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Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are terms referring to goods and habitats, services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems or the environment

Heat Relief: 10 Overlooked Low-Tech Ways To Keep Your House Cool

Posted by on July 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Heat Relief: 10 Overlooked Low-Tech Ways To Keep Your House Cool

Summer is almost here and the air is already full of the the sound of whining air conditioners, all seriously sucking kilowatts. Yet much of that air conditioning load could be reduced or the air conditioning season shortened if we did simple things, many of them common before air conditioning was common in North America. Here are some low-tech tips for keeping cool. The best ideas are those that keep the heat out of your home in the first place, rather than paying to pump it out after it gets in.

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Check Out Tesla’s New Master Plan: Electric Semis, Autonomous Buses, Solar and More

Posted by on July 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 4 Comments
Check Out Tesla’s New Master Plan: Electric Semis, Autonomous Buses, Solar and More

Check out Tesla’s latest master plan and let us know what you think of Elon Musk’s visions and goals.

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Why You Should Invest In Solar Power Companies and the Top 4 To Watch

Posted by on July 20, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Why You Should Invest In Solar Power Companies and the Top 4 To Watch

What a make a green and savvy investment? Think solar. Here are a few companies to keep your eye on.

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Indian State Plants 50 Million Trees In 24 Hours, Sets World Record

Posted by on July 18, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Indian State Plants 50 Million Trees In 24 Hours, Sets World Record

India is looking a lot greener lately, especially since men and women in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India joined together to plant 50 million trees in a single day earlier this week. The activists took on the task of reforesting the Indian state not only to improve the environment, but to claim massive bragging rights.

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10 Overlooked Low-Tech, Eco-Friendly Ways of Keeping Your Home Cool

Posted by on July 13, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 3 Comments
10 Overlooked Low-Tech, Eco-Friendly Ways of Keeping Your Home Cool

The generation before us knew how to keep cool with out fancy A/C systems. Maybe we can look at their ways and learn a thing or two. Read on…

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Clean Energy: Australia Connects World’s First Ever Wave Energy to its National Energy Grid [Video]

Posted by on July 12, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 3 Comments
Clean Energy: Australia Connects World’s First Ever Wave Energy to its National Energy Grid [Video]

Clean energy proponents say wave energy technology has enormous potential to provide zero emissions electricity to Australians.

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Incredible! This Eye Of Horus Home Is Entirely Self-Sufficient

Posted by on July 8, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 6 Comments
Incredible! This Eye Of Horus Home Is Entirely Self-Sufficient

“Sustainable Architecture meets the needs of its occupants, at anytime, anywhere, without jeopardizing the welfare and development of future generations. It involves honest commitment to human development and social stability, using architectural strategies to optimize resources and materials, promoting renewable energy, minimizing waste and emissions, maintenance, functionality and the price of the buildings and improving the quality of life of its occupants.” – Luis de Garrido (architect who designed the Eye of Horus Eco-House).

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First Self-Driving, 3D-Printed Smart Bus Hits the Streets of Washington, DC

Posted by on June 27, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
First Self-Driving, 3D-Printed Smart Bus Hits the Streets of Washington, DC

Olli, created by Arizona-based Local Motors, officially hit the streets of the nation’s capital Thursday. Using an app similar to Uber or Lyft, ride-seekers can order the bus to pick them up and drop them off at their destinations of choice.

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Portugal Ran Completely on Renewable Energy for 4 Days Straight – Proving Its Viability

Posted by on June 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Portugal Ran Completely on Renewable Energy for 4 Days Straight – Proving Its Viability

Environmentalists would be happy to know too that milestones for using renewable energy sources is also happening elsewhere in the world, including Germany and Denmark.

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The Demise of Rainwater

The Demise of Rainwater

Biochemical reactions take place (or, for that matter, do not take place…) at a specific temperature and pH. If the system or environment for that reaction is disturbed with respect to the acidity and temperature, then the reaction itself is interfered with.

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Scientists Just Discovered A Highly Efficient Way To Convert Trash Into Usable Fuel

Posted by on June 21, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 11 Comments
Scientists Just Discovered A Highly Efficient Way To Convert Trash Into Usable Fuel

As humans continue to create more than 100 million metric tons of polyethylene a year, scientists and environmentalists alike are scrambling to find a way to reverse the detrimental environmental effects of plastic waste.

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India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

If India can develop a 100% solar-powered airport, what is stopping the USA or any other country for that matter from doing this?!

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City in Philippines Authorizes Solar-Powered Vehicle to Curb Air Pollution [Photos]

Posted by on June 16, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
City in Philippines Authorizes Solar-Powered Vehicle to Curb Air Pollution [Photos]

The inventor of the solar vehicles, Yacov Maimon, said the solar technology of the vehicles is more efficient than others. “Unlike other solar technology, this does not need to be in direct sunlight; as long as there is light from the sun, it will charge.”

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Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Posted by on June 15, 2016 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Big banks are still funding extreme fossil fuels. Read this and be informed!

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The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Los Angeles has long been seen as one of the country’s most modern cities. But now, as our collective dependence on power has been found guilty of damaging our water, air, and climate, the city is taking steps to be part of the new future: a clean energy future.

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