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Patagonia to Launch Environmental Activism Platform

Patagonia to Launch Environmental Activism Platform

motherearth February 7, 2018 0

Patagonia is a company known for its long-held political stances – the brand even sued the Trump administration last year — and has now announced plans to develop its activism. Patagonia Action Works is a digital platform that will connect

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New Data Shows Solar Energy Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry

New Data Shows Solar Energy Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry

motherearth January 24, 2018 0

Solar energy isn’t just a tool to reduce emissions and help slow climate change — it’s a job creator. According to the most recent National Solar Jobs Census published by The Solar Foundation, the industry creates more jobs

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Proposal Would Allow Offshore Drilling in 90% of U.S. Waters

Proposal Would Allow Offshore Drilling in 90% of U.S. Waters

motherearth January 5, 2018 Comments Off on Proposal Would Allow Offshore Drilling in 90% of U.S. Waters

A new offshore drilling map that would open up vast stretches of water for oil and gas drilling is just in the proposal stage — but it’s sure to be a conversation starter. Announced

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Trump’s Controversial Year On Energy And Environment

Trump’s Controversial Year On Energy And Environment

motherearth December 28, 2017 Comments Off on Trump’s Controversial Year On Energy And Environment

President Trump campaigned on a platform to make American energy great again. “We’re loaded,” he said, at a 2016 campaign appearance in North Dakota, referring to fossil fuel reserves. By unleashing those reserves and slashing regulations,

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France To Ban All Oil and Gas Production by 2040

France To Ban All Oil and Gas Production by 2040

motherearth December 22, 2017 Comments Off on France To Ban All Oil and Gas Production by 2040

France’s parliament approved legislation on Dec. 19 that would ban all exploration and production of oil and natural gas within its borders and its territories by 2040. Drilling permits that are already in place

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Could Beer Be The Next Fuel?

Could Beer Be The Next Fuel?

motherearth December 10, 2017 Comments Off on Could Beer Be The Next Fuel?

In the United States, gasoline is already sold as a blend with up to 10 percent ethanol, but this hardly represents a solution to fossil fuels. Not only does ethanol have a low energy

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We May Be Able to Use Waves to Power Our World

We May Be Able to Use Waves to Power Our World

motherearth December 2, 2017 Comments Off on We May Be Able to Use Waves to Power Our World

About a mile offshore from Kaneohe Bay on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, a yellow, doughnut-shaped contraption bobs up and down with the motion of the ocean. The hulking device, as wide as a

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Walmart Has Committed to Order 15 Tesla Electric Tractor Trailers

Walmart Has Committed to Order 15 Tesla Electric Tractor Trailers

motherearth November 20, 2017 Comments Off on Walmart Has Committed to Order 15 Tesla Electric Tractor Trailers

Earlier this week, we took a look at Tesla’s introduction of its soon-to-come Semi Truck vehicle, which to the surprise of many, will not only tackle efficiency agendas, but speed, power and style ones to boot.

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California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

motherearth November 18, 2017 Comments Off on California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

In 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law that would see the state committing to renewable energy. The law gave California until 2030 to ensure 50 percent of its electricity came from renewable sources

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Bill Gates To Build High-Tech 25,000-Acre City In The Arizona Desert

Bill Gates To Build High-Tech 25,000-Acre City In The Arizona Desert

motherearth November 15, 2017 Comments Off on Bill Gates To Build High-Tech 25,000-Acre City In The Arizona Desert

The city of the future could soon be erected in the middle of the Arizona desert, thanks to Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, reports The Street. Gates has purchased 25,000 acres of land about 45 minutes

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