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Affordable Ways to Live Sustainably

Posted by on November 14, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Affordable Ways to Live Sustainably

There are many ways to bring sustainability into your life without breaking your budget — in fact, it can even help you save money. From breaking bad habits around the house to making upgrades in your home, you can live guilt-free and keep your newly saved dollar bills.

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Study Shows 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is Possible by 2050 and Would Create Millions of New Jobs

Posted by on November 10, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Study Shows 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is Possible by 2050 and Would Create Millions of New Jobs

The German non-profit Energy Watch Group (EWG) teamed up with Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology to present a study at the COP23 climate summit. The results of the study show “that a 100% renewable electricity system is an effective and urgently needed climate protection measure. A global zero emission power system is feasible and more cost-effective than the existing system based on nuclear and fossil fuel energy.”

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Electric Cars and Surging Solar Spell Market Doom for Fossil Fuels

Posted by on October 24, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Electric Cars and Surging Solar Spell Market Doom for Fossil Fuels

As an increasing number of nations make plans for banning gas and diesel vehicles within the coming decades, and drivers gain an awareness of the benefits associated with electric vehicles, researchers are prediciting notable consequences for dirty energy sources as the public shifts toward favoring renewable alternatives.

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Look How Much Wind and Solar Energy Have Grown in the U.S. Since 2007

Posted by on August 7, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Look How Much Wind and Solar Energy Have Grown in the U.S. Since 2007

How much do you think wind and solar have grown in the last 10 years? These numbers may surprise you!

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China Unveils World’s Cutest Solar Farm In The Shape Of A Panda

Posted by on July 5, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
China Unveils World’s Cutest Solar Farm In The Shape Of A Panda

Shaped like a panda — China’s most beloved animal, the solar farm was installed by Panda Green Energy. In its first phase, the Panda Power Plant can generate 50 megawatts (MW) of clean energy. When completed, the panda power plant will have an aggregate installed capacity of 100 MW.

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US Generates 10% Of Its Electricity From Renewables For First Time Ever

Posted by on June 16, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
US Generates 10% Of Its Electricity From Renewables For First Time Ever

Based on weather patterns from previous years, the EIA predicted that the country would again generate over 10 percent of its electricity from renewables in April.

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‘World’s Most Ambitious Target’ to Go 100% Renewables Passes in California Senate

Posted by on June 4, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘World’s Most Ambitious Target’ to Go 100% Renewables Passes in California Senate

“Today, we passed the most ambitious target in the world to expand clean energy and put Californians to work,” said Senate Leader Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles.

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World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

Posted by on April 18, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

The new “Saudi Vision 2030” aims at reducing the big oil producer’s reliance on oil. Yes, you heard that right – read this.

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These 25 U.S. Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by on March 23, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
These 25 U.S. Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Want to know the US cities that are leading the way in committing to renewable energy? Read this.

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Breakthrough: Alaska Airlines Makes First Commercial Flight with Renewable Energy

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Breakthrough: Alaska Airlines Makes First Commercial Flight with Renewable Energy

The plane reportedly made the journey using a partial alternative fuel made from the bark of trees recycled from the harvesting of managed forests.

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Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Posted by on January 17, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Crops are grown at Australia’s Sundance Farm in a hydroponic greenhouse lined with water-drenched cardboard, which means there is no need for soil, fossil fuels, groundwater, or pesticides.

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WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

Posted by on January 17, 2017 in Environment with 1 Comment
WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

You’re NOT going to believe this – Wyoming senators have proposed a new bill that will FINE for using renewable energy! Read this!

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The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

Posted by on December 27, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

The field of biosolar technology, which uses biological material to trap the sun’s energy, promises to revolutionize solar power as conventional solar cells are often not very environmentally friendly to produce despite their rapidly decreasing cost. Though the field of solar power has been dominated for years by photo-voltaic cells, the idea of harnessing the photosynthetic components of living organisms is very appealing.

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The World’s First Solar Road Opens in France

Posted by on December 25, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
The World’s First Solar Road Opens in France

Can we create energy for the world simply by driving our cars on special paneled roads? France thinks so and has just opened the first prototype in Normandy.

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If Las Vegas Can Do It… ‘Sin City’ Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by on December 23, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
If Las Vegas Can Do It… ‘Sin City’ Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

Hopefully what happens in Vegas doesn’t just stay in Vegas, because the gambling capitol now runs entirely on renewable energy. Here’s how…

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