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International Coffee Day Highlights Inequality in the Industry

October 1st, 2019|Agriculture, Community, Environment, News, News, Sustainability, World, World News|

Every year on October 1st, International Coffee Day takes place. The Holiday recognizes the millions of people who work in the industry throughout the world. The aim for international coffee day is to shine a spotlight on the millions of farmers who are the most vulnerable. Coffee is one of the largest imports [...]

North America Smart Energy Week is Underway

September 25th, 2019|Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, EV, event, Events, News, News, Policy, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, science, Smart Energy, Solar, Solar Farm, Solar Summit, Solarfest, Sustainability, Technology, United States, Wind, Wind, Windpower|

North America Smart Energy Week is underway in Salt Lake City, UT. The event kicked off on Monday with an opening session featuring Abby Hopper, President and CEO of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The opening session was focused on the role of clean energy in an integrated De-carbonization strategy. The opening day [...]

New Research Shows One Million Mile Capability for Electric Car Batteries

September 24th, 2019|Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, EV, feature, featured, Innovations, News, News, Renewable Energy News, Sustainability, Technology, United States|

Earlier this month, a study was published from researchers at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia revealing a new battery for electric cars that could last for up to 1 million miles, more than twice the amount that Tesla’s currently expect to get. The researchers, in an exclusive agreement with Tesla, conducted their tests over [...]

A New Device Produces Electricity at Night Using the Thermoelectric Effect

September 19th, 2019|Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, feature, featured, News, News, Smart Energy, Sustainability, Technology|

Photo: Aaswath Raman/UCLA Researchers at UCLA have invented a new device that makes electricity at night by using the thermoelectric effect. Thermoelectricity is not a new concept, but this team of researchers have come up with an idea that could be immensely beneficial to the 1 billion people who currently do [...]

10,000 Farmers Just Announced Their Support For a Green New Deal

September 19th, 2019|Agriculture, Climate Change, Efficiency, Environment, Global Warming, Green New Deal, News, News, Policy|

A coalition of around 10,000 farmers and ranchers announced they will be supporting a Green New Deal. According to Regeneration International, the coalition is a bipartisan national coalition of rural and urban farmers and ranchers. Agriculture practices could play a key role in the climate change fight. Currently the industry accounts for 9% [...]

The Youth Climate Strike is on 9/20

September 18th, 2019|Climate Change, Environment, event, Events, Global Warming, Green New Deal, News, News, United States|

The Youth Climate Strike is happening on Friday, September 20th. Events are planned throughout the United States throughout the week to demand transformative action to address climate change. Demands from the strike are a Green New Deal, respect of indigenous land and sovereignty, environmental justice, protection and restoration of biodiversity, and implementation of [...]