Archive for October 2019

Energy efficiency crucial for New Jersey’s future

Imagine two light bulbs side by side. One is a 12-watt LED bulb and the other is traditional 60-watt incandescent. When the switch is flipped, the two bulbs glow with the same amount of light. But the LED bulb uses 75-80 percent less energy. This means lower electric bills and less pollution. States are like…

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Massive bird losses should be ‘a rallying call to action’

Bird watchers all over New Jersey have been feeling something amiss. “I see lots of backyard birds like cardinals and robins, but I have to search harder to find birds that thrive in more natural habitats,” says Dr. Emile DeVito, staff biologist at New Jersey Conservation Foundation. “The birds are all still out there, but…

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