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It’s time to include land use in climate policy

This post is by Sir Graham Wynne, Green Alliance trustee and chief executive of the RSPB from 1998 to 2010.  As Professor Jim Skea said at a recent Green Alliance event, it is no longer a choice between doing big things or little things to address climate change, we have to do everything. The IPCC says […]

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Senate passes lame duck fisheries bill

The United States Senate on December 17 passed S. 1520, “Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017.” Kendall Dix, fisheries organizer of Gulf Restoration Network (GRN), released the following statement in response to today’s Senate floor vote. “From the beginning, GRN’s position has been that any update to the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), our nation’s landmark […]

Restwell’s Green Initiative

Blake Hazard and John Dragonetti, founders of the popular band, The Submarines, share some of their thoughts on living green at Sundance, 2008. Video Rating: / 5

Petrol Cars VS Electric Cars, The Cost Of Owning An Electric Car | Drive.com.au

EVs save you on fuel costs, but what are the other costs of owning an electric car? We breakdown the cost of fuel vs electricity for a full year of car ownership. ————————————————————— Drive is Australia’s most authoritative source of information for consumers researching to buy a new car. With a dedicated team of experts, […]

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COP24: A first-time attendee’s reflection

I was told that COPs are overwhelming, and it certainly was. Previously, my main source of information about what is going on at these conferences was the news. As we are well aware from media framing theories, all representations champion selected aspects of an event while leaving out others, constructing a certain reality for the […]

Electric cars — time to buy one?

► Read more at https://on.ft.com/2C1M1Go The FT’s global motor industry correspondent Peter Campbell drag races a Tesla against an Aston Martin, hits the city streets in a Nissan Leaf and checks out a new Jaguar I-pace. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content […]

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Make Meadows, Not Lawns

“The Heart of the Ecosystem: Taking Responsibility for the Extinction of Bees” By Rosamund Portus *Featured image: A roundabout in Mössingen, the “City of Flowers.” Photo: UnreifeKirsche [CC BY-SA 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons. When we think of extinction, we tend to think of a…

10 Best Electric Vehicles You Can Buy in 2018: The Short List

Electric vehicles are the future… as long as fuel-cell powertrains and large-scale renewable energy remains on the sidelines. Automakers are investing big bucks and loads of engineering talent to bring battery-powered cars and trucks to market. Despite inherent tradeoffs, there are plenty of appealing EVs to choose from. Here are 10 of the best electric […]