China’s Offshore Wind Growth Surges 487.9%

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The latest data from China’s leading industry body for the wind power sector indicates that the country’s offshore wind capacity posted a surge in growth last year. The 2014 China Wind Power Installation Capacity Statistics (2014年中国风电装机容量统计) just released by the Chinese Wind Energy Association indicate that in 2014 ...

Vegan Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Sunflower Seeds {Gluten-Free}

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A crunchy and refreshing vegan kale and brussels sprouts salad with sunflower, pumpkin and hemp seeds for added crunch, drizzled with a creamy vegan based aioli sauce. Perfect for Spring! I love kale salads. Sometimes I forget that I love them and go months without them. And then ...

Americans want more solar and wind, not coal

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A new Gallup poll shows that broad majorities of Americans want more emphasis on renewable energy sources like wind and solar, while coal remains least popular. Here’s the main table from the Gallup poll:As you can see in the table above, the poll shows that a full 79% ...

5 Holistic Ingredients To Look For When Relieving Spring Allergies

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Now that spring is (finally!) in the air, we can look forward to blue skies, backyard BBQs, fresh blooms and, unfortunately, the sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes that come with the season's allergies. Sure you can take standard allergy meds, but those can leave you feeling sluggish or ...

The Language of Vegan Food and Why It’s So Important

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“You are what you eat.” We have all heard that saying. I eat whole foods that are healthy and natural – fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds. I also eat some foods that use plant-based ingredients to create vegan versions of other foods such ...

US Solar & Wind Associations Release Renewable Energy Handbook

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Published on March 31st, 2015 |by Joshua S Hill Two US renewable energy associations, the American Wind Energy Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association, have jointly published a handbook that details how states can incorporate renewable energy into their plans to comply with US policy regulations. The ...

The Mining Industry’s Surprising Turn to Solar and Wind Energy

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Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Informed Comment. When mining professionals the world over descended on Toronto’s 2015 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention (PDAC) at the beginning of March, the investment outlook at one of the industry’s most important events was dim. A global economic ...

Wind power or hot air? Foes question Christie’s shift on clean energy.

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ATLANTIC CITY — Just off this city’s famous coastline is one of the windiest stretches of the Mid-Atlantic, where constant breezes can fill a sail or — in theory — turn the blades of a wind turbine. It’s a place the state’s Republican governor invoked in 2010 in ...

Berry Mango Sorbet With Banana and Pineapple [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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Dairy FreeHealthyKid-FriendlyRaw VeganSoy FreeVeganWheat Free I am 19 and have been blissfully vegan for over two years. On my blog – This Rawsome Vegan Life – I share my own recipes and experiences in the raw food lifestyle. I believe food is love, love is happiness, and happiness ...

How Long Can Oceans Continue To Absorb Earth’s Excess Heat? by Cheryl Katz: Yale Environment 360

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ALSO FROM YALE e360Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? POSTED ON 30 Mar 2015 IN Biodiversity Climate Climate Oceans Oceans Science & Technology Antarctica and the Arctic

Wind Replaces Coal, Geothermal Overtakes Gas As Major Sources Of Power Generation In New Zealand

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Published on March 31st, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha Renewable energy sources contributed about 80% to the total electricity generated in New Zealand in 2014, latest figures released by the government show. According to Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, the share of electricity generated from renewable energy sources,

'Eye-Catching' Gains in Renewable Energy Investment

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2014 was a year of “eye-catching steps forward for renewable energy,” the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) highlights in its Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015 report. Renewable power generation capacity – excluding large-scale hydropower – reached the historic 100-gigawatts level as investment “rallied strongly after two ...

Organizations Sign On To Help Keep Our Fisheries On The Right Track

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H.R. 1335, a bill currently before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, would significantly undermine the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the primary law governing management of U.S. ocean fish. The undersigned organizations represent members and supporters that are deeply invested in the productivity of our ...

India Eyes Dollar Power To Cut Solar Tariff

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Published on March 30th, 2015 |by Anand Upadhyay India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has asked all Indian states to come up with their own state level policy and targets, as part of the country’s efforts to increase its solar power installations. In a written reply to ...

Plastic in the oceans inspires documentary

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ENCINITAS — While on a walk on the beach with his wife Maxine a couple of years ago, Philippe Carillo came across a plastic bag on the shore. By the end of their walk, they had filled the bag full with more plastic and trash.Wondering where it was ...

Vegan Green Bean Fries with Hemp Seeds {Gluten-Free}

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Skip the deep fried calories filled potato fries and go with uber healthy yet equally delicious baked green bean fries coated in toasted and nutty hemp seeds. Gluten-Free too!So it’s not secret. I love fries, and all things potato related in general. I have a particular weakness for ...

Sustainable material pioneers: what does the future hold?

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In a recent live chat, experts took questions on the future of sustainable materials in the fashion industry. Here we round up the highlightsWednesday 1 April 2015 10.18 EDTLast modified on Wednesday 1 April 2015 10.21 EDTIt’s likely that you’re wearing cotton or polyester, two of the fashion ...

People-centric smart cities: five ways technology can support better urban living

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By Dario HidalgoApril 1, 20150 Comments Cities worldwide can become smarter by using technology to make public transport more efficient, sustainable, and effective at meeting the mobility needs of their residents. Photo by Cristina Valencia/Flickr. What are smart cities? While there isn’t a standard definition, consensus is growing ...

St Just children collect thousands of plastic bottle tops as part of marine pollution project

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St Just schoolchildren have joined with local environmentalists to gather up plastic bottle tops as part of a countywide project to raise awareness of the scale of the problem of marie litter. Over the past four months, volunteers from The Friends of Portheras Cove and St Just Primary ...

Brazilian Fisheries: Big, Beautiful and Complex

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I recently visited Brazil for the first time to work with our partners in Fish Forever to choose sites to work in over the next several years, with the goal of turning fisheries with declining yields and profits into success stories for fishermen, their communities, and the environment.


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Growing vegetables doesn't get any easier than this...give it a try.1) CARROTS Find a plot of soil (or a deep pot) that is deep enough to handle this root vegetable. Carrots are ready for harvest when their tops extend above the soil line. If you start running out ...

Hawaii offshore wind energy aims for trifecta

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Published on March 29th, 2015 |by Tina Casey It’s going to be a complicated dance around Hawaii’s powerful tourism, military, and ocean resource stakeholders, but the Danish wind energy consortium AWE has figured out a way to juggle all three interests while parking a pair of massive new ...

Tandoori Cauliflower Wraps [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Dairy FreeHealthyNut FreeSoy FreeSugar Free / Low SugarVeganWheat Free Danielle Dewar is a passionate baker and the woman behind the blogs Baking Backwards and Our Vegitable. Danielle has been tinkering with gluten-free baking for the past three years to improve her health and quality of life. Danielle's recipes ...

The Fresh Approach to an Eco Friendly Baby Shower

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If there’s ever a perfect time to host a fresh and eco-friendly celebration, it’s for the coming of a new baby.A newborn is pure and reminds us of new beginnings and the miracle of nature.There are many ways, both new and old, you can create a natural, healthy ...

Passion Fruit Matcha Coconut Layered Cake [Vegan]

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Hi there, I'm Michaell! One year ago, I made the decision to stop eating processed foods. My challenge: my husband is such a picky eater that he would win against a 2 year old. Since many of my friends come to me for recipes on how to eat ...

Sacramento poised to ban plastic bags

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Plastic grocery bags will be on their way out in Sacramento if the City Council votes tonight to approve an ordinance banning them starting Jan. 1. Stores could still provide paper or resusable bags to shoppers, but would have to charge at least 10 cents for each one.

Sacramento City Council approves urban farm ordinance

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Buying locally sourced fruits and vegetables may soon become as simple as walking over to a neighbor’s garden, thanks to a new urban farm ordinance passed Tuesday night by the Sacramento City Council. In a 6-1 vote, the city effectively opened the door to minifarms on private properties ...

Major Nutrition Group Agrees To Stop Endorsing Slices Of Fake Cheese

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"Major Nutrition Group Agrees To Stop Endorsing Slices Of Fake Cheese" Kraft Singles products on display at a market in Palo Alto, Calif. After outrage among its member dietician groups, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will end its partnership with the Kraft Food Groups that allowed the ...

Octopus’s garden: A TED Fellow with a radical approach to saving fisheries

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Eco-entrepreneur Alasdair Harris is passionate about conserving marine biodiversity, and he’s doing it in unusual ways. While most marine conservationists focus on what’s in the water, Harris’ company Blue Ventures works with people in poverty-stricken coastal communities to engage them in rebuilding tropical fisheries and in the process ...

Transition Roadshow 2015

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Next April will see one of the four national Transition Roadshows here in Berkhamsted.With the other Transition Towns in Beds, Bucks and Herts we have formed Three Counties in Transition to create a week of in-depth Transition.The week will start in Milton Keynes on 18th April at their ...

Move Over Vegan Cheese, Plant-Based Scrambled Eggs Are Hitting the Market

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What should you eat when the craving strikes for scrambled eggs, but you prefer to keep your diet plant-based? Why not try a vegan scrambled egg? No, we don’t mean a tofu scramble (though those are pretty darned delicious), we mean a packaged mix that replicates scrambled eggs ...


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Sunny Side Up Eggs on Asparagus and Brussels Sprouts Hash {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

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These sunny side up eggs on asparagus and brussels sprouts hash make for a low carb, protein and veggie filled way to start the day. Serve drizzled with a mayo pesto sauce. Both gluten-free and dairy-free. I’m sure you all know by now that I love to have ...

Asian solar spending helps drive renewable energy boom

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Almost half of global investment in new electricity generation last year was in renewables, thanks to a hike in investment by developing countries, says a UN report. Global investment in green energy rose 17 per cent, but developing countries saw a surge of 36 per cent. The big ...

Inhabit documentary explores permaculture in principle and practice (Review)

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Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Living / Culture March 27, 2015 This Kickstarter-funded film delivers a beautiful portrait of permaculture's potential in both rural and urban settings. I've been an informal student of permaculture for a number of years now, and have a great respect for the concepts in general,

Oceans in Crisis: One Woman Will Cross the Pacific to Raise Awareness

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"Our goal is to become a transit country for transport, power transmissions, gas pipelines and fiber optics," said Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan. The following passages are excerpted from Eduardo Galeano's book "Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History." Sonya Baumstein has rowed across the ...

Global Transition Movement Conference returns to the UK

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It has been announced that changemakers from across the world will be travelling to Devon, UK, the birthplace of the Transition movement, in September 2015. The Transition Network’s landmark International Conference will be held from 18th-20th September with over 350 Transition representatives from across the globe expected to ...

Fife Diet Achievements and Reflections

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Why don’t we eat more food from near where we live?This was the simple question that began the Fife Diet – a year long local food experiment which has since morphed into an exploration of what sustainable food looks like, and a hundred more questions. Over an eight ...

Detroit Bikes to build 2,415 custom 'Fat Tire' bikes for New Belgium Brewing Company

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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about New Belgium Brewing Company, which brews "Fat Tire" amber ale, has commissioned the Detroit manufacturer to build 2,415 custom bikes for next year To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and ...

North West Bicester eco-town is the UK’s first zero carbon community

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The master plan of the North West Bicester eco-community, “UK’s most sustainable development”, has been proposed by the UK-based shared ownership and affordable housing organization A2Dominion. Construction began on the first homes as part of the initial Exemplar phase of the project. The zero carbon homes, some of ...

Natural dyes v synthetic: which is more sustainable?

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Colours derived from plants may appear more planet-friendly than man-made dyes, but the case isn’t clear-cut “I have workers in my factory who spend two to four hours everyday going to collect water, with no guarantees they’ll even find it,” says Sonal Baid, founder of Aura Herbal Wear,

Why Eating Sustainable Seafood Matters

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Eighteen months ago, I decided to give up tuna for a year. You're probably wondering why a chef would do this. I've seen tuna across the food spectrum: I've watched them swimming in the Monterey Bay Aquarium, witnessed fishermen unload 600-pound Bluefin at Tsukiji Fish Market, and enjoyed ...

Natural dyes v synthetic: which is more sustainable?

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Colours derived from plants may appear more planet-friendly than man-made dyes, but the case isn’t clear-cutTuesday 31 March 2015 05.40 EDTLast modified on Tuesday 31 March 2015 06.29 EDT“I have workers in my factory who spend two to four hours everyday going to collect water, with no guarantees ...

Employee Wellness Programs Are Due for an Overhaul

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Your employee wellness program probably includes all the latest bells and whistles: flu shots, health fairs, an on-site fitness center and maybe even team challenges with company-issued FitBits the boss is very proud of. Yet, something is still missing -- and that something is employee participation. Healthy, fit ...

Miami Science Barge wins Knight award

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The Miami Science Barge is envisioned as a marine innovation lab, a hybrid between a floating urban farm and environmental education center powered by renewable energy. The concept was one of 32 winners nationwide in the inaugural Knight Cities Challenge. The goal of the winning proposal, submitted by ...

Pesticides and Infertility: Why Organic Food Might Be Better for Sperm

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The troubling link between pesticide exposure and fertility isn’t new; scientists have already established that people who work with pesticides tend to have lower fertility than people who don’t. But for the majority of us who don’t work with chemicals, diet is the biggest source of exposure, says ...

Plastic pollution found inside dead seabirds

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POST-MORTEM examinations on puffins found dead on a Scottish island have found their stomachs littered with small plastic pellets used in the manufacturing industry. Known as ‘nurdles’, the pellets are the raw materials used to make plastic items and are a growing cause of pollution in the world’s ...

Lazy Cleaning Tricks for a Spotless Home

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Featuring fresh takes and real-time analysis from HuffPost's signature lineup of contributors From the most trusted source in home improvement, BobVila.com is the ultimate toolbox for renovating, repairing, and restoring your home. Struggling to find the time -- nay, the motivation -- to get all your chores done?

Solar, Wind Industries Release ‘How-To’ Handbook for Cutting Carbon Emissions

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Rhone ReschMarch 30, 2015| For states looking to meet new obligations under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) have jointly published a handbook detailing how to incorporate renewable energy into state plans to cut carbon ...

Tackling Food Waste in Sussex

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You and I have something in common. Food. Getting together to cook, share a meal, and swap stories is something we can all relate to. On the flip side of this we instinctively know there’s something bad about wasting food. That’s why I wanted to write about Brighton ...

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