Archives for category: April 19

Kandeh Yumkella, director general of the UN Industrial Development Organization has stated that air pollution is a bigger killer than AIDS and malaria combined. However he added that a move to greener energy could see this death toll reduced by 50% by 2030.
The Detroit Environment http://inhabitat.com/un-says-air-pollution-kills-more-people-than-aids-and-malaria-combined-clean-energy-could-halve-death-toll/

A new report by the Government Accountability Project damns the coverup of Corexit’s truly disastrous effects.
The Detroit Environment http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2013/04/corexit-bp-oil-spill-cover-gulf-mexico-health-and-environment-risk

(Reposting) Anyone who wants to get paid to learn how to build hoophouses, Nifty Hoops will be at Green Gardens Community Farm in Kzoo tomorrow from 8am – 5pm. I think I’m driving. 10 buckaroos an hour. Let me know if you’re interested!
The Detroit Environment http://www.facebook.com/nealvalley/posts/10151350606871524

When Ron Khosla and his wife, Kate, started farming 14 years ago in upstate New York, they wanted to do things differently. “We were committed to the idea of doing local, organic and supercheap,” Khosla said. “And that forced us to look at our techniques or else we would die.”
The Detroit Environment http://modernfarmer.com/2013/04/how-a-farmer-hacks-big-ag/

What’s happening in Motor City.
The Detroit Environment http://goo.gl/UkeAz