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Austin ranks among Top 10 for Clean Tech

 Posted by on July 30, 2014
Jul 302014
 
Austin ranks among Top 10 for Clean Tech

Texas did not make the list of top states for clean tech — wind, solar, geothermal power plus electrical vehicles — but ever greener Austin did win a place among the top 10 clean tech cities, according to this analysis.

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Jul 152014
 
Atrazine still polluting water; Texas tests show high levels

Recent tests show Atrazine at levels above the safe threshold at dozens of testing sites, including some in Texas. This pesticide, known for feminizing male frogs, has been found to affect human fertility and raise the risk of breast and prostate cancer. A frog expert in Berkeley wants Atrazine banned.

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8 things to do with kale

 Posted by on July 15, 2014
Jul 152014
 
8 things to do with kale

Kale, it’s that other leafy veggie, not spinach, chard or mustard greens, but oh so good when sauteed, paired with butternut squash or white beans. See our video and recipes.

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Ohio red lights green energy

 Posted by on June 13, 2014
Jun 132014
 

Ohio has joined Indiana, the only other state in the US to rollback or freeze its renewable energy targets. The legislature spiked Ohio’s green power goals at the urging of utilities that wanted to review them to make sure that onboarding green energy doesn’t raise electricity prices.

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Jun 032014
 
Panera Bread promises to purge food dyes and additives

Panera Bread already prides itself on serving healthier foods, now it’s pledging to rid its food sources of any artificial dyes and preservatives, joining a small but growing list of food purveyors who’re wanting to keep the menus free of questionable ingredients.

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