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Wind Energy and the Texas Blackouts: Here’s What Really Happened

Wind Energy and the Texas Blackouts: Here’s What Really Happened

We all know Texas as a state that’s all about bigger and better. And when it comes to generating and consuming energy, it’s no exception. In addition to holding dual-titles as both America’s largest producer and user of energy, the lone star state is also the nation’s...

Can We Re-Balance the Global Carbon Cycle Before It’s Too Late?

Can We Re-Balance the Global Carbon Cycle Before It’s Too Late?

When you hear the word “carbon” these days, it’s understandable if the first thought that comes to mind is a little apprehensive. But global warming and climate change aside, it’s actually an essential natural element that supports all life on earth. Carbon helps to...

How to Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Food & Beverage Industry

How to Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Food & Beverage Industry

It’s no secret that to sustain all human and animal life on earth, we need to support the natural systems that provide our reliable supply of food and water. And with the effects of climate change reaching every corner of the globe, it’s clear that we need to...

6 Things You Need to Know About the Future of Wind Energy

6 Things You Need to Know About the Future of Wind Energy

The image of a large wind turbine slowly rotating in the sun has long been the poster child of renewable energy – and a glimpse into a cleaner future. And while wind farms were once a rare sight only found in specific locations, they’re now appearing in regions all...

Are Carbon Offsets The Answer To The Climate Change Crisis?

Are Carbon Offsets The Answer To The Climate Change Crisis?

You’re probably hearing a lot about buying carbon offsets these days, from large tech companies like Google utilizing them in their strategy to become carbon-neutral - to airlines offering them to balance out your flight’s carbon footprint. And while the concept is...

8 Effective Ways You Can Actually Fight Global Warming

8 Effective Ways You Can Actually Fight Global Warming

As we continue to feel the dramatic effects of climate change – such as warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, extreme weather patterns, and devastating wildfires – it's important to remember that each of us can make a difference to fight global warming. And even...

Telling stories about carbon

The two recent New York Times articles about carbon offsets -- one depicting them as part of a sensible plan for reducing climage change impact, the other depicting them as indulgences for lazy environmentalists -- got me thinking about the ways we talk about carbon...