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Climate Change & The Alien Apocalypse

July 3rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A collection of researchers from the fields of astrobiology and biogeochemistry have developed sophisticated new computer models designed to determine if human life on Earth is sustainable. The indications are not very hopeful.


Tree Sitters In Appalachia Mad As Hell About Natural Gas Pipeline And They’re NOT Gonna Take It Anymore!

May 28th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Deep in the woods on either side of the border between Virginia and West Virginia, a battle is raging that pits ordinary people against the full might of the fossil fuel industry and the government agencies they control. The issue, at least on the surface, is the construction of a natural gas transmission line being built through the forest by Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, which in turn is owned by EQT Corporation


We Examined 885 European Cities’ Plans To Tackle Climate Change — Here’s What We Found

May 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Around the world, cities endeavor to cut greenhouse gas emissions, while adapting to the threats – and opportunities – presented by climate change. It’s no easy task, but the first step is to make a plan outlining how to meet the targets set out in the Paris Agreement, and help limit the world’s mean temperature rise to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels


Business Lessons From A Radical Industrialist (#CleanTechnica Occasional #Bookclub)

March 31st, 2018 | by Matthew Klippenstein

Instead of halfway measures and greenwashing, Ray Anderson oriented Interface to the singular goal of having no net negative impact on the environment, something it calls Mission Zero®. Interface hasn't hit Mission Zero® yet, but that goal has been woven into the company’s DNA. He passed away years ago, but that vision remains integral to the company’s culture.


Shorting the Horse: Will Dieselgate Fast Track Sustainable Investing?

August 7th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

As they strive to stay competitive in the new clean mobility paradigm, there is a dark cloud. What do dieselgate and its aftermath mean for the car industry? How do the approximately 8.6 million diesel vehicles currently registered in Germany that fall into the Euro 5 emission class or the concerned part of the Euro 6 class fit in?


Make-Or-Break Politics Of Climate: Mike Mann’s Madhouse Effect

October 24th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert

You might conclude from its title that The Madhouse Effect, one of the fall’s best book offerings, takes on the US presidential election. You’d be close -- the subject does come up repeatedly in the technical and policy discussions -- but not quite right. I enjoyed discussing it with the author recently



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