Day: November 7, 2019

‘We Won’: Saving the World Starts With Local Elections

Tuesday night was a major win for climate advocates. And it was a much-needed reminder on the power of local elections in moving forward climate policy—especially in the age of Donald Trump.The president is doing a damn good job of destroying the environment. He’s not only begun to roll back key environmental protections, but he’s…

One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Organic Food

Climate Fwd:Also this week, climate action and Tuesday’s electionsPublished Nov. 6, 2019Updated Nov. 7, 2019, 11:13 a.m. ETWelcome to the Climate Fwd: newsletter. The New York Times climate team emails readers once a week with stories and insights about climate change. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. ImageCredit…Tyler VarsellDemand is booming for…

John Lewis trucks to run on carbon-neutral cow manure

Hundreds of John Lewis delivery trucks will begin running on cow power from 2021 as the retailer weans its fleet off polluting diesel fuel and switches to carbon-neutral cow manure. The retailer will begin using renewable biomethane made from manure slurry for almost 300 John Lewis and Waitrose delivery vans under new plans from its…