Earth911 News 2021-09-19

DIY: Fix-It Guy: Washer Won’t Spin — Easy Fixes By: Earth911 on 17 September 2021, 9:00 am Over 30 years as an appliance repair technician, the repair I’ve seen the most is… The post Fix-It Guy: Washer Won’t Spin — Easy Fixes appeared first on Earth911. Inspire & Motivate: Earth911 Inspiration: Forests Are the Lungs … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-09-13

Inspire & Motivate: Earth911 Podcast: Finding Our Niche With Author Philip Loring By: Earth911 on 10 September 2021, 9:00 am Earth911’s Mitch Ratcliffe explores the cultural barriers to a harmonious relationship with nature in a… The post Earth911 Podcast: Finding Our Niche With Author Philip Loring appeared first on Earth911. Business & Policy: Global Learning: … Read more

Grist News 2021-09-13

Equity: Study: Indigenous resistance has staved off 25% of U.S. and Canada’s annual emissions By: Adam Mahoney on 10 September 2021, 10:45 am A recent report by Indigenous Environmental Network, or IEN, and Oil Change International, or OCI, found that Indigenous-led resistance to 21 fossil fuel projects in the U.S. and Canada over the past … Read more

Inhabitat News 2021-09-07

Hurricane Ida brings floods to Northeast U.S. By: Bonface Landi on 7 September 2021, 6:30 pm New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut residents have faced flooding due to Hurricane Ida. Although miles away from Louisiana, where the hurricane first landed, the Northeast received heavy storms as the hurricane moved inland. Climate change is the … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-09-07

Home & Garden: Climate Adaptation: Should You Move Today to Avoid Sea Level Rise? By: Mitch Ratcliffe on 7 September 2021, 9:01 am Humans are beginning to adapt in response to climate change, and sea level rise represents… The post Climate Adaptation: Should You Move Today to Avoid Sea Level Rise? appeared first on Earth911. … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-09-01

DIY: Try Furoshiki, Packaging Without the Plastic By: Gemma Alexander on 31 August 2021, 5:15 am Plastic bags are hard to recycle, but in America, they’re also hard to avoid. In… The post Try Furoshiki, Packaging Without the Plastic appeared first on Earth911. Inspire & Motivate: Broke Is the New Green By: Gemma Alexander on … Read more

Grist News 2021-09-01

Cities: Hurricane Ida shows how New Orleans is still trying to police its way out of disasters By: Adam Mahoney on 31 August 2021, 8:11 pm “We have authority by martial law to shoot looters,” Captain James Scott of the New Orleans Police department, or NOPD, told more than two dozen officers just days after … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-08-26

Home & Garden: Electric Composters: Sustainability Win or Another Unnecessary Appliance? By: Earth911 on 26 August 2021, 9:00 am As more people start composting to reduce food waste, some companies see a business opportunity…. The post Electric Composters: Sustainability Win or Another Unnecessary Appliance? appeared first on Earth911. Inspire & Motivate: Earth911 Quiz #94: Climate … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-08-20

Business & Policy: Take a Stand for Our Environment — by Lobbying By: Earth911 on 20 August 2021, 9:00 am We are facing devastating climate change and a massive global extinction crisis. Solving these crises… The post Take a Stand for Our Environment — by Lobbying appeared first on Earth911. Business & Policy: Compostable Products: … Read more

Inhabitat News 2021-08-20

Ithaca raises $100m to decarbonize buildings By: Bonface Landi on 20 August 2021, 6:30 pm The city of Ithaca in New York is paving the way for others with its ambitious project of converting thousands of privately owned commercial and residential buildings into carbon-free and sustainable structures. Court blocks Alaskan drilling project By: Teresa Bergen … Read more