Elizabeth Sawin

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California solar industry job growth reaches record levels

California led a record-breaking year for solar power in 2015 that included the addition of more than 20,000 new jobs within the state -- more than half of the positions the industry created nationwide, according to a new report.<p>The California Solar Jobs Census report released Wednesday found that …

The global bike sharing boom – why cities love a cycling scheme

As urbanisation and modernisation reach unprecedented levels, road congestion has become a modern day menace. Heavy traffic is associated with air …

How Do You Fight The World's 'Largest Environmental Health Problem'? Harness The Sun.

More than 4 million people die prematurely every year from household air pollution -- largely a result of cooking with smoky stoves.<p>Cooking with energy from the sun -- a technique featured last month in an episode of "Top Chef" -- could soon put a major dent in what some experts call the world's …

After 20 years fighting the logging industry the Great Bear Rainforest is protected. Here’s why it’s a huge victory for conservation.

British Columbia reached an agreement this week to protect the Great Bear Rainforest from development and logging. This, after a 20-year battle …

'Natural geoengineering’ could slow global warming

An overlooked tool in fighting climate change is enhancing biodiversity – especially the top predators – to maximize the ability of ecosystems to …