Weekly Roundup: Finding common ground on renewables

This week’s optimistic environmental news:

Everyone agrees: renewables are awesome
A majority of both Republicans and Democrats support solar farms and wind turbines, according to a new Pew study.



Put that carbon back where you found it
California is paying farmers to use their crops as carbon-sucking machines



Life beyond plastic
Cities and businesses across the world continue to ban plastic bags and straws, from Vancouver to Vanuatu to Brisbane to Shake Shack.



A change is gonna come
Alaska, a “deep red” Republican state, is now drafting an aggressive climate action plan. Because climate change is “impossible to ignore.”


Road Stop Sign Pipe Landscape

Not so fast
A federal appeals court ordered construction to halt on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, saying the permit didn’t consider the impact on endangered species

About Patrick Metzger

Patrick is the founder of The New Climate. He is a writer, product manager, and musician. He grew up in Chattanooga, TN and now lives in Beacon, NY.