Change Stories on TV

New research from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and Deloitte has found that climate change is hardly referenced on TV. The academy analyzed 128,719 non-news programs from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Sky between September 2017 and September 2018, and ‘climate change’ is lagging far…

Net Zero for the UK by 2050?

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) released a report that said the United Kingdom (UK) can be net zero by 2050. Net zero means that carbon emissions are balanced with carbon removal. If the UK adopts this target, it will be the most ambitious emissions reduction goal set by a…

Protecting Bobcats in New Jersey

When considering the natural fauna of present day New Jersey it is difficult to perceive any kind of predatory animal that would be abundant. That is because many predatory animals  have for the most part been pushed out of the state. Being the most densely populated state, New Jersey has…

New York Bans Plastic Bags

On Sunday, March 31, it was announced that New York would implement a statewide ban on most single-use plastic bags provided by supermarkets and other stores. Exemptions to the ban include bags used to wrap meats, dry cleaning and plastic bags for fruits and vegetables at supermarkets. This ban was…

Living on Water: Our Future Neighborhoods

[caption id="attachment_2164" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Floating houses IJburg East AmsterdamSource: Marcel van der Burg and Arch Daily[/caption] The usually small and motorized dwelling known as a houseboat has become something a little bit larger: a floating home. Whether it’s because of spatial practicality or to create adventurous new neighborhoods, floating homes…

Fernandina Tortoise Thought to be Extinct Spotted in Galapagos

[caption id="attachment_2142" align="aligncenter" width="802"] From The Guardian, Photograph: Rodrigo Buendía/AFP/Getty Images[/caption] A tortoise that was last seen in 1906 has been spotted in the Galapagos Islands. A female on Fernandina island, which was thought to be extinct for 100 years, came meandering along as the Giant Tortoise Restoration Initiative (GTRI)…

Budweiser Moves to Renewables

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the corporation responsible for Budweiser, America's "King of Beers" announced that they plan to run  on 100% renewable energy by 2025.  While they are working toward their sustainability goal, the company also announced that their beers are brewed with 100% wind energy, a great milestone they will celebrate…
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