- “Haiti: The University Planning A Green Revolution” • North Haiti Christian University is a place where students learn about sustainable agriculture. In a country where deforestation earns as many superlatives as poverty, it has had a generations-long ban on tree felling on its 19-acre campus. This produced a haven for rare, endemic birds. [BBC]
- “The Bogus Number At The Center Of The GOP’s Green New Deal Attacks” • Republicans claim the Green New Deal would cost $93 trillion, a number that would dwarf the economic output of every nation on Earth. The number supposedly originated with a report by a conservative think tank, American Action Forum. But it is not there. [Politico]
- “Study Finds Dumping Coal Would Bring US In Line With Paris Climate Accord Goals” • A study by the physics, economics, and system science departments at Portland State University says that the US could meet the Paris Accord commitments it made in 2015 simply by eliminating coal as a source of electrical energy by 2024. [CleanTechnica]
- “Attis Industries To Expand NY Ethanol Production, Add More Renewables” • Attis Industries announced plans to build a green tech campus near its ethanol plant in Fulton, New York. Attis is looking to buy land to set up a bio-refinery and a biodiesel plant, which could use as feedstock the corn extract produced from the ethanol facility. [Renewables Now]
- “Lawmakers Consider Proposal To Support Green New Deal Study” • Rhode Island lawmakers are considering resolutions to release the findings of a study on the state impact of the national Green New Deal. Research council project manager Michael Roles says they hope to have a report ready for legislators by May 15. [Boston Herald]
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