US Geothermal Power Potential 10x That Of Coal Power Plants, New Analysis Shows

October 26, 2011 by  
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© SMU Geothermal Laboratory A new assessment of the geothermal power potential of the United States shows that the nation has roughly 3 million megawatts available and waiting to be tapped using the latest enhanced geothermal drilling methods — that’s 10 times the installed capacity of the nation’s coal-fired power plants…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Giant Melting Crayon Sculptures Highlight Raging Wildfires, Record Heat in Texas

October 26, 2011 by  
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Ashton Thornhill/National Ranching Heritage Center /Promo image The massive flames licking the ground around the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas, reach up to eight feet high, glowing bright red, orange, and yellow against the dusty backdrop. Fortunately, these “flames” pose no threat to the array of nearby trees, grasses, and buildings — and if the record-breaking heat keeps up, they may just melt away altogether…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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500 MW Solar Power Plant Will Be Southwest Africa’s Largest

October 26, 2011 by  
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Santiago Medem / CC BY-SA 2.0 A massive new solar power plant is in the works for Namibia , Renewable Energy World reports. The proposed project, to be built near the capital Windhoek by SSI Energy Solutions, currently has a power purchase agreement with the Namibian governme… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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16 Year Old Builds Tiny House for a Mortgage-Free Future (Video)

October 26, 2011 by  
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Fair Companies /Video screen capture The recent housing and economic crises has many people rethinking what they really need—not least those who are just starting out on their journey into adulthood and independence. Austin Hay, a highschool student from Sonoma, has an alternative plan. He’s been building a tiny 130-square foot home that he plans to take with him to college, and wherever he moves onto from there. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Is Skeptic Monckton Really Sascha Barron Cohen? (Video)

October 25, 2011 by  
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The Hamster Wheel /Video screen capture From his bizarrely hypocritical claim that non-scientists shouldn’t talk climate science to being told pointedly by the UK House of Lords that he should not pretend to be one of them , arch-climate skeptic Viscount Christopher Monckton is no stranger to controversy. And while a

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Welcome to the New TreeHugger!

October 25, 2011 by  
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‘Green Phase’ Traffic Signal is Great for Cyclists!

October 24, 2011 by  
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StreetFilms /Video screen capture No Longer Stuck in the Middle, Waiting for Left Turns I’ve said it again and again: To increase cycling as a main form of transportation, our roads need to be modified to make it safer and more convenient for people on bikes to get where they’re going. This means physically separated bike lanes ,

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India Will Install 3,000 MW Wind Power This Year, Up 39% From 2010

October 24, 2011 by  
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Land Rover Our Planet / CC BY-ND 2.0 India’s making some good progress in wind power : According the HSBC Global Research (via Business Standard ), India is on track to install 2,984 MW of new wind power in 2011 — … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Hibiscus and Ginger Sangría

October 24, 2011 by  
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© Jerry James Stone via Flickr This sangría recipe was inspired by the Agua de Flor de Jamaica that I order from my neighborhood taqueria. It’s so refreshing and flavorful. But like the punch bowl at a high school prom, I often find myself tempted to spike it. So I did! Enjoy…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How a Medieval Spanish Ghost Town Became a Self Sufficient Ecovillage (Video)

October 24, 2011 by  
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Fair Companies / YouTube video Screengrab via OWOO From anarchist bed-and-breakfasts through off-grid communities producing cutting edge animation to a co-housing community that incorporates a working farm , we’ve seen plenty of ex… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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