Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Renewable Energy, Hawaii Enacts Standard

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Renewable Energy Hawaii enacted a law last year that mandates that all of the state’s electricity comes from renewable sources no later than 2045. The bill makes Hawaii the first U.S. state to adopt such a standard. This renewable energy standard is being hailed as “the most aggressive clean energy goal in the country.” “Hawaii is making history, not only for the islands, ... Read More »

Sustainable Building Materials

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  Sustainable Building Green is the new black in the construction industry. Driven by consumer demand and government mandate, the percent of new buildings in the U.S. that incorporate green features reached the one-third mark in 2015, and is expected to continue to grow into the foreseeable future. Globally, green construction is, if anything, showing an even higher growth curve. ... Read More »

Lake Mead Hits Critical Low In 15yr Drought

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Lake Mead Lake Mead, America’s largest U.S. reservoir when at capacity, is about to hit a critical new low. The reservoir near Las Vegas on the Colorado River has been in decline for decades because the reservoir and the larger Colorado River system has been over-allocated for many years. As of yesterday, the elevation of Lake Mead was 1,075.96. The reservoir is only days ... Read More »

Monsanto, Controls World’s Food Supply

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Monsanto The Undercurrent, an online news site that bills itself as the antidote to the mainstream media’s five-second soundbite, made a five-minute video explaining how Monsanto came to have such a huge control over our food system. In this clever, satirical video, Dan Graetz of The Undercurrent explains that “nothing kills those bloody weeds better than Roundup from Monsanto—the famous makers ... Read More »

Desalination Can’t Fix the Drought

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Desalination Desalination is a process that removes minerals from saline water. More generally, desalination refers to the removal of salts and minerals from a target substance, as in soil desalination, which is an issue for agriculture. Saltwater is desalinated to produce water suitable for human consumption or irrigation. Desalination refers to any of several processes that remove dissolved salts and ... Read More »

Sustainable Office Building

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Sustainable Office Building Did you know that commercial buildings are responsible for the largest slice of carbon emissions for most metropolitan areas? For instance, New York City’s commercial buildings are responsible for 80 percent of the city’s carbon emissions. However, many forward-thinking cities are stepping up their sustainability efforts, and now Amsterdam can claim to have the world’s most sustainable ... Read More »

Happy Father’s Day

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Happy Father’s Day Happy Father’s Day from WhosGreenOnline.com, WhosGreenOnline.com would like to wish all the Father’s out there a Happy Father’s Day! Being a Father is a gift, children are our future and Fathers serve a very important role in shaping a child’s life and their future. It is my hope that Father’s be responsible, strong, positive role models and Love ... Read More »

Deforestation, Drone Shows Shocking Reality

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Deforestation Recent drone footage from the nonprofit Forest Heroes, which works to end global deforestation, shows that, despite recent efforts to reduce, it is still happening. The drone footage below shows an Indonesian rainforest cleared for a palm oil plantation by the company, Astra Agro Lestari. Global Canopy Programme′s website Forest 500 identifies, ranks and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could ... Read More »

Food Films, 12 Films That Will Inspire You

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Food Films The Real Food Media Project debuted 12 new films to its Real Food Films Library, which now includes more than 60 short films on “food, farming and sustainability, labor, climate, policy solutions and inspiring community food victories from around the world.” They are encouraging  people to host a Pop-Up Film Fest over lunch at your office or with neighbors to make the most ... Read More »

Pesticide Contamination, Giant Co. Guilty

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Pesticide Contamination Chalk up another win for the little guy. A handful of residents of Kauai’s Waimea community prevailed in court over biotech giant DuPont-Pioneer last year. Citing extensive, harmful dust generated by DuPont’s seed operations, a jury awarded 15 residents $500,000 in damages. This is just the latest in an impressive string of victories against pesticide and genetically engineered ... Read More »

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