Category Archives: Energy

Clean Energy In Massachusetts

Clean Energy In Massachusetts

Despite efforts by the new administration to increase support for fossil fuels, there is increasing momentum towards a clean-energy future.  State and local efforts are driving the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.

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American Cities Fighting Climate Change

American Cities Fighting Climate Change

The federal government now appears to be headed down the path of not honoring America’s commitments to tackle global warming, but many of the country’s cities and states as well as its corporations have no intention of breaking our promises to the world. Continue Reading

Climate Change And A Divided Country

Climate Change And A Divided Country

This Saturday is Earth Day and it’s also the occasion for the March for Science taking place in Washington, DC and in many other cities around the world.  The purpose is to express support for scientific research and evidence-based policies in a tumultuous political environment. Continue Reading

Greening Vacations

Greening Vacations

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, more than one billion international tourists travel the world each year.  Tourism has become a powerful and transformative force for many millions of people.  But all this travel is not as positive for the planet.  To that end, the luxury travel network Virtuoso assembled a short, simple… Continue Reading

The Threat Of Man-Made Earthquakes

The Threat Of Man-Made Earthquakes

According to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey, millions of people living in Oklahoma and parts of Kansas face significant potential for damaging earthquakes this year as a result of human activity.  The only other part of the continental United States facing a similar danger is California, which has natural faults lines slicing… Continue Reading