New Mexico's families of color already feeling climate change's effects

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In Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city, the International District, where many families of color live, is a heat sink. In hot, dry New Mexico, climate change is already playing out. And it’s hitting people of color especially hard, say climate change experts. Too much concrete and not enough vegetation traps heat. Several organizations are planting trees in lower income areas of the city, but it will be a while before saplings can provide shade. “As As it gets hotter, heat sinks will

Attorney: Facebook power deal could be “sea change” for renewables

Green (Living) Review

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The green energy tariff regulators approved for the $250 million Facebook data center being built in Los Lunas could trigger a “sea change” for renewable energy in the state, according to public utilities attorney Bruce Throne. Throne made the comments Wednesday evening at an event hosted by the Santa Fe Solar Energy Association and the Santa Fe Sustainable Everything Advocates.

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New Mexico’s families of color already feeling climate change’s effects

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In Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city, the International District, where many families of color live, is a heat sink. In hot, dry New Mexico , climate change is already playing out. And it’s hitting people of color especially hard, say climate change experts. Too much concrete and not enough vegetation traps heat. Several organizations are planting trees in lower-income areas of the city, but it will be a while before saplings can provide shade.

More than half of Dollar Store products contain toxins that can hurt you

Green Prophet

Although Dollar General received positive attention last week for selling fresh groceries at some stores, they halted communication with the AgriCultura Network (ACN) in Albuquerque, a partner of the Campaign for Healthier Solution.

Sandia sensors to make climate study more advanced and reliable

EcoFriend

As off now this prototype rests on a mirror and reflects the Albuquerque weather. Pratima Kalra: Climate models have always given us a variety of conclusions because fact gathering procedures have been uncertain and unreliable. All this happens with unpredictable variations like wind direction, season and gas content. Also the gas samples collected may evaporate even before analysis takes place.

Vote for my haiku!

Environmental Economics

Uncertainty rules While the economy suffers Politics rejoices -Pedro Albuquerque. But only if you think it is worthy and/or if you don't understand all of that macro. Free Exchange :  THE KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION conducts a quarterly survey of economics bloggers (you can see the third quarter results  here ). It

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Music, Snow Days and a Kind of Time Travel: 10 Songs for Your Winter (Outdoor) Playlist

Cool Green Science

While living in Albuquerque, I avoided riding the touristy tramway to the top of Sandia Peak. Urgent Message: Flight Canceled. That text drove me to a flurry of phone calls and internet searches, then eventually to a rescheduled flight on another airline. But in the end, the weather won. So instead of winging my way to the Midwest, thanks to central Virginia’s first major winter storm this year, I’m shuffling through snow on a trail run with the dogs.

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Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition Adds 6 New Members

Green Life Smart Life

is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM. The Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition ( DRSG ) announced that six companies have joined the trade association and will contribute to its efforts aimed at developing markets for smart grid technologies and smart grid practices like demand response. The new DRSG members are LG Electronics USA, Electrolux, Control4, HomeGrid Forum, Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc and CABA.

The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

AGreenLiving

In the United States, they hail from 15 cities, from Albuquerque, New Mexico to New York City — and several emigrated to the U.S. The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30 GreenBiz Editors Mon, 05/17/2021 – 00:01 Their dreams are bright: Walkable, equitable cities.

Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies

The Green Changemakers

[Home page of this section — Includes information on related publications and activities] THIS IS THE WEB VERSION OF A 168-PAGE PRINTED BOOK See below for the table of contents, links to individual articles in HTML, and a link to the PDF version. Click here to order the print version.

Heroines for the Planet: Holistic Nutritionist to the Stars Kimberly Snyder

Eco Chic

Now I’m in Albuquerque, New Mexico on another film, and I practice yoga every evening looking out over the Sandia Mountains. Kimberly Snyder is a holistic nutritionist for many of the entertainment industry’s top celebrities and has worked with clients on some of Hollywood’s biggest film sets. But what’s more impressive than her roster of celeb fans is her holistic approach to nutrition and her appreciation and connectedness to the earth and the people she meets.

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Recycling in art and architecture

The Green Changemakers

Ross Ward was one who saw Bottle Village in the 60's and then went on to create Tinkertown near Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Bottle Wall Introducing the Bottle Wall, a peculiar form of stained glass. You won't see any mention of bottle walls or bottle houses in the stately and academic tomes of stained glass history. But stained glass it is, and it deserves recognition. anonymous bottle wall - posted on Flickr be prepared for lots of pictures.

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Sustaining the web of life

The Green Changemakers

Savory’s Center for Holistic Management in Albuquerque, New Mexico, conducts seminars, publishes materials and has a web site, www.holisticmanagement.org. Sustaining the Web of Life Biomimicry Biomimicry is the process of using natural biosystems as mentors, models and measures for human inventions. Janine M.

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City Trees: Photographers Explore the Urban Forest

The Green Changemakers

Photo: Sharon Sperry Bloom , "Ghost Tree," Albuquerque, New Mexico When strategically planted for shade and windbreaks, trees can help reduce home cooling and heating costs.

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