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A Red State Goes Green — Why Texas Is Adding So Much Solar
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A Red State Goes Green — Why Texas Is Adding So Much Solar

“The thing that makes solar so appealing is that land and labor are cheap in Texas, and permits to turn on solar are easier to get in Texas. Reduced regulation in Texas means it is easier to build projects and get permission to sell power on the grid. It is easier to try new innovative things.”

Mitsubishi Eyes Great Lakes for Offshore Wind Development
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Mitsubishi Eyes Great Lakes for Offshore Wind Development

The Great Lakes are a geographically unique location for offshore wind. The region does not experience the extreme weather that is seen on the East Coast, and there are major cities all along the Lakes. Additionally, electricity grids, ports, and other infrastructure from retired coal plants still exist which could be useful for these wind projects.

How This Pandemic-Proof Online Farmers Market Can Promote Sustainable Farming
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How This Pandemic-Proof Online Farmers Market Can Promote Sustainable Farming

“Hence, the team decided Marketplacewould operate as a non-profit. They would partner with large companies looking to increase brand awareness of their mission to invest in sustainable programs and solicit donations from them. These companies would gain a financial tax incentive, and Marketplacewould use these funds to give subsidies to farmers that want to make the switch to sustainable farming.”

Climate change has a cow and worm problem
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Climate change has a cow and worm problem

“That’s a large discrepancy, especially given how much domesticated livestock is already contributing to climate change. Livestock make up 60 percent of all the mammal biomass on Earth, and livestock industries are responsible for more than 14 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.”

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