Climate Week - Shubhendu Sharma took an innovative planting technique and now offers it as a retail service, essentially allowing consumers to “build their own forest.” His eco-company, Afforestt, can begin to grow a mini-forest from scratch in just six months.
Tune in to Third Eye for Climate Week as we look at the science of hurricanes, solar energy and the secrets held in a butterfly.
Many people seem to agree that the climate is changing, but disagree on what can be done about it. This week on BTR Pulse, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people on the streets of New York what they believe their role is in dealing with the issue. While many acknowledge the environmental stakes to be high, some of the reactions may be surprising.
Climate Week - On Apr 1, 2015, news outlets worldwide ran a specific story regarding a small nation’s feat in the use of renewable energy to power its electric plants. Costa Rica had been running solely off the use of renewable energy for 75 days straight, as reported the nation’s state-run electrical company, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE).
Climate Week - Every two years, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) elects a single city to host the Olympic Games. The IOC awarded Sochi, Russia, the 2014 Games five years prior, after the city professed to implement an environmentally conscious approach to hosting the 14-day event.
Climate Week - As concern about climate change has increased over these past few decades, scientists have continuously used many methods to study the dynamics of the Earth’s weather patterns. The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) instrument is a device that measures aerosols, the tiny particles in the atmosphere made up of dust, smoke, and pollution.