Rocky Mountain Institute Sees Renewable Energy Being 74% of US Energy Supply by 2050

September 12, 2011 by  
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images: Rocky Mountain Institute There are no shortage of transition plans mapping out how to move from our near-total reliance on fossil fuels today to renewable energy by 2050 . So many in fact that it should be clear that it’s not a question of if it can be done, but rather what is the best approach. Previewing their new book, Rocky Mountain Institute has just released an infographic sketching out their… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Stone Speakers From Audiomasons: Can They Really Be "20,000% More Sustainable"?

September 12, 2011 by  
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Image Credit Audiomasons The website from Audiomasons makes some remarkable claims for their stone speakers speakers: In addition to being one of the most sustainable materials on the planet, solid stone has unique acoustic properties that provides an audio experience of unmatched fidelity. Each pair of our speakers are unique masterpieces produced by our dedicated craftspeople, are up to 20,000% more sustainable than conventional equivalents, and are platinum level LEED-qualified. 20,000%, that’s a lot. How do they get that? … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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It’s Not Too Late to Plant a Fall Garden! What to Plant in Your Region Now

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Photo Credit: themissiah , Flickr Creative Commons Attribution License . Fall gardening is rewarding in a way that can be hard to explain. You get to plant and harvest in cooler weather, which is always nice. But it’s more than that. The variety of things you can harvest that you weren’t able to during the heat of summer, the return of cool-season veggies such as spinach and lettuce — both of these are reason enough. But there’s also the sense that you’re getting the most from your garden, and that’s always … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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