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Who’s Really the Winner of the Super Games?

Welcome to the 2018 Sustainability Super Bowl! New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady drops back to pass in the second half of Super Bowl LII. Image: Brian Allen/Voice of America.  By Chris Gillespie Since both the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles have impressive records when it comes to …

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Tell Snowriders Your Story

Tell us your story! Climate change is such a big, and complex issue that it can be a challenging story to tell! But as skiers and snowboarders, we feel effects of climate change more acutely than others. We notice the shorter seasons, the fewer powder days, and the destructive storms …

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We Are in Trouble

Museum specimin ( Didier Descouens, Wikimedia Commons) By George Harvey From an environment point of view, we are in serious trouble. Most people are entirely unaware of how bad things are. Studies published in 2015 gave a peek into the situation. That year, the Royal Society for the Protection of …

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Hawaii Maui College on Track to be 1st Net-zero College

{$inline_image} Over 750kW of PV carports installed at UH Maui College by HNU Energy was the first major step toward UH Maui College’s vision to become the nation’s first net-zero college campus. Courtesy HNU Energy. By George Harvey In June of 2015, Governor David Ige of Hawaii signed a set …

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  • February 20 Green Energy News

    Headline News: Scientists at the University of Sheffield in the UK released a study that suggests using granulated basaltic rocks from volcanic eruptions could provide several positive benefits for agriculture and the climate. The benefits include improving soil fertility, cutting amounts of pesticides needed, and increasing carbon sequestration. [CleanTechnica] Spreading …

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  • Innovative, Effective Responses to Climate Change

    The recent news about climate change, hurricanes, firestorms etc is sobering and relates to a significant, often overlooked, cause of climate change namely, the massive amounts of food that we throw away. This ends up in landfills and, in rotting, emits methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.  We seem to be …

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