Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

April 21, 2023

#SEJ2023 Opening Plenary: Clean Energy and the Land — The High-Stakes Battle Over Climate Solutions

Join the livestream of the #SEJ2023 opening plenary examining how confronting the climate crisis will require huge amounts of land and resources — for solar panels, wind turbines, power lines and mines that extract lithium, cobalt and antimony. 9:00-10:15 a.m. MT.


"In Pristine Alaska, an Oil Giant Prepares to Drill for Decades"

"Scientists say nations must stop new oil and gas projects to avoid climate catastrophe. But after the Biden administration greenlit the $8 billion Willow project, ConocoPhillips is racing ahead."

Source: NYTimes, 04/06/2023

Native Seed Shortage Slowing Land Restoration, Crucial For Tackling Climate

"Spring is planting time for home gardeners, landscapers and public works agencies across the U.S. And there’s rising demand for native plants – species that are genetically adapted to the specific regions where they are used."

Source: States Newsroom, 04/05/2023

"Unheralded Environmentalist: Jimmy Carter’s Green Legacy"

"With the former president now in hospice care, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird looks back on Jimmy Carter’s environmental record in the White House — from his sweeping protection of Alaska’s wild lands to his efforts to push the nation toward renewable energy."

Source: YaleE360, 04/03/2023


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