8 Goes Green

10/18/2014

Sustainable Living Fair in Columbia Promotes Future Thinking

Posted 11:50 AM 10/18/2014 by Ashley Holt, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA -Mid-Missouri Peaceworks hosted its Sustainable Living Fair today in Columbia's City Hall.

Residents were invited to partake in a variety workshops and approach booths that provided information on how to live more environmentally friendly lifestyles.

Topics covered included (More)...

City encourages a different way to take care of your lawn

10/17/2014

Columbia leads the way in reducing greenhouse gas emission

Posted 4:39 PM 10/3/2014 by Arial Ruffin, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Organic practices are being researched as means to counteract the increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in Missouri have increased substantially due to population growth, while GHG emissions in Columbia have declined, according to data from the the (More)...

10/23/2014

Environmentalist groups fight nuclear power plant licensing

Posted 3:30 PM 10/14/2014 by Brittany Rendak, KOMU 8 News

FULTON - Clean energy organizations around the U.S., including one from Missouri, filed a new petition to challenge the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's ability to issue new reactor licenses and license renewals.

The 17 groups argue that the NRC has not fully addressed the issues what (More)...

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