Neighbors Fight Stormwater Pollution by Building Rain Gardens by EarthFix. Three months ago, Karrie Kohlhaas didn’t know what a rain garden was. Now she has one in her front yard and there are nine others on her block; http://earthfix.kuow.org/water/article/new-stormwater-regs-promote-low-impact-development/?goback=%2Egde_3778895_member_141286507#
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed…
Climate scientist drops the F-bomb after startling Arctic discovery: The study concerns the large deposits of methane (CH4) — a greenhouse gas over twenty times more potent than CO2 — known to be buried beneath the Arctic. Researchers found that methane is leaking & making it to the ocean’s surface. Here's the deal: “Even if a small fraction of the Arctic carbon were released to the atmosphere, we’re fucked,”
The 49th state experienced a heat wave at the end of May. Over Memorial Day weekend, while Texas was being inundated with floods, parts of Alaska were warmer than Arizona. On May 23 in Fairbanks, the temperature reached 86 degrees Fahrenheit, while Phoenix topped out at 83 for the day.
White House announces plan to train 50,000 people, including veterans, to install solar panels ~~ WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.