30% Tax Credit Reduces Cost Of Residential Solar…For Now

September 4, 2015 by  
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Solar energy has had many record-breaking years recently. The price of components has plummeted, production has ramped up, and the U.S. has an attractive federal tax credit that takes a big chunk out of the cost of a solar system. If you are…

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A Goat That Turns Office Paper Into Toilet Paper?

September 4, 2015 by  
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If you think you’ve heard it all, we have a new one for you. How does the idea of using toilet paper made from your boss’ memos sound to you? Thanks to Oriental, Co. Ltd., that could be a reality in your office. Oriental has invented a machine –…

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Two Reasons Why "Clean Coal" Has Moved Off Stage

July 18, 2011 by  
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” The Stage Of Dreams ” Image credit:Flickr, spiritz There are two main reasons clean coal has moved offstage and they have little to do with engineering feasibility or environmental impact potential. The promise of ‘clean coal’ for power production has faded from public discourse mainly because, to prove it works at commercial scale, the technology requires government support (citing high costs, privately sponsored tests have been scaled down or halted). Mustering more billions of government support now would contradict one of the ascendant US political narrative… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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BP Pipeline Spills Oil Onto Alaskan Tundra

July 18, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Ryan McFarland via Zieak /CC BY BP can’t seem to get enough of letting oil loose. It must be quite a rush — dumping toxic liquids on pristine environments, all the explosions, breaking records for the largest offshore oil disaster in American history. Whooo-weee! The latest, a spill resulting from a leak in BP’s Alaska pipeline, is no Gulf spill, to be sure. But it’s a reminder that where companies drill and transport oil — especially notoriously reckless companies like BP — that oil has a habit of spilling …… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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"Peak Fertilizer" To Make Manure A Valuable Commodity

December 6, 2010 by  
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Manure, runny. Image credit: USDA Synthetic fertilizer is likely to become significantly more costly for US farmers.

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