Sunday, June 26, 2016 | By Heather Smith | No Comments
This story originally appeared on Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
Elon Musk—future Mars settler, founder of Tesla—stepped into the solar business earlier this week with Tesla Motor’s $2.5 billion bid to buy SolarCity, the top home solar company in America.
Shareholders from both companies still have to approve the deal. And if they do, Tesla promises the results will be awesome. Musk says that he never wanted Tesla to be just a carmaker.…
Friday, June 24, 2016 | By The Wilderness Society | No Comments
The Wilderness Society commends the Obama Administration for making history today with the establishment of the Stonewall National Monument in New York City. The legacy of Stonewall Inn and nearby Christopher Park is a part of the push for human and civil rights in the United States.
Friday, June 24, 2016 | By Damian Carrington | No Comments
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
Despite being an issue that knows no borders, affects all, and is of vital interest to future generations, the environment was low on the agenda ahead of the United Kingdom’s historic vote to leave the European Union.
The short answer to what happens next with pollution, wildlife, farming, green energy, climate change and more is we don’t know—we are in uncharted territory.…