I’ve always said I can’t be a hippie because I can’t grow my hair that long. Yet Earth Day 2013 is a special one for our company.
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood have extended an agreement for their agencies to work together toward generating one billion gallons of renewable aviation fuels by 2018.
"This project is a great example of Oregon's leadership in applying cleantech innovation to water technologies," said David Kenney, President and Executive Director of Oregon BEST. "As clean water becomes more of an issue, companies like Puralytics will play a greater role, so we're pleased our Commercialization Program is helping this company develop a new product that has such potential."
The biocarbon imperative to begin drawing down CO2 from the atmosphere calls for efforts that will take decades. What is most important is to begin taking the steps that can be accomplished now.
On June 10, we will host the first Northwest Biocarbon Summit, a special opportunity to connect, collaborate, learn from each other, and hatch plans to help build the Northwest into a leading laboratory and incubator of biocarbon solutions.
Since the fight started brewing in the Northwest on coal exports, we have heard from many self-anointed "Very Serious People" who constantly tell us that our actions don’t matter.
Speak up now: tell the WA State Legislature to fund the Jobs Now Act to improve schools, create jobs and spur local economic development.
The $7 million project in the Rogue River Basin of southern Oregon will restore nearly 30 miles of stream, infuse millions of dollars in the local economy, and plant thousands of native plants that will pull carbon pollution from the air for decades. Here’s how.
What are we to make of latest piece, a multi-page overview of climate science in The Economist that concludes that “the climate may be heating up less in response to greenhouse-gas emissions than was once thought”?
Some of the benefits of urban green infrastructure include significant contributions to the livability of our metropolitan regions, and in the case of carbon storage, help in responding to the urgent need to drive down CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere.