Washington DC – GBRI
 

On Monday, Washington DC received a month’s worth of rain in just a few hours, causing a flooding emergency that left commuters in hazardous conditions. Roads turned into rivers and basements into pools as the torrential rains overwhelmed the city’s storm-water system. The record-setting cloudburst unleashed four inches of water in a single hour, way […]

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Usually, people have two options when it comes to what they want to do with their body after death – cremation or burial. Now with Washington becoming the first US state to legalize human body composting, people there have a third alternative. The bill, signed by Governor and climate-focused presidential candidate Jay Inslee, would allow […]

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Notwithstanding the US government’s current climate policies that are not so environment-friendly, this is a bit of news that is heartening for all the climate activists. Last week, the nation’s capital Washington DC’s city council voted unanimously to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2032. Essentially this means that within 14 years, D.C.’s electric utilities […]

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