Renewables Investment to Triple, Fukushima's Rat Problem, Earth Day Poll, The Environment's Kid Crusaders

The drastically decreasing cost of renewable energy is expected to lead to a tripling of investment by 2030.

The cooling pool at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant had to be shut down temporarily to extract two dead rats, marking the third time in about a month that the cooling system was put on pause due to “rat related issues.”

A new poll finds that Americans place less importance in environmental issues now than they did in 1971, a year after Earth Day was established.

It’s not often that we link to People magazine, but an exception is to be made for this story on three kids who are recycling jeans, converting cooking grease into fuel and keeping fresh groceries from ending up in landfills.

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