By Bill McKibben: It’s not just Sandy. Sandy was off-the-charts terrible, a storm that broke every record in the books: for storm surge, for barometric pressure, for sheer size.
Articles for Green
by Nino Marchetti: The change in China’s leadership is no doubt at the very centre of global attention
by Yale Environment 360: Tiny Columbus, New Mexico (population, 1,678) is hot, flat and uncrowded — an ideal place to launch a new green revolution in agriculture.
In a year rife with strife, the solar power industry in the United States continued to chug along.
by: Peter Murray: Scientists and world leaders have long sought to tap the tidal power of our world’s oceans.
by Kathy Freston: Nearly a decade of extra life — that’s what you get when you move away from eating animal foods and toward a plant-based diet.
The EarthTechling Document Diver of the Day Award goes to Kenneth Bossong, whose close reading of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s September 2012 Energy Infrastructure Update [PDF] uncovered this tasty green morsel:
You can have my steak when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
by Pete Danko: Score a victory for San Jose over its flashy, sophisticated neighbor up the Peninsula.
IT’S becoming clear that we can grow all the food we need, and profitably, with far fewer chemicals. And I’m not talking about imposing some utopian vision of small organic farms on the world.