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Affordable Solar Energy in New York

Affordable Solar Energy in New York

If you are a homeowner, business, or a community and want to start reducing your carbon footprint by switching to solar energy, New York State is now making solar energy more accessible. Through NY-Sun, solar energy is becoming an option for more people. NY-Sun’s goal...
California’s Unique Way to Combat Climate Change

California’s Unique Way to Combat Climate Change

The two companies, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator and the California Clean Energy Fund, announced the beginning of the California Climate Cup. The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator is a private non-profit organization that is responsible for creating a green...
Americans Want Climate Control

Americans Want Climate Control

On November 30, 2015, the 21st Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC began drafting the Paris Climate Agreement. Written by representatives of 196 countries, the agreement was adopted by consensus on December 12, 2015. Within provisions of the Paris Agreement, each...
Governor Jerry Brown’s Efforts Toward a Better Tomorrow

Governor Jerry Brown’s Efforts Toward a Better Tomorrow

California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, has been a political hero since the 1970’s. He has ended major tax breaks for oil companies, cracked down on polluters, and began the movement toward more solar energy. In his inaugural address back in 2015, he vowed to keep climate...
2018 Global Climate Action Summit

2018 Global Climate Action Summit

This past summer, Governor Jerry Brown of California announced the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit is set to be held in San Francisco on September 12th through the 14th. In a recent video of Governor Brown posted to the Global Climate Action Summit, he calls for...
Our Health Is Suffering Thanks to Air Pollution

Our Health Is Suffering Thanks to Air Pollution

Air pollution poses a serious threat to public health. According to a recent study conducted by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), 44 out of 51 U.K. cities and towns, including London, have unsafe levels of airborne particulate matter. Unfortunately, exposure to...
Battery Electric Vehicles: The Future is Tesla

Battery Electric Vehicles: The Future is Tesla

Battery electric vehicles, also known as BEVs, run on a chemical energy that’s stored in a battery pack. These battery packs are rechargeable. In BEVs, there is no use for an internal combustion engine (ICE), a fuel cell, or even a fuel tank, because they use electric...
5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Air Pollution

5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Air Pollution

Air pollution is the cause of many health related issues. They can range from short term medical difficulties to very serious lifetime diseases. Poor air quality can affect your cognition, decrease your life expectancy, and cause developmental issues in children. If...