Miscellaneous Green Archives

By Zoya Teirstein

EPA chief Scott Pruitt received an unusual letter Tuesday morning. Two hundred and thirty-six mayors from 47 U.S. states and territories had sent him a clear message: Stop dismantling the Clean Power Plan.

Last October, Pruitt announced his intentions to repeal and replace the Obama-era plan, the nation’s first attempt at regulating harmful greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. So far, Pruitt has done a bang-up job of repealing the policy, but the “replace” part has yet to materialize.

Now, mayors of cities already hit hard by climate change, like Houston and New Orleans, are banding together with mayors from across the country …read more
Source: Grist

By Zoya Teirstein

EPA chief Scott Pruitt received an unusual letter Tuesday morning. Two hundred and thirty-six mayors from 47 U.S. states and territories had sent him a clear message: Stop dismantling the Clean Power Plan.

Last October, Pruitt announced his intentions to repeal and replace the Obama-era plan, the nation’s first attempt at regulating harmful greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. So far, Pruitt has done a bang-up job of repealing the policy, but the “replace” part has yet to materialize.

Now, mayors of cities already hit hard by climate change, like Houston and New Orleans, are banding together with mayors from across the country …read more
Source: Grist

Why kids need to climb trees

By Katherine Martinko

A London council’s proposal to fine kids £500 for climbing trees sparks debate over children’s rights to freedom of movement and why adults think they can block it. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

By Christian Cotroneo

Pleas to investigate a steel operation on Zug Island near Windsor, Ontario, have fallen on deaf ears. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

By Mary Jo DiLonardo

Young school boy touches hearts after sending letter to teacher when her dog dies. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

By Noel Kirkpatrick

A Sitka spruce on Campbell Island may be the 'golden spike' that denotes the controversial beginning of the Anthropocene epoch. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

Small Japanese house really is all about eaves

By Lloyd Alter

Deep overhang controls light, provides privacy for bedrooms upstairs. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

Is bone broth really a magical elixir?

By Katherine Martinko

Sorry, but no. Everyone needs to simmer down, strain out the hype, and realize it boils down to another food fad. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

The mysterious beauty of the zodiacal light

By Michael d’Estries

The phenomenon called zodiacal light is a wondrous celestial sight to see at dusk or dawn, and it's born from the remains of comets roaming the solar system. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

By Noel Kirkpatrick

Zeus was found tied to a tree in Virginia's Prince George County with a note from his previous owner saying she could no longer afford him. …read more
Source: Mother Nature Network

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