Maven Moment: Doing Laundry by Hand

April 22, 2020 by  
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Laundromats in my area have closed amid concerns about coronavirus. … The post Maven Moment: Doing Laundry by Hand appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Five Environmental Campaigns for the 50th Earth Day

April 22, 2020 by  
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April 22, 2020, marks 50 years since the day that … The post Five Environmental Campaigns for the 50th Earth Day appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Cultivating the coexistence of agriculture and solar farms

April 13, 2017 by  
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Solar farming greatly can improve farmers’ livelihoods and impacts, but policymakers are raising concerns about solar panels replacing farmland.

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April 13, 2017 by  
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Solar farming greatly can improve farmers’ livelihoods and impacts, but policymakers are raising concerns about solar panels replacing farmland.

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Siemens To Reduce Its US Wind Energy Taskforce By 38% Over Concerns About Federal Tax Credit

September 21, 2012 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Wind turbine producer Siemens has announced that it will reduce its US wind energy workforce by 38% due to adverse market conditions caused by the uncertain future of the wind energy tax credit,  price competition from natural gas and sluggish growth in electricity demand. The company said the cutbacks were necessary until market demand for turbines revives. Recent estimates suggest that while US turbine installations could reach 12GW this year, the figure could plunge to between 1.5GW and 3GW in 2013, as developers freeze projects depending on Congress’ willingness to extend the federal production tax credit (PTC). Read the rest of Siemens To Reduce Its US Wind Energy Taskforce By 38% Over Concerns About Federal Tax Credit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bio mimicry , biomimicry , dinosaurs , enhancements , siemens , wind energy tax credit , Wind Farms , wind turbine add-ons , wind turbines

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Yahoo! Study Finds the American Dream Home is Turning Green

January 14, 2012 by  
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The great American Dream has long been home ownership. Yahoo! finds that dream is being redefined by concerns about energy efficiency, affordability and sustainability.

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Wood Industry Opposes Biomass Power Too

September 13, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Land Rover Our Planet , used under Creative Commons license. Only yesterday Matt posted a video on why replacing coal with forest-based biomass fuels is no climate solution. And now we hear news that the UK wood industry is raising serious concerns about the use of biomass as a replacement for coal. Surely though, folks who sell wood would be happy about a new … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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New Guidelines Help Chicago Businesses Address Greenwashing

September 23, 2010 by  
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The Foresight Sustainable Business Alliance (FSBA) recently adopted a code of ethics that includes procedures for evaluating and addressing false green marketing claims. The committee will carry out reviews of green claims on behalf of its members, mediate green marketing conflicts among members, and also raise greenwashing concerns about the marketing claims of non-members

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Renovation Turns Old House Into Green Healthy House With Near Zero Heating Bills

May 13, 2010 by  
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all images and videos by Lloyd Alter We know that almost half of our energy is consumed by buildings, and there are a lot of concerns about what to do with our older housing stock. In Kitchener Ontario, a non-profit called REEP (Residential Energy Efficiency Project) is doing an interesting experiment: They are taking two almost identical century homes and renovating them. One with a light touch, investing C$ 25K and cutting energy consumption in half; the other, a no-holds-barred lets-try-everything and go for net zero energy

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Sen. Sanders Tells It Like It Is About the Climate Bill

March 29, 2010 by  
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via allamericanpatriots.com Sen.

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