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In the new anti-normal, climate adaptation is king

Published on June 19th, 2017 | by

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My last PlanetSave story ended with an upbeat reference to the coming boom in what is now widely called the new Climate Adaptation Economy, or the fast-growing field of companies providing resilience solutions in the United States and around the world. Setting the stage is the science pointing to an overshoot of the 1.5 degree […] read more

Splitting The Solar Spectrum Could Produce Power, Food, & Water From The Same Land

Published on June 13th, 2017 | by

3 months ago by

Instead of producing solar power on one site, and purifying water on another, and growing food on yet another piece of land, it might be possible to do all three on the same site, which would enable true local sustainability. That’s the gist of a new research paper from a Purdue University research team, which […] read more

Have we ever witnessed a bigger unintended consequence?

Published on June 10th, 2017 | by

3 months ago by

It was, no doubt, incomprehensible for the U.S. to begin the process of pulling out of the UN Paris Climate Agreement, for all the reasons widely reported since President Donald Trump made the fateful announcement June 1st. The move undermines our reputation and relations overseas, risks weakening other countries’ commitment to the accord, and threatens […] read more