The California Air Resources Board just announced that greenhouse gas pollution in California fell below 1990 levels for the first time since emissions peaked in 2004—an achievement roughly equal to taking 12 million cars off the road or saving 6 billion gallons of gasoline a year.
This student’s plan to tackle food insecurity may sound unappetizing, but it’s actually pretty ingenious. Joy Youwakim, an economics student at the University of Texas, has proven that we can safely grow produce on top of inactive landfills.
This 730-acre patch of private land has been a well-kept secret for almost a century. Soon, however, it will be turned into a national park for the masses to enjoy.
“Keep Pensacola Beautiful is an outstanding organization for the Pensacola Community. They continue to find innovative ways to make Pensacola more beautiful, on land and even in the water. Partnering with Keep Pensacola Beautiful has helped us reach a new volunteer base and get more great projects out for the community to be proud of. It’s always a pleasure to work with them!”
--Beth Fugate, Northwest Florida Aquatic Preserves 2017
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