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How Hemp Can Heal Our Soil & Why It Matters To Consumers | Hemp Soil Remediation

Add this to the many uses for our favorite plant: <b>Industrial hemp can actually remove toxins from the soil.</b><p>Not only can you use hemp to make dozens of …

Agriculture

Get your oysters from a vending machine

Vacationers on Île de Ré, an island off the west coast of France, can now slurp down oysters 24/7, thanks to a new oyster vending machine.<p>Oysters are harvested, cleaned, boxed, and placed in separate, refrigerated compartments in the vending machine to keep them fresh in the summer heat. Customers …

Oysters

Thirty Years After the Montreal Protocol, Solving the Ozone Problem Remains Elusive

Did the Montreal Protocol fix the ozone hole? It seemed so. With chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and other ozone-eating chemicals banned, many scientists …

Climate Change

London Solar Auctions Aim to Make City Greenest on Earth

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he wanted to try city-wide auctions as part of an environment strategy proposed to more than double the capital’s solar …

King's College London

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The Biggest Battle in Five Generations

Using a hose, Adam Kravitz transplants oysters from one area to another in Mud Bay near Olympia, Washington, at one of Taylor Shellfish’s many farms …

Oceans

Global Ocean Circulation Appears To Be Collapsing Due To A Warming Planet

Scientists have long known about the anomalous “warming hole” in the North Atlantic Ocean, an area immune to warming of Earth’s oceans. This cool zone in the North Atlantic Ocean appears to be associated with a slowdown in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), one of the key …

Inside the Effort to Fight Climate Change Beyond the Power Sector

The transportation, manufacturing and agriculture industries have received a fraction of the attention of the power sector in the fight against …

Climate

Tesla Batteries May Back Up Wind Farm Off Massachusetts Coast

Deepwater Wind LLC is proposing to pair Tesla Inc. batteries with massive offshore wind turbines as part of a bid to supply the state of …

Wind Farm

CONCRETE MINUS CARBON

BY MEG CALKINS, FASLA<p>New technologies can reduce the environmental footprint of the most-used construction material.<p>Concrete in the 21st century …

Sustainability

LA Metro Votes to Switch to 100% Electric Buses by 2030

LOS ANGELES -- Today, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) voted to transition its fleet of over 2,200 buses to zero …

Climate

Paul Hawken on One Hundred Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Environmentalist Paul Hawken believes that to motivate action on climate change, the focus needs to be on solutions rather the problem. And, he says, …

Climate

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Marketing

Turning rainwater into beer. Chesapeake Bay celebrates 50th with Pleasure House brew

For Hampton Roads beer fans who might be prone to cursing the rain after a seemingly never-ending storm, there’s new reason to be thankful for the …

Hampton Roads

Shark Week: Meet the seagrass protectors

Discovery<p><b>Sharks defend seagrasses from overgrazing by dugongs, sea turtles, other species</b><p>A tiger shark above seagrass. Scientists have found a …

Oceans

Paris launches trial of fully electric, autonomous shuttles

Ile-de-France Mobilités, the authority controlling the public transport network in Paris, in partnership with Keolis and Navya, has launched a …

Transportation

Virginia Industrial Hemp Coalition

We had a great day today at Virginia Tech starting a hempcrete project with the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. They will be testing …

Industrial Hemp

<b>yield of bast…per acre:</b> Toensmeier, Eric. <i>The Carbon Farming Solution</i>. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016.<p><b>Cotton…insecticide …

Agriculture

Ally Evans - ReefCrete

Education

Reefcrete: reducing the environmental footprint of concrete for eco-engineering marine structures

Sustainability

Entrepreneurs Are Betting on a Billion-Dollar Future for Hemp

Meet your local hemp farmers.<p>Before he started JD Farms, Mark Justh was a managing director for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Asia. His co-founder, Dan …

Cannabis

Walls Won't Save Our Cities From Rising Seas. Here's What Will

'Green' approaches may be the best way to protect coastal communities from flooding associated with climate change.<p>Subscribe<p>Let our news meet your inbox.<p>SIGN UP<p>To some people, climate change seems like a problem only for future generations. But for residents of many coastal cities, the future is …

Climate Change

Seattle’s new seawall built to make life easier for fish

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio<i>In our NewsHour Shares series, we show you things that caught our eye recently on the web. What about you? Leave</i> …

Ecology

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

<b>The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland.</b><p>The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines used.<p>The Peterhead wind farm, known as Hywind, …

Wind Farm

To avoid climate catastrophe, we’ll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here’s how.

Klaus Lackner has a picture of the future in his mind, and it looks something like this: 100 million semi-trailer-size boxes, each filled with a …

Creative Commons

China has just built the world’s longest elevated cycle path

We’ve heard of Beijing’s nine million bikes and China referred to as the “Kingdom of Bicycles”. But the reality in many Chinese cities is that the …

Fracking pollution stays in waterways long after the fracking is done

Do you have to let it linger?<p>Dumping fracking water into rivers, lakes, and streams can cause lasting environmental damage, according to a recent study in the journal <i>Environmental Science and Technology</i>—even if you treat it first. The study used lake sediment to reconstruct the history of produced …

Natural Gas

Clean energy fix for traffic gridlock

Passenger ferries powered by clean energy could alleviate the crippling traffic pressures being heaped on America’s coastal cities, according to a …

Photos of CSC's new headquarters

After 17 years in its previous location, business services company <b>CSC</b> recently opened a new global headquarters in Wilmington.<p>The relocation comes …