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It's official: California farmers volunteer to give up water

California’s drought has touched everyone in the state. First the government eliminated irrigation water deliveries through much of the public canal system. Then the governor told cities and industry to cut back water use by 25 percent. 374 more words


This palm oil company just bulldozed a rainforest

In the last two years, a series of companies have made bold commitments to halt deforestation in their supply chains (see this story for the context). 350 more words


Oil spill returns to its ancestral waters near Santa Barbara

Early on Tuesday, an 11-mile-long underground pipe owned by a company with the very patriotic name of Plains All American Pipeline spilled about 105,000 gallons of crude… 750 more words

Climate & Energy

Can cities, businesses, and other new climate actors help bridge the emissions gap?

As the international community continues to struggle to advance a global climate change agenda, new kinds of climate actors are increasingly working to pick up the slack. 1,203 more words

Climate & Energy

Railroad safety fact check: Fires and spills are up despite industry claims

The following story was reported by Isaiah Thompson of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and published here in collaboration with Grist. NECIR trains the next generation of journalists in investigative reporting with  1,277 more words

Climate & Energy

This wind turbine has no blades -- and that's why it's better

What do you get if you take the blades off a wind turbine? A better wind turbine.

That sounds like a joke, but that’s actually more or less the model of a new wind turbine prototype. 351 more words

Business & Technology

4 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Distribution ERP Software

As a small business owner it is inevitable that some of your time will be spent putting out fires, and dealing with issues as they arise on a daily basis.  773 more words

ERP Software