Originally published Grist After Tom Escher took over his family’s century-old ferry company in 1997, he wanted to buy a zero-emissions vessel that could whisk tourists around San Francisco without spewing harmful pollutants. Escher, who is 71, said he worried … Continue reading A ferry that runs on hydrogen fuel cells is coming to San Francisco
Clark County’s first baseball diamond 4-plex. Located next to Mountains Edge Regional Park, the Desert Diamonds Baseball Complex will be completed in 2018. The $16 million project will include natural turf, bleachers, lights and sun shade. One field will meet … Continue reading Desert Diamond’s Jewel – Public Art
LOLISTRAW is the world’s first edible, hypercompostable straw aimed at replacing the 500M plastic straws used every day in the US. LOLISTRAW is now available for PRE-ORDER on Indiegogo InDemand. LOLISTRAW is the world’s first edible, hypercompostable straw. LOLISTRAW is made from … Continue reading LOLISTRAW BY LOLIWARE
A financing program that’s let more than 180,000 homeowners pay for solar panels and clean-energy appliances through their local tax bills is poised to survive an effort by Republicans to add regulations that would have effectively shut it down. The … Continue reading C-PACE “Mortgage lenders worry that PACE financing moves to the head of the queue in the case of a bankruptcy, ahead of their loans”
The wonderful Springs Preserves invited us to join their Youth Water Summit, held in the Desert Living Center, Sunday 11/19/17. Luis Varela-Rico, Patty Dominguez, Sully Park and Davi-May Messinger joined our table to talk with students about our public art … Continue reading Renewable Envoy at Youth Water Summit
Nathaniel Stinnett knows he’s preaching to the choir. The problem is, even believers don’t always show up for church. Dismayed by how low environmental concerns like climate change, pollution and pipelines rank on surveys of voter priorities, Stinnett founded … Continue reading “Environmental voters have the potential to overwhelm the electorate.”
At the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in July, Elon Musk claimed that the U.S. can run solely on solar energy. “If you wanted to power the entire U.S. with solar panels,” he said, “it would take a fairly small corner … Continue reading Can Elon Musk’s solar roof tiles replace fossil fuels in housing?