Reports show that food supplies can be compromised by climate change.
Colorado is awarding $10.33 million to ChargePoint to build 33 electric vehicle charging stations along major roads across the state.
Will climate change put an end to skiing?
Colorado State University's Rural Energy Center is offering free economic feasibility assessments for Colorado farms interested in learning their cost-benefit for use of solar energy. The Center has already conducted feasibility assessments for 30 irrigated farms and 10 feedlots and has just expanded the program to greenhouses and dairies as well.
Tips and ideas for environmentally friendly living.
Dear EarthTalk: I drink a lot of coffee and I'm wondering how bad this is for the environment? And how I can make sure I'm feeding my 3-cup-a-day habit in the greenest way possible? - Denny Mahon, Worcester, MA
Dear EarthTalk: What are PFASs and why should we be concerned about them? -- Jim Stobbins, Cary, NC
PFASs--short for perfluoroalkyl substances--are synthetic chemicals of various formulations (including PFCs, PFOA, PFOS and GenX, among others) that are used widely in various products for moisture and stain resistance. Non-stick pans, rain jackets and carpeting are among thousands of different types of consumer goods that now contain one form or another of PFASs.
Dear EarthTalk: Considering all the well-publicized problems with plastic in our oceans, do you think that plastic has any kind of future? -- Lea Mauduit, via EarthTalk.org