Energy Poverty And Its Human Costs

LATITUDESTOCK – DENNIS STONE VIA GETTY IMAGES More than any other time in history, people around the world are demonstrating a deep and passionate commitment to addressing poverty. With the world wealthier and more prosperous than ever before, no one should be confined to a life of poverty. A clear sign of the global commitment…

Building a ‘Good’ Anthropocene From the Bottom Up

Over the last few years, I’ve gotten to know a determined cast of characters in academia aiming to identify paths to a good Anthropocene — Anthropocene being the closest thing there is to common shorthand for this span of human-dominated planetary history unfolding around us. One such researcher is Elena M. Bennett, an ecosystem ecologist and geographer…

This Glow-In-The-Dark Bike Path Is Powered By The Sun

On the right track to preventing nighttime accidents. Poland is kicking the concept of a traditional bike trail to the curb. On Sept. 23, the rural town of Lidzbark Warminski opened a short biking path that glows blue in the dark. Charging by day via the sun, the special section of trail is a new…

Not My President- I stand for goodness in world.

It’s heartbreaking to be a witness of the reality where someone can be so hateful and scammy and get away with being leader of a country. Any country. I personally don’t want someone who is intolerant and derogatory to religions, communities and/or women to be a leader in any capacity. / It was a person…

Plastic Bottle Jackets

Sportswear clothing company Columbia created a line of waterproof jackets that eliminate the harmful use of PFCs — otherwise known as perflourinated compounds that are used in most rain-ready clothing. The brand sought to cut back its use on PFCs upon realizing the harmful impact it can have on the environment since the material is…