How Big is the Nutrition Problem in America?: By Net Impact staff Did you know in 2010, diet surpassed…

How Big is the Nutrition Problem in America?: By Net Impact staff Did you know in 2010, diet surpassed…

netimpact.org 10 Feb '16, 6pm

Did you know in 2010, diet surpassed smoking as the number one risk factor for disease and death in the United States? By 2018, obesity will cost the U.S. 21% of our total healthcare costs - $344 billion. (Source: President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, fitness.gov). In fact, over half of Americans believe it is easier to figure out their income taxes than to figure out what they should and shouldn't eat to be healthier. Source: International Food Information Council Foundation Meeting the challenges of our food systems will require innovative and sustainable solutions. That’s why Net Impact together with Newman’s Own Foundat...

Schools could actually save money by going #solar. Here’s how: https://t.co/Reo78OmOj9

treehugger.com 10 Feb '16, 8pm

As a proud parent of a Durham Public School student, and an unapologetic TreeHugger, I was delighted when a coalition of environmental groups...

165 million plastic particles are floating in the waters surrounding New York City:

ecowatch.com 10 Feb '16, 3pm

Eighteen samples were collected from New York City and New Jersey waters including the East River, the Upper New York Bay, Newtown Creek, the...

Enphase Is Turning Its Microinverters Into Grid Optimization Agents

greentechmedia.com 10 Feb '16, 2pm
Enphase Is Turning Its Microinverters Into Grid Optimization Agents

Smart inverters can do a lot more than turn rooftop solar DC into grid-ready AC. The boxes that accompany every rooftop PV installation can a...

"Despite Supreme Court, Clean Energy & Climate Progress Are Full Speed Ahead" - @maryannehitt:

sierraclub.org 10 Feb '16, 7pm
"Despite Supreme Court, Clean Energy & Climate Progress Are Full Speed Ahead" - @maryannehitt:

Let’s make one thing perfectly clear - while the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday to put a temporary hold on the Clean Power Plan was disap...

Energy

AWEA's statement on today's Supreme Court ruling: Onward! #windworks

AWEA's statement on today's Supreme Court ruling: Onward! #windworks

awea.org 10 Feb '16, 1am

AWEA: We can meet the Clean Power Plan and save money February 9, 2016 In response to the temporary stay of the Clean Power Plan by the Supre...

Renewable Energy Finance Outlook 2016: The Year of the Green Dollar

renewableenergyworld.com 10 Feb '16, 1pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

Energy storage included in major Indian PV tender

pv-tech.org 10 Feb '16, 1pm

Energy storage will raise electricity costs but provide grid balancing services. Flickr: Sanyam Bagha Energy storage is to be included in Ind...

Transportation

Could You Really Buy A Tesla Model 3 For $21500? - Gas 2.0

gas2.org 10 Feb '16, 2pm
Could You Really Buy A Tesla Model 3 For $21500? - Gas 2.0

Will the Model 3 arrive on time? Will people actually be able to buy one for the $35,000 starting price? What information about the car will ...

Fashion

Affordable shipping container village can pop up almost anywhere in the world

inhabitat.com 10 Feb '16, 2pm
Affordable shipping container village can pop up almost anywhere in the world

Mobility is also a big factor in the design of the CPH Shelter. The architects have nicknamed the unit “a houseboat on land” because of how e...

Residents fight for economic and environmental justice in one Illinois town

grist.org 10 Feb '16, 1am

Waukegan, Ill., a town just north of Chicago, is predominantly Latino, black, and low-income....

3 company to-dos for safer water systems

greenbiz.com 10 Feb '16, 9am

If you were told that investment in a key input for business operations has been neglected fo...

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