Celebrity [1THING]

Featured Event

No Featured Events At This Time.

[View All Events]
[Submit Event]

Categories

[1THING] Blog: Archive for April, 2017

[ Thousands March In D.C. To Protest Trump Climate Policies ]

Thousands of marchers converged in Washington, D.C. for what organizers called the People’s Climate March, stopping in front of the White House to boo and yell “shame!”

Share

[ Alaska Guessing Game Provides Climate Change Record ]

Judah (left) and Josh Ridgeway drill a hole in the Tanana River at Nenana, Alaska to measure the thickness of the ice on April 13th.

Months behind the rest of the country, spring is advancing across Alaska. And a contest that has residents guess the date of river ice breakup is showing a trend toward earlier and earlier melt.

(Image credit: Dan Bross/KUAC)

Share

[ Alaska Guessing Game Provides Climate Change Record ]

Judah (left) and Josh Ridgeway drill a hole in the Tanana River at Nenana, Alaska to measure the thickness of the ice on April 13th.

Months behind the rest of the country, spring is advancing across Alaska. And a contest that has residents guess the date of river ice breakup is showing a trend toward earlier and earlier melt.

(Image credit: Dan Bross/KUAC)

Share

[ Thousands Of Marchers Expected To Take On Trump’s Climate Policies ]

The Peoples Climate March, is being billed as a mobilization for climate, jobs and justice.

On the symbolic 100th day in office for President Trump, who has denied climate change, protesters are rallying in front of the White House to call for better environmental protections.

(Image credit: Windsor Johnston/NPR)

Share

[ In Utah, How You Tread Through This Canyon Matters ]

In Utah’s canyon country, federal land managers are partially lifting a ban on off-road vehicle travel through an area that’s prized for its sensitive Native American cultural sites.

Share

[ At TED This Week, Two Speakers Got To The Root Of Things ]

Interdisciplinary artist and TED Fellow, Damon Davis.

At the TED Conference in Vancouver this week, two Fellows, Devita Davison and Damon Davis talked about putting ideas to work to invigorate marginalized communities from within.

(Image credit: Maarten de Boer/Getty Images)

Share

[ PV Plant Repowering, the Utility 50-Year Systems Model ]

There are two basic types of solar PV plant repowering. The first is for existing or distressed plants. The second is for extending the life of new plants at the end of their initial design life, which is projected at about 20 to 25 years. So as we concentrate on new plant repowering, what is the difference?

Share

[ PHOTOS: See The Sweeping American Landscapes Under Review By Trump ]

Three of the national monuments now under review by the Department of the Interior: (from left to right) Gold Butte in Nevada, the Pacific Remote Islands and Giant Sequoia in Northern California.

President Trump has ordered the Department of the Interior to review the status of at least 20 national monuments. Here’s a visual guide to the stunning landscapes now in Trump’s sights.

(Image credit: Bureau of Land Management/Flickr; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Flickr; David McNew/Getty Images)

Share

[ Notes from the Solar Underground: US Solar’s Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act ]

There is nothing new about protectionism just as there is nothing new about aggressive pricing for market share, dumping of overproduction at low prices and the cascade of unintended consequences of government intervention on markets.

Share

[ Biggest US Companies Setting More Renewable Energy Targets ]

Almost half of the biggest U.S. companies have established clean-energy targets for themselves, according to a report Tuesday from sustainable investors and environmental groups including the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Share