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    Largest Fossil Fuel Plant in New York City Could Become Nation’s First to Covert to Renewable Energy

    Largest Fossil Fuel Plant in New York City Could Become Nation’s First to Covert to Renewable Energy

    Could New York City’s largest fossil fuel powered generator be reimagined as renewable energy infrastructure? Queens-based developer Rise Light & Power, LLC (Rise) unveiled a proposal Tuesday to repower its Ravenswood Generating Station in Long Island City using offshore wind energy, a conversion that would mark a national first.  More From EcoWatch The Best Solar […]

    Is Tree Pollen More Allergic in Polluted Areas?

    Is Tree Pollen More Allergic in Polluted Areas?

    If you live in a polluted neighborhood, allergy season could be worse for you. A new study published in PLOS ONE Wednesday found that silver birch trees growing in more polluted areas of Poland had higher levels of the allergen Bet v1. “This research aligns with previous studies that have found that levels of allergic […]

    New App Shows Air Pollution Levels at London Tube Stations

    New App Shows Air Pollution Levels at London Tube Stations

    While taking public transit can help reduce pollution compared to individuals driving personal vehicles on the roads, there are some elements that leave more to be desired from passengers. For London Underground, the public rail often referred to as The Tube, poor air quality at various city stations has been a main concern. In response, […]

    <strong>Urban Gardening 101: Everything You Need to Know</strong>

    Urban Gardening 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Urban gardening refers to growing food in a heavily populated place like a town or a city. It doesn’t require a huge amount of land or space, just some determination and creativity. Urban gardens come in all shapes and sizes — from vertical green walls to gardens cultivated exclusively in pots.