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Journey from a Jersey farm to a world environmental leader

We rode Amtrak to Washington, D.C., last Friday, to attend the 80th birthday celebration for one of  world’s leading environmental thinkers over the last 40 years. 721 more words

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Jamaica's Solar Potential for PV Application

The Worldwatch Institute in its recently published “Jamaica Sustainable Energy Roadmap - Pathways to an Affordable, Reliable, Low-Emission Electricity System” revealed that Jamaica has a tremendous solar potential with global horizontal irradiance (or GHI) ranging from 5 to 7 kWh per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) throughout most of the country. 391 more words

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Asia and Africa home to 95 percent of the global agricultural population

A new Worldwatch Institute study examines the slow growth of global agricultural populations and the vast disparity between continents

The global agricultural population—-defined as individuals dependent on agriculture, hunting, fishing, and forestry for their livelihood—-accounted for over 37 percent of the world’s population in 2011, the most recent year for which data are available. 763 more words

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