GHG

Insatiable demand for cannabis has created a giant carbon footprint

Insatiable demand for cannabis has created a giant carbon footprint The life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from indoor cannabis cultivation model It’s no secret that the United States’ $13 billion cannabis industry is big business. Less obvious to many is the environmental toll this booming business is taking, in the form of greenhouse gas emissions …

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Most Economists Agree: Benefits of ‘Drastic’ Climate Action Outweigh Costs of Status Quo | Common Dreams News

Most Economists Agree: Benefits of ‘Drastic’ Climate Action Outweigh Costs of Status Quo | Common Dreams News “People who spend their careers studying our economy are in widespread agreement that climate change will be expensive, potentially devastatingly so.” A woman holds a poster reading, “Wake up humans, you’re endangered too,” at a Fridays for Future …

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Legal Planet: While You Were Sleeping: Coronavirus Apparently Won’t Stop Trump Environmental Rollbacks

While You Were Sleeping: Coronavirus Apparently Won’t Stop Trump Environmental Rollbacks EPA May Roll Back Car Standards Next Week The New York Times is reporting that, despite the corona crisis and the shelter in place orders affecting people around the country, Andrew Wheeler is pressuring his EPA staff  to release a finalized rule rolling back …

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The Silver Lining: Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown

Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown Satellite images have shown a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, which is “at least partly” due to an economic slowdown prompted by the coronavirus, US space agency Nasa says. Nasa maps show falling levels of nitrogen dioxide this year. It comes amid record declines …

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CEQA Requires Assessment of GHG Impacts from Tourism

Sonoma County Airport Expansion?

We would add that there have been wetlands issues, ESA and other concerns besides the fact that people that live next to airports have higher rates of asthma, lung issues and more. Health Issues Caused By Living Near an Airport | IndoorDoctor https://www.indoordoctor.com/health-issues-caused-by-living-near-an-airport/ There is mounting evidence that living near an airport may cause health …

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UPDATE FROM HEARING: Renewable Sonoma Needs Your Support

  Wine & Water Watch attended the hearing. 95% of the people attending were supportive of the compost facility. The Board of Public Utilities voted to go ahead with the plan. Next step is CEQA. The Board said they would be looking into mitigation for the neighbors.  The county has been transporting our green waste …

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