No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours. Read More.
Humans have damaged around a quarter of ice-free land on Earth, United Nations scientists warned in a major report Thursday, stressing that further degradation must be stopped to prevent catastrophic global warming. Read more
Burger King earlier this year started market testing a meat-free version of its famous Whopper in select restaurants in the St. Louis area. Now, the burger chain is preparing to take the Impossible Whopper nationwide. From August 8, you’ll be able to order an Impossible Whopper at one of over 7,000 BK locations across the country – either on-site or through DoorDash. Read more
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, will cross the Atlantic Ocean in mid-August on an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming. Read more
There are stories floating around the internet about a fish named ‘Goby’ who loves to eat plastic trash. Many of these articles, however, are unwittingly mixing up two different fish. BrightVibes exclusively brings you both stories in one article in the hope that seeing the idea—already replicated once—will inspire others to create similar projects on beaches everywhere.
New York State is advancing a $250 million Westchester Clean Energy Investment Program to provide local investment in clean energy alternatives such as electric heat pumps, high-efficiency appliances, equipment and building materials that will lower energy costs for consumers and reduce demand in order to accommodate new customers.
Click here to read what the $250 million Westchester Clean Energy Investment Program includes.
According to an independent Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) from Swiss consulting firm Quantis, the results are pretty clear:
—It requires 87% less water.
—It releases 89% less greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
—It contributes 92% less water contamination, the major cause of dead zones in our oceans
—It spares 96% more land and habitat for nature and biodiversity.
Protect Your Passion. Join the Movement. Sometimes caring about an issue isn’t enough. You have to do something. It’s time to turn our concern about climate change — and yours — into action.