In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on the Kingston Food Co-op. One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us is how important it is to support local businesses—and how critical they are to their local economy. However, going the extra
In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on NYC H2O. Where would we be without tap water? Before sitting down to write this blog, I brushed my teeth, made a pot of coffee, and ran the dishwasher. We do all
Nature lovers are bonded by shared ideas, habits, and emotions. Think you fit in? These are 13 signs that you love the environment. 1. You get abnormally excited over animals–even everyday animals like squirrels via GIPHY Exotic animals that you might never get to see in the wild, like whales, tigers, or elephants, are special.
Sometimes it can be hard to grasp the idea that climate change is really happening in 2018, especially when you don’t see its impacts every day. In fact, studies from Yale University show that although most Americans believe that climate change is real, very few believe that it will actually affect them. Far fewer realize
“The Solstice team has collectively spent decades studying solutions to climate change, but even we were shocked by some of these solutions. We got so excited that we put to gather a list of the five most interesting and unexpected solutions…” Recent changes in energy, agriculture, and transportation have made clean solutions more efficient and
Solar energy provides many benefits compared to fossil fuel generation, perhaps most notably the ability to address large-scale environmental problems like pollution and climate change. But like many of you, we’re also concerned with our solar farms’ local impacts. If a solar farm is developed without considering effects to its local environment, it can harm
We recently wrote a blog explaining what a solar garden is (think of a smaller-scale solar farm that serves the needs of local residents) but we also wanted to take the time to help you understand the context: what do solar gardens look like, and where are they built? Where Are Community Solar Gardens Allowed?
It can be difficult to distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to ‘going green’… so we wanted to answer one of the most pressing questions our customers have: How does community solar benefit the environment? It can be difficult to distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to ‘going green,’ and misinformation about solar