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Surviving sustainably depends on solar

Tomorrow's blue skies are no guarantee without the expansion of solar. The Green New Deal, thanks to climate change, is one of the hottest (no pun intended) topics in legislation today. Even though it’s still just a kernel of an idea at this point, a great many political leaders both young and old have managed to steer ...

How New York Is Making Co-ops and Condos Eco-Friendly

In recent years, everyone in New York city has been going green. Many shareholders and boards of co-ops and condos are working hard to incorporate green initiatives into their architecture and their modes of operation. The gold standard for green residential initiative is the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ...

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What Proof That The Ozone Is Shrinking Means for Us

Background Over forty years ago, scientists discovered the harmful effects of our use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) on the earth’s Ozone Layer. The Ozone Layer, which shields the earth from damaging ultraviolet rays, was said to have an expanding, thinning hole just above Antarctica. At that time, in 1974, experts began ...

The Atelier: Battling Global Warming

As we’ve learned from the previous two posts about global warming, it’s a phenomenon that’s on the rise and causing significant harm to our planet. At the rate we’re going we are going to cause drastic, maybe irreversible, changes to our planet. In fact, just yesterday a study was published showing that five Solomon islands ...