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Archive: July 14, 2014

PHOTO: Mud Run Farm in Stark County uses horsepower to reduce emissions linked to a warming climate. Photo courtesy of Mud Run Farm.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Climate Assessment finds climate stressors, such as weeds and diseases, are threatening the future of farming. But the report also suggests that sustainable agriculture practices could help slow the pace of climate change. Mud Run Farm in Stark County is a sma ...Read More

PHOTO: Summertime brings an art exhibit to the University of Nevada, Reno featuring about 100 works made from plastic bags, bicycle chains and other recycled materials. Photo courtesy of the University of Nevada, Reno.

RENO, Nev. - A new art exhibit at the University of Nevada, Reno is combining creativity with reuse. 'Reused-plus-Recycled-equals-Art' is open through late September at UNR's Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. University marketing and communications coordinator Deanna Hearn said the exhibit features ...Read More

PHOTO: Experts say weatherization strategies can help Hoosiers reduce energy costs during the hot summer months. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman.

INDIANAPOLIS – Utility statement sticker shock is not uncommon during the summer months when hot weather can drive up cooling costs. Charles Graf, vice president and managing director of Energizing Indiana, says weatherization strategies can help lower energy bills by keeping the precious co ...Read More

PHOTO: Finding safe, stable housing is among the many challenges LGBT homeless youth face in Illinois, according to a new report. The issue also was the topic of a summit in Chicago in May. Photo courtescredit: Windy City Times.

CHICAGO – Voices are being raised about the need to break down the barriers in Illinois that keep many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people living on the streets. A new report details the results of the Chicago 2014 Homeless Summit in May, when more than 300 youth, activists a ...Read More

PHOTO: A retired aerospace engineer who lives in Sandy, Art Sutherland, is being recognized by Money magazine for his work on predatory lending issues in Utah. Photo courtesy AARP Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY – Money magazine is naming a Utah man one of its 50 Heroes in 50 States for his work on predatory lending issues. Art Sutherland, a retired aerospace engineer who lives in Sandy, has worked with city council members and state lawmakers for several years to enact laws and polic ...Read More

PHOTO: Jane Hawley Stevens, an herb-growing sustainable agriculture entrepreneur, hosts a July 25 workshop in North Freedom, Wis., for women in agriculture. Photo courtesy Four Elements Herbals.

BROWNTOWN, Wis. – While the number of farms in Wisconsin has been declining for years, the number owned and operated by women has been steadily rising. Lisa Kivirist is coordinator of the Rural Women's Project, which is sponsoring an on-farm workshop on July 25 at Four Elements Organic Herba ...Read More

PHOTO: Minnesota labor officials say putting postal service in Staples stores is an attempt to privatize the mail and take away middle-class jobs. Photo credit: Jamie Partridge.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Organized labor officials say putting postal service in Staples stores is a move to privatize a well-loved public institution and a threat to middle-class jobs. Peggy Whitney, business agent for the Minneapolis Area local of the American Postal Workers Union, said a secret, no-bid ...Read More

PHOTO: Arizonans probably don't want summers to get 10 degrees hotter, but that's what will happen if climate change isn't dealt with in a meaningful way, according to the nonprofit environmental, information organization Climate Central. Photo courtesy of Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

PHOENIX – The nonprofit environmental, information organization Climate Central is projecting that Arizona's already extreme summer temperatures are going go get quite a bit hotter by the turn of the century, courtesy of climate change. Bernadette Woods Placky, a meteorologist with Climate Ce ...Read More

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