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EARTHTALK Q&A: Macrogrid Or...

Vyom Mishra, EarthTalk.org Dear EarthTalk: What on Earth...

EARTHTALK Q&A: Following Black Summer,...

Jessica Shih, EathTalk.org  Dear EarthTalk: Is it true...

EARTHTALK Q&A: Macrogrid Or Microgrid? Environmentalists Wonder…

Vyom Mishra, EarthTalk.org Dear EarthTalk: What on Earth is a “macrogrid” and how do proponents of the concept think it will improve energy efficiency? —T. McGraw, Houston, TX The term macrogrid simply refers to a power distribution network that spans many regions and connects smaller producers together to maximize efficiencies of scale. Macrogrids transmitting power produced cheaply in remote rural areas to electricity-hungry users in population centers enhances grid reliability and can save billions in energy costs while creating “green” jobs and helping to reduce carbon emissions. According to the American Council on...

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Vyom Mishra, EarthTalk.org Dear EarthTalk: What on Earth is a “macrogrid” and how do proponents of the concept think it will improve energy efficiency? —T. McGraw,...

EARTHTALK Q&A: Following...

Jessica Shih, EathTalk.org  Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that koalas are on the verge of extinction? What is being done to help this species survive? —May...

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How Are Reptiles Faring These Days? Rhea Joshi, EarthTalk.org  Dear EarthTalk: How are reptiles faring these days in the face of climate change and other environmental...

EARTHTALK Q&A: Oil...

by Alexander Birk, EarthTalk.org  Dear EarthTalk: Are oil companies actually taking steps to cut emissions overall or are their claims mostly just “greenwashing”? —J.B.S., Waukesha, WI It’s...

A Call to...

by Trimmel Gomes, Newsservice.org It took about $1 billion to restore Florida's historic Kissimmee River to its natural state and U.S. Rep. Darren Soto -...

Advocates Intensify Focus...

SACRAMENTO OBSERVER — In an appeal to District leaders, NAACP Washington, D.C. Branch President Akosua Ali, along with nearly two dozen advocates, cited DC Water’s...

Neighborhoods of Color...

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The American Lung Association recommends that every federal agency, the White House, and Congress must immediately act to dramatically reduce air...

Is China Helping...

Alexander Birk, EarthTalk.org Dear EarthTalk: I’m confused. Is China’s government committed to fighting climate change or just making the problem worse? —Paul J., Austin, TX In the...

Is Climate Change...

Juliana Schifferes, EarthTalk.org Dear EarthTalk: Could climate change really be making my allergies worse? —L. Pulaski, New Bern, NC Pollen may be an unfortunate contributor to poor health...

The Environmental Toll...

Amy Ryan, EarthTalk.org  Dear EarthTalk: What kind of environmental toll is Russia’s war on Ukraine taking? —James P., Philadelphia, PA Russia’s war on Ukraine is one of...
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