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Brooklyn Energy Company is Turning the City Greener

BlocPower, a Brooklyn-based clean energy business, is providing eco-friendly electric heating and cooling systems to older buildings. They are targeting lower-income areas with the aim of reducing the bill and the carbon footprint. According to CNN Business, BlocPower is backed by Goldman Sachs’ Investment Group and Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund. The company’s goal is to give […]

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Can Iron Ox’s smart greenhouses take an edge off climate chaos?

Rebekah Moses is moving from Impossible Foods to the controlled environment agriculture space, but why? While indoor agriculture startups such as Plenty, Bowery and GrowUp Farms have continued to rein in big checks from impact investors this year, I kept wondering about what good they can actually accomplish.  While their vertical operations use less water than traditional farms, they are […]

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How is climate change affecting the US? The government is preparing a nearly 1,700 page answer.

While the release of the fifth National Climate Assessment is still a year away, people across the country have two opportunities to contribute, either by commenting on a recently released draft or by submitting artwork to illustrate the report. The assessment, updated every four years, analyzes trends in global climate change and looks at how the warming planet […]

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Climate change depends on what we choose to eat

Eggs for breakfast, chicken for lunch and beef for dinner all contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. A plant-based diet can prevent climate disaster. Every day, we are affected by climate change. With every passing year, the heat becomes more unbearable and the weather becomes more extreme. The relationship between gas pollution and climate change is […]

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Earth Is Now In A “Code Red” Situation Due To Climate Change, Warn Scientists

Scientists have warned that the earth’s condition has deteriorated to the point where “humanity is unequivocally facing a climate emergency.” In a report released on October 26, an international team of scientists claims that the state of the planet Earth has deteriorated to the point that “humanity is unequivocally facing a climate emergency.” 16 of […]

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