Sparse green spaces and smog-filled air have earned cities a reputation as heavy polluters. But with the right plans in place, they can become powerful agents in the fight against climate change. Cities can seem like the opposite of the natural world. Skyscrapers stand in the place of mountains, car horns drown out birdsong, and
An upsurge in green lifestyle products have created a widespread perception that “going green” is a spendy habit. But sustainable living doesn’t have to be expensive! Today, we offer up 10 ways that you can “go green” and save money at the same time.
We get so many ‘asks’ these days from people trying to cut down on their carbon footprints & make the world a better place, but there’s only so much time in a day. So what are the most effective actions you can take to live a sustainable lifestyle in 2018?
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 future of solar energy is looking bright. Recent developments in the energy world have experts saying that solar will, before long, replace fossil fuels to become the leading energy source of the future. Its advantages have been convincing enough that everyone seems to be jumping on board— from households to big businesses, from environmentalists to
“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 is driving a jobs boom in America and making our energy systems more affordable and sustainable. Now is no time to impose job-killing tariffs–but the we know that the industry will persist and continue to expand regardless. Last Thursday, NASA reported that our planet had just experienced its four hottest years in human history.
Using renewable energy, like solar panels, can be one of the most effective ways to positively impact the environment. However, it’s important to keep more than just reducing emissions in mind when implementing renewable energy. Here are some ways that solar garden developers are able to ensure that their projects are built to protect our
An energy system that is renewable and fair for everyone will put communities first–and you can help. The Bridgewater Parish Church had always been dedicated to serving its community and protecting the environment. The organization’s leadership recognized the rising threat of climate change and the injustices introduced by environmental pollution, and wanted to find a
Massive farms produce the bulk of our food, but their cost-saving measures often result in mistreatment of animals, and healthy, fresh food is often less available in poorer neighborhoods. Community gardens have been an alternative food source for some, meeting both needs and values–and now community solar gardens are doing the same for energy. Community Gardens Bridge