Category Archives: Climate Change Remediation

Added Value Farms is Where David Buckel worked. A youth-­centered urban farming and food justice non­-profit in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

URBAN FARMING & YOUTH EMPOWERMENT Added Value Farms is a youth-­centered urban farming and food justice non­-profit in Red Hook, Brooklyn. We create opportunities for teens to expand their knowledge base, develop their leadership skills, and positively engage with each … Continue reading

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What Drove a Man to Set Himself on Fire in Brooklyn? – By Annie Correal -NYT

It is impossible to know all the reasons a person commits suicide. Mr. Buckel suggested one: He was trying to call attention to pollution and global warming. “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves,” … Continue reading

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Opinion | Do Pipelines Really Create Lots of Jobs? – by Jacques Leslie – NYT

The right way to assess the worthiness of energy projects has nothing to do with counting jobs, Mr. Borenstein added. It involves doing cost-benefit analyses that include both the projects’ direct costs — the sort of thing that investors base … Continue reading

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Opinion | Despairing on Earth Day? Read This – by Richard Conniff – NYT

Before the environmental activist and gay rights lawyer David Buckel set himself afire in Prospect Park in Brooklyn on April 14, he wrote a letter explaining that he had chosen his “early death by fossil fuel” as an act of … Continue reading

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Building a Better Coral Reef – By DAMIEN CAVE and JUSTIN GILLIS – NYT

“ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, off Australia — After a plunge beneath the crystal-clear water to inspect a coral reef, Neal Cantin pulled off his mask and shook his head. “All dead,” he said.Yet even as he and his dive … Continue reading

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EDF Satellite Could Detect Planet-Warming Plumes on the Ground – The New York Times

Tom Ingersoll, a longtime satellite entrepreneur, admits being startled by a call he received last year: A nonprofit foundation wanted to build a satellite and launch it into orbit to help fight climate change. “I thought, ‘Wow, that’s kind of … Continue reading

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Tunnel Book Light With Dark Detecting Circuit and Solar-powered Battery

From Sarah Brug May 29, 2017 · Instructables · I made an Instructable. Tunnel Book Light With Dark Detecting Circuit and Solar-powered Battery I wanted a light at the end of a long dark hallway in my house that would … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint – A year of living better Guides – By Livia Albeck-Ripka – NYT

Climate change can be overwhelming. The science is complex, and when it comes to future impacts, there are still a lot of unknowns. While real solutions will require action on a global scale, there are choices you can make in … Continue reading

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Flying Is Bad for the Planet. You Can Help Make It Better. – by TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG – NYT

Take one round-trip flight between New York and California, and you’ve generated about 20 percent of the greenhouse gases that your car emits over an entire year. If you are like many people, flying may be a large portion of … Continue reading

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No Children Because of Climate Change? Some People Are Considering It – By MAGGIE ASTOR – NYT

“Add this to the list of decisions affected by climate change: Should I have children? It is not an easy time for people to feel hopeful, with the effects of global warming no longer theoretical, projections becoming more dire and … Continue reading

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