Modern-Day Johnny Appleseed Has Planted 13,849 Trees

October 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: sneakerdog / cc Chances are that you’ve never heard of Gene DeSantis, but his story seems one destined for legend. In fact, he’s already being likened to a modern-day Johnny Appleseed. For almost three decades, DeSantis has made it his mission to plant trees throughout Baltimore — with nearly 14 thousand of them planted so far. And like that famed American naturalist before him, much of DeSantis’ everyday life is marked with a humility and spirit of volunteerism so rarely seen, yet so very needed…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Selling Home Solar Like a Cell Phone Plan (Video)

October 24, 2011 by  
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pink_dispatcher / CC BY-SA 2.0 The more people who get energy from clean sources like solar and wind, the better. That’s an unambiguous truism at this point. Yet two primary factors prevent more folks from plugging into renewable power: Cost and access. Most people have neither a) the option to plug into a big, centralized wind farm or solar array, nor b) the financial resources to pay the upfront costs for distributed projects like rooftop solar. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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