Planes, Trains, and…Electric Automobiles!

Planes, Trains, and…Electric Automobiles!

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are not just the latest fad in motorized vehicles. The transportation sector is one of the largest...
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We Break it Down for You: Composting and Food Waste Reduction Strategies

We Break it Down for You: Composting and Food Waste Reduction Strategies

by Darren Don
How have you been doing with reducing your food waste since our last discussion (see parts I and II)? As...
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The Importance of Sustainable Waste Management in a Circular Economy

The Importance of Sustainable Waste Management in a Circular Economy

by Zach Norton
In the wake of pandemic lockdowns and growing climate risks, citizens have become more proactive about finding ways to reduce...
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Ask Acterra: The effect of temperature on EV batteries

Ask Acterra: The effect of temperature on EV batteries

by Darren Don
Why does cold weather affect the range of an electric vehicle (EV) battery? You may have noticed that your battery...
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Beauty of the Bees: A Conversation with Peter Moskovits

Beauty of the Bees: A Conversation with Peter Moskovits

by Wendy Chou
Acterra recently had the chance to speak with Bay Area resident Peter Moskovits about his journey into the fascinating world...
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RainCharge: Generating Electricity from Rainfall

RainCharge: Generating Electricity from Rainfall

By Amrutha Rao, Cara Wang, and Colin Chu Powering a Sustainable Future We live in a world where climate change...
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The Complexity of Cell-Cultivated Meat

The Complexity of Cell-Cultivated Meat

by Morgan Clark
If you pay attention to climate-related news, you may know that two manufacturers were recently FDA-approved to sell cell-cultivated chicken....
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The Social Cost of Carbon, The Most Important Number You’ve Probably Never Heard of

The Social Cost of Carbon, The Most Important Number You’ve Probably Never Heard of

by Joey Sausville
As Californians are well aware, wildfires, floods, and other extreme weather events are striking the Golden State with increasing frequency....
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East, West, Fresh is the Best: Inaccurate “best-by” dates are leading to food waste

East, West, Fresh is the Best: Inaccurate “best-by” dates are leading to food waste

by Kiran Bengard
The food industry is full of confusing and even misleading labels. Every time I go to the grocery store, I...
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The Inflation Reduction Act: One Year Later

The Inflation Reduction Act: One Year Later

by Hanan Abdillahi
At the one-year anniversary of the historic Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) signed last August, you may be wondering where things...
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It’s Time to Start Paying Attention to Electric School Buses

It’s Time to Start Paying Attention to Electric School Buses

by Joey Sausville
It’s well documented that transportation is the biggest source of greenhouse gases in California. As the state’s largest mass transportation...
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All-Electric Road Trip to Central California

All-Electric Road Trip to Central California

by Kathleen Goforth
After staying close to home for three years to avoid COVID, my husband Andy and I were eager for a...
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