Watch: Renewables Outpace Natural Gas Additions In The U.S. Yet Again
In 2017, renewables accounted for nearly 50 percent of all new energy capacity additions in the United States. In total, the U.S. added 12,270 megawatts (MW) of biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, and wind energy capacity. This marks the fourth year in a row that renewables outpaced natural gas in terms of energy capacity additions in the U.S. While it’s true that renewables are on the rise, the aforementioned figures don’t reflect the nation’s total energy capacity Coal still accounts for roughly 23 percent. Wind and solar energy combined is still less than 10 percent. The U.S. is second only to China in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, contributing 15 percent of the global total of carbon dioxide emissions in 2015.
Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees: Tips from TreeNewal
Join ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal as he examines the aftermath of lightning damage on a pecan tree. In this insightful video, Wes highlights the path taken by the lightning bolt through the tree, causing superheating of the water inside. The resulting vapor expansion creates visible damage to the tree. The tree’s survival […]
Transforming Coverage to Meet Healthcare Needs with SCAN Health Plan
John Petito, SVP of Transformation at SCAN Health Plan joins the podcast to share his story and how his work is helping enable new types of healthcare coverage for diverse populations. Join us to hear how Health Plans are beginning to evolve their approach to addressing the needs of older adults and the LGBTQ+ community […]
Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham
In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of […]