A few green news stories to finish out your week…
5 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamin D.. and What You Can Do About It Vitamin D is close to being nature’s cure-all. It’s a fantastic immune system booster that’s been found to be protective against cancer, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s. You probably need to get more of it, ASAP.
Fiji leader blasts global inaction on climate change “History will judge you harshly if you abandon us to our apparent fate of sinking below the waves because you don’t want to make the necessary adjustment to your domestic policies.” Sadly, economic development and capitalism are more important than our continued existence on planet Earth.
Shifting to renewable energy can save consumers money Increased renewable energy generation has the potential to save American ratepayers tens of billions of dollars a year over the current mix of electric power options. If only Faux News would stop telling their viewers the exact opposite.
Whole Foods Sued over False ‘All Natural’ Claim on Baked Goods A lawsuit accuses Whole Foods of misleading consumers by selling baked goods labeled “all natural,” while containing a synthetic leavening agent — sodium acid pyrophosphate. Interesting. Anyone have any more information on this?
Arizona Cities Could Face Cutbacks in Water From Colorado River, Officials Say Arizona could be forced to cut water deliveries to its two largest cities unless states that tap the dwindling Colorado River find ways to reduce water consumption and deal with a crippling drought. Eliminate the hundreds of golf courses there that have turned the dry desert into humid Florida and the problem would be solved.
What Harley-Davidson’s First Electric Motorcycle Means For America’s Future According to Harley, the LiveWire’s AC Induction motor makes 74bhp and 52lb-ft of torque. That’s enough to give it a 0-60 time of less than four seconds, but only a disappointing 92mph top speed.
National Pollinator Week: Build a DIY Beehive! Want to invite pollinators to your garden? Try this awesome DIY beehive made with mason jars! Besides, someone has to fight back against bee-destroying companies too busy attending Sustainable Brands to stop making toxic pesticides. Might as well be us!
Have a great weekend everyone.