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Colorado is Tipping the Scale of Power to Reduce Air Pollution – Pollution That Will Always Land on the Food We Grow

Touch the Soil News #1180 (Feature photo – The Seal of the State of Colorado – Public Domain) America is embroiled in a controversy that pits pollution against health. At the center of this controversy are car emissions. On the one hand, the fear is that low emission cars will eliminate jobs. On the other hand is the fear that high emissions cars will eliminate people. Colorado recently decided to adopt California emissions standards in an attempt to stay the Federal Government’s intent to weaken standards. CleanTechnica journalist Jake Richardson covers the story which has implications for virtually every American. Will America be ruled totally from the Federal Level or…

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Looking For Solutions

Positive Future #309 (Feature photo – Urban Smog – public domain U.S. CDC) A new look by the World Health Organization (WHO) at air pollution reveals a striking reality. Around 93 percent of the world’s children under the age of 15 (1.8 billion children), breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk. While this statistic is disturbing, all positive change comes when a problem is acknowledged and replaced with a solution. This assessment raises the question. Is the right to clean air a basic inalienable right? The WHO has just convened the first international conference on global air pollution that allows nations and…

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Electrification of Transportation – Answer to Pollution?

Positive Future #246 (Feature photo – Urban Pollution – public Domain) Sales of plug-in cars are now reaching millions of units annually on a global basis. Aggressive nations such as Sweden are seeing double digit growth – 32 percent in August. This translates into a market share for plug-ins of almost 10 percent in Sweden. Estimates are that plug-in sales globally will reach 2 million units in 2018. That translates into a four-fold increase since 2015, when global plug-in sales only reached 550,000. Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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