Stanford earth science students aim to introduce agroforestry – cheaper, more efficient and eco-friendly farming – in developing countries, but they’ve discovered there are many barriers.
East Palo Alto is planning to turn the vacant Cooley Landing into a bayfront park. It will add nine more acres of parkland to a city that does not have the state’s recommended number of parks per 1,000 people.
Household appliances draw surprisingly large amounts of energy during all hours they’re plugged in – even when they’re not in use. They are “energy vampires” that waste electricity and drive up power bills.
East Palo Alto plans to turn Cooley Landing, an abandoned peninsula, into a community park. The city planning commission unanimously approved the project and an environmental impact study is underway.