EPA representative visits Buffalo Reef to get a firsthand look at the stamp sand problem. Aug 16, 2019 | Jake Swope | uppermichiganssource.com LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (WLUC) - Stamp sands cover over 5 miles of shoreline on the Keweenaw Peninsula and cause massive ecological damage to Buffalo Reef in Lake Superior. On Thursday a representative from … Continue reading EPA representative visits Buffalo Reef to get a firsthand look at the stamp sand problem.
Buffalo Reef is a 2,200-acre natural cobble feature beneath the waters of Lake Superior, located off the eastern edge of the Keweenaw Peninsula, about 20 miles northeast of Houghton. The reef is vitally important for lake trout and lake whitefish spawning. Nearly a quarter of the annual lake trout yield from Lake Superior’s Michigan waters … Continue reading EPA gives $3.7M to clean up Stamp Sand’s along Keweenaw Bay in Lake Superior
If You Want ‘Renewable Energy,’ Get Ready to Dig Aug. 5, 2019 | Mark P. Mills | The Wall Street Journal Building one wind turbine requires 900 tons of steel, 2,500 tons of concrete and 45 tons of plastic. Powering society entirely with wind and solar farms combined with massive batteries . . . would require … Continue reading If You Want ‘Renewable Energy,’ Get Ready to Dig – WSJ
Environmental documentary "Planet of the Humans" argues green energy won't save us from 'total human apocalypse' 8/6/2019 | Matthew Carey | nonfictionfilm.com Director Jeff Gibbs argues we're heading toward 'total human apocalypse' and green energy is 'not going to save us, it's actually going to kill us faster' [EXCERPT] Read Full Article! The truth, Gibbs says, … Continue reading Planet of the Humans, Film Takes a Critical Look at Alternative Energy
The majority of logging companies, fail to protect their lands from unsustainable clear-felling practices and even fewer have systems to monitor and ensure such policies. This study looks at global Companies and rainforests, but the same can be applied to Timber practices in The United States. Forestry companies warned over environmental policies 5 August 2019 … Continue reading Timber Companies Have The Opportunity To Protect Forests Long Term – But They Don’t!
Planet of the Humans, directed by Jeff Gibbs, dares to say what no one will - that we are losing the battle to stop climate change because we are following leaders who have taken us down the wrong road - selling out the green movement to wealthy interests and corporate America."
Author of Green Illusions OZZIE ZEHNER Of the disadvantages of renewable energy, one issue stands out: Can these technologies be renewed without fossil fuels? I recently spoke with Mark Hand about the renewability of renewable energy in an interview. Here’s the first question: SNL Energy: What is your reaction when you see news headlines that say, “100% … Continue reading Is Renewable Energy Renewable?
A growing body of evidence indicates that the continuing destruction of tropical forests is disrupting the movement of water in the atmosphere, causing major shifts in precipitation that could lead to drought in key agricultural areas in China, India, and the U.S. Midwest. JULY 24, 2018 | Fred Pearce | Yale Environment 360 Every tree … Continue reading Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water Cycles
Timber managers grow other avenues to boost their returns. June 10, 2019 | Arleen Jacobius | Pensions & Investments Timber is not only about the trees. Returns have taken a nosedive — to the NCREIF Timberland index returning 2.38% for the 12 months ended March 31 from 9.69% in 2013 — due to an overabundance … Continue reading Seeing the forest and the trees in whole new ways
One of the arguments you hear often from wind developers, is that it can not be stopped because of exclusionary or demonstrated need. Michigan Courts have ruled that wind energy, energy use and state mandates do not equal demonstrated need. Tuscola has made no attempt to show that there is a "demonstrated public need" for … Continue reading Michigan Case Law: Wind Energy is not “demonstrated public need” .