For every 100 lbs. you carry in your vehicle you lose about 1% in fuel economy. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Missing turns, backtracking, idling while trying to decipher a map—these waste gas and create unnecessary pollution. Knowing where you’re going in advance saves you time, money, and cuts your contribution to climate change. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Carpool, walk, bike, and take public transportation when you can. If you have to drive, make sure it is as fuel-efficient as possible. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
The politics of division won’t work to fight a threat like global warming. Portland Press Herald editorial The events of the last two years show that Americans know how to choose up sides and fight each other. But if we had to, could we put aside our differences and fight together? We are about to Read More
Animal farms account for 1/5 of the world’s climate-changing emissions. You don’t need to cut meat out of your diet entirely, but consider not eating meat once or twice a week. Even small changes can make a difference. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click Read More
Whether you’d never heard of electric cars, owned one for a while, or are anywhere in between, this was a great fun fall event, which was part of a national network of events happening all around the country for National Drive Electric Week. This event was hosted at the South Portland Community Center by the Read More
Save money and reduce your climate-changing pollution by hitting the cruise button on your car. Using cruise control saves gas by maintaining a constant speed, especially if you set it at or below the speed limit. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here. Read More
by Renee Cordes Mainebiz news story Mark Berry, the Nature Conservancy’s Maine forest program director, sees a bright future for carbon offset projects in the fight against climate change, like the one his group is launching on 124,000 forested acres along the St. John River. The project, announced June 26, involves a 10-year agreement with Read More
By Marianne Hill, Special to the BDN Bangor Daily News op-ed Flood zones in Maine have expanded, lobsters are moving north, and ticks and Lyme disease are on the rise, according to a University of Maine report. Cities, including Portland, are upgrading their infrastructure, and insurance policies, to cope with rising seas. Billions of dollars Read More