Updated 30-year Reference Period Reflects Changing Climate

The U.S. Nationaceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated the U.S. Climate Normals to the  1991-2020 baseline period  to provide a most recent baseline for climate information and services to climate-sensitive sectors and a standard reference to compare variations in temperature, precipitation etc to the 30-year average. The move is in …

Driving to tomorrow: Supply chain ecosystem

E-mobility is emerging at an accelerated pace despite the industry’s overall global decline. This is in part because environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends are becoming non-negotiables for both consumers and leaders. While the pandemic has accelerated the impacts of technology, climate change and regulation on the automotive industry, it …

Which Green Actions Really Reduce Climate Emissions?

If you think recycling as much as possible is the best way to cut your carbon footprint – think again. It’s actually a fair way down the list. Having fewer children is one of the most effective actions in reducing future greenhouse gas emissions – but this is not widely …

Solar Power + Bees = Extra Benefit For Massachusetts

A solar power company, Navisun, has just added a couple of solar projects to a special new “pollinator-friendly” solar initiative it has launched in Massachusetts. Furthermore, the projects qualified as pollinator-friendly facilities in the Massachusetts SMART Program, which I’ll explain in a moment. Navisun is focused on small utility-scale solar farms …

Winning Combination in Cyprus

The sunniest country in this part of the world, with only a couple of dozen cloudy days throughout a year, is situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa. Its beauty, rich history, charming beaches and number of resorts attract many tourists worldwide. If your guess was Cyprus, you …

Plastic is a climate, health and social justice issue

Companies like Coke, Pepsi and Nestle rely on single-use plastic, which is not only polluting the entire planet with waste, but helping to prop up the oil and gas sector and fueling climate change. For the fossil fuel industry, plastic represents a desperate lifeline. The same companies responsible for overheating the climate, …

Looking to Help Restore the Natural World? Here’s Your Guide.

Food, water, medicine, energy: the planet’s ecosystems provide the essentials of life, so long as they’re taken care of. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been happening. During the last several decades, human development has pushed many of the world’s forests, savannahs and other natural systems to the brink of collapse. To counteract …