Going to Carolina in My Mind
This week a new coral reef was discovered off the coast of South Carolina, stretching 85 miles. This news comes two weeks after the announcement that Jones Gap Park, along the border between North and South Carolina, will be expanded thanks to a 680-acre donation.
You’re Electric, Babe
There are now over a million electric cars on the road in Europe, with sales growth increasing by 40% year-over-year this past spring.
The Race Is On
This week, California voted to transition to 100% carbon-free electricity by 2045. Facebook said, “We’ll race you,” and is aiming to make the company run on clean energy by 2020.
Stop Right Now Thank You Very Much
The city of South Portland, Maine won a major legal battle to prevent an oil pipeline from being built through the city. Last Friday, a federal judge upheld a local “Clear Skies” ordinance that prevented oil tankers on the city’s waterfront.
Blowing In the Wind
According to 3 new government reports, the cost of wind power is competitive with natural gas in some areas of the United States, and wind capacity nation-wide has tripled since 2008, now supplying over 6% of US energy.
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