This is the second post in our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their neighborhoods. In this edition, we focus on the Arts Society of Kingston and Roost Studios. Sustainability as an Art Form On a human level, climate change evokes a lot of emotions. Have you ever
Keeping up with the evolving energy industry can be tough. We’re here to help break it down for you. Across the world, cutting-edge advancements in renewable energy are mitigating climate change. Costs are declining, accessibility continues to grow, and innovative solutions are combating the negative effects of antiquated energy practices. It’s an exciting time in
“There is an old parable of the blind men trying to describe an elephant. Each can only feel one piece and thus they each miss out on the whole picture.” Climate change affects all aspects of life — the environment, politics, economics, and social equity, to name a few. Work in the renewable energy industry
Need an environmental pick-me-up? We’ve all been there before. Hear from leaders and activists to get your dose of optimism below. Powering a renewable future can feel daunting. Personally, when I feel overwhelmed, it helps to remind myself that I’m not in it alone. Amazing leaders from around the world are taking action, and on
First, there were solar panels on rooftops. Then entire farms were dedicated to solar power. Now, solar has reached water. Meet floating solar! Floating solar farms, otherwise known as floating photovoltaics, or “floatovoltaics,” are harnessing energy where no other power plants have ventured. At its base, floating solar is no different from a solar farm
The choices we make at our homes determine the amount of energy we use. Maybe you think about turning off the lights…but have you thought about your yard? An energy-efficient home is good for the environment and saves you money. When you think of energy-efficiency, though, what do you picture? Many of us imagine indoor
How does one live sustainably in the Hudson Valley? A few local businesses are making it easier than ever before: When most of us think of home in the Hudson Valley, we think of its natural beauty: rolling hills of green forests, an abundance of pristine rivers and lakes, and in the winter, sparkling blankets
Sparse green spaces and smog-filled air have earned cities a reputation as heavy polluters. But with the right plans in place, they can become powerful agents in the fight against climate change. Cities can seem like the opposite of the natural world. Skyscrapers stand in the place of mountains, car horns drown out birdsong, and
An upsurge in green lifestyle products have created a widespread perception that “going green” is a spendy habit. But sustainable living doesn’t have to be expensive! Today, we offer up 10 ways that you can “go green” and save money at the same time.
We get so many ‘asks’ these days from people trying to cut down on their carbon footprints & make the world a better place, but there’s only so much time in a day. So what are the most effective actions you can take to live a sustainable lifestyle in 2018?