Shades of Green

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It’s Time To Get Ready

It’s 2020! From an environmental perspective, 2019 was pretty lousy what with all the federal cutbacks in environmental regulations and backward steps regarding energy and climate change. Fortunately, many established businesses and industries ...

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“The Earth has a pulse, and so do we.” Those were the words of author Terry Tempest Williams during the annual Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, California. She described research findings at Castleton Tower in Utah. Scientists placed ... Read more

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Climate change has caused shifting of autumnal colors brought to you by trees. It used to happen in October, but now it’s November. Remember the discontinued October Color Cruise? This year November instead marks the peak for local fall foliage. Read more

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Inspired by Swedish 16-year old Greta Thunberg, an international School Strike for Climate week was set for September 20–27. Youth especially were encouraged to walk out of schools and workplaces to protest the lack of action being taken to deal ... Read more

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The Amazon forest burns. Summers are hotter than ever. Extinction rates increase. Plastics pollute the ocean. Glaciers melt. Pollinator numbers diminish, reducing food supply. Wetland and forest ecosystems disappear due to development ... Read more

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The Tennessee Valley Authority first formed as a quasi-Federal agency in 1933. In 1937, President Roosevelt dedicated the Chickamauga Dam, which was completed in 1940. The TVA Act listed needs to address flooding, provide navigability, help ... Read more

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