Reconnecting America People * Places * Possibility

Environment & Ecology: Green Building Lobby Wars, A Carbon Neutral Seattle, Looming Food Disaster

ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

USGBC Fights Back Against Lobbying Industries 

Treehugger

 

Green building has been under attack on all fronts recently by the wood, plastic and fossil fuel industries, all of which have big bucks to spend in Washington.


Read On
 

Seattle Could be Carbon Neutral by 2050 

Seattle Times

 

The king tides that swamped Alki last winter might be a harbinger of the effects of climate change on Seattle.


Read On
 

America One Bad Winter Away from Food Disaster 

Quartz, via: @aarieff

 

Forget the plight of the polar bear for a moment and consider the coming collapse of the $30 billion honey bee economy in the US.


Read On