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Solar Power Growth & Government Incentives

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7 mentions2 hours ago
Published on August 31st, 2015 | by Steve Hanley US renewable energy subsidies are scheduled to expire on December 31, 2016. What will replace them? The answer may well depend ...

See the Whales Swimming in an Ocean of 70,000 Plastic Water Bottles

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14 mentions3 hours ago
Running a road race—whether it’s a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or the grueling 26.2-mile distance of a full marathon—is certainly an accomplishment worth celebrating. But after the cheering crowds have ...

Plastic: the wonder material filling our oceans and beaches

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19 mentions4 hours ago
Since the 1950s, when mass production of plastics began in earnest, the world has embraced their ease of use and robustness. But with millions of tonnes of of plastic debris ...

Tangy Mushroom Skewers [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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5 mentions6 hours ago
Natalie Tamara blogs over at The Tofu Diaries, where she shares plant-based recipes, travel tales, and tips for cruelty-free living. On a mission to prove every myth about veggie travel ...

Sweet Summer Rolls [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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4 mentions6 hours ago
i am minimalist vegan JENNY MUSTARD – fashion blogger, food vlogger, and design lover. one of the most fun things about my job is making videos. i’ve got a youtube ...

10 GW Solar Power Policy Launched In Gujarat

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5 mentions2 days ago
Published on August 29th, 2015 | by Saurabh Mahapatra The Department of Energy and Petrochemicals has released a new solar policy for the Indian state of Gujarat which aims to ...

Bikes were invented because a volcano killed all the horses

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50 mentions6 hours ago
In 1818, Baron Karl von Drais of Baden, Germany patented the design for a two-wheeled Laufmaschine, or “running machine.” It consisted of two in-line wheels beneath a seat and handlebars,

Plastic Pollution Coalition

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2015 Plastic Pollution Coalition Video - Narrated by PPc Notable supporter, actor Jeff Bridgeswww.plasticpollutioncoalition.org Plastic Pollution Coalition - Overview Narrated by Jeff Bridges SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe994Loading...Loading...Working...SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe994Loading...Loading...Working...Add toWant to watch this again later?Sign ...

Animals without borders: The challenge of protecting our oceans –...

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14 mentions7 hours ago
Humpback whale calf in Hawaii. Found in all the world’s oceans, humpbacks migrate thousands of miles between calving and feeding grounds; the population that feeds in Monterey Bay in September ...

Bald Hills Wind Farm: Time-Lapse Video Of Wind Turbine Construction

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12 mentions4 hours ago
Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Derek Markham What does it take to build a 2 MW wind turbine? This time-lapse video of the construction of a wind turbine ...

How fixed-gear bikes can confuse Google’s self-driving cars

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78 mentions4 hours ago
Earlier this month in Austin, a cyclist and a Google self-driving car met at a four-way stop. This likely wasn’t the first time a Google self-driving vehicle has encountered a ...

The Foodie's Travel Guide to the World's Most Sustainable Restaurants

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23 mentions6 hours ago
With a busy week behind you and the weekend within reach, there’s no shame in taking things a bit easy on Friday afternoon. With this in mind, every Friday TriplePundit will give ...

Fossil Fuels Losing Cost Advantage Over Solar, Wind, IEA Says

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The cost of producing electricity from renewable sources such as solar and wind has dropped significantly over the past five years, narrowing the gap with power generated from fossil fuels ...

Where Plastic Really Goes When You Throw It Out: From Harming Marine Life, Back to People

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16 mentions2 hours ago
Plastic is a waste material that negatively impacts everything it touches. And as scientists become more aware of what’s going on in our oceans in regards to pollution, we’re finding ...

Stunning Beach Avenue is an eco-friendly home in Australia

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7 mentions8 hours ago
The two-bedroom home is divided into three levels, with the bedrooms located on the top floor inside a pointed volume wrapped in timber and bisected by a small courtyard. The ...

Farming Pioneer Joel Salatin’s Secrets to Reconnecting with Your Food

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18 mentions5 hours ago
Joel Salatin is the owner and Farmer of Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virginia. In 1961, the Salatins bought and restored an old farm in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.

Put Down That Face Scrub"€”It Just Released 100,000 Plastic Particles Into the Ocean

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7 mentions5 hours ago
Go to a beach cleanup and you’ll find that cigarette butts are one of the most abundant items polluting the marine environment. But that’s only because we can’t see the ...

What's the story behind ghost bikes? by Grist

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Beacon empowers writers by letting you fund their work directly. That means you, the reader, decide which writers and stories get published instead of advertisers. There are hundreds of projects ...

Distributed Solar Power Developer In India Attracts $150 Million Investment

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Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Smiti Mittal There’s no stopping foreign investors and private equity funds investing in the Indian renewable energy sector. Global infrastructure investment fund I ...

Millions of plastic particles found in cosmetic products

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Everyday cosmetic and cleaning products contain huge quantities of plastic particles, which are released to the environment and could be harmful to marine life, according to a new study. Research ...

Pedestrians Will Take Over Paris For ‘A Day Without Car’

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Published on August 27th, 2015 | by Derek Markham What would a car-free Paris look like? This September, we’ll get to find out, as this French city hosts its “Day ...

Sweden's oceans ambassador fights for a sustainable blue economy

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24 mentions3 days ago
To risk a truism: The oceans do a lot for us. The currents drive the climate and the monsoons, ocean water absorbs carbon and heat from that pesky atmosphere, aquatic ...

Greenbush homestead flourishes with help of permaculture

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5 mentions7 hours ago
GREENBUSH, Maine — Heather Omand, wearing a straw hat to protect against the hot summer sun, crouched down to pick up a handful of rich soil from the long raised-bed ...

Nicolas Tye Architects Create A Modern and Eco-Friendly Studio On The Ruins Of An Old Barn

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Nicolas Tye started his architecture firm in his private home, but soon he had more employees than he had space, so they needed to expand. Tye chose to keep the ...

Asian Cabbage and Chicken Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

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8 mentions15 hours ago
A crunchy, creamy refreshing shredded cabbage and chicken salad with toasted almonds and an Asian based creamy tahini dressing makes for a perfect weeknight summer meal. Minimal cooking required. Gluten-Free ...

New study quantifies microplastics pollution

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4 mentions3 days ago
PLYMOUTH, England, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Though tiny, it's not hard to find microbeads, or microplastics, in the cosmetics industry. They're in toothpastes, facial soaps, exfoliants and more. It's an ...

River Road Resilient Food System: Suburban Permaculture at Work

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2 mentions6 hours ago
“You don't have to move to live in a better neighborhood.” Half of all Americans live in suburbia. I... Taking out a driveway and reclaiming automobile space can be one ...

New Electric Vehicle Speed Record Set By Speedy VBB-3 Despite Wet Salt

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Published on August 27th, 2015 | by Tina Casey Did you know that Utah’s famous Bonneville Salt Flats, home of the international auto extravaganza Speed Week, are bleeding salt and ...

Modular BEEcosystem observation hive brings honeybees inside your home

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11 mentions19 hours ago
Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Living / Lawn & Garden August 27, 2015 In a bid to get more people reconnected with the nature of their food, Living Interiors' new modular observation ...

What's Next For US Renewable Energy Subsidies?

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1 mentions6 hours ago
Published on August 31st, 2015 | by Steve Hanley US renewable energy subsidies are scheduled to expire on December 31, 2016. What will replace them? The answer may well depend ...

Electric Vehicle Survey Reminder

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2 mentions15 hours ago
If you, like me, are a “wannabe” EV owner, here’s one last reminder to complete the survey below. You can also click this link and complete it there. In either ...

Rechargeable batteries: Which are the most eco-friendly?

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3 mentions1 day ago
Q. I recently moved to a remote area where electricity delivery is sometimes unreliable, so I have battery-powered backup devices. I want to get in a big supply of rechargeable batteries. There ...

Watch The Swirling Islands Of Plastic Trash That Are Filling Up Our Oceans

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11 mentions1 day ago
Courtesy of NASA, see where the 5 trillion pieces of floating plastic floating we've put in our oceans. Next year, a 20-year-old inventor will begin trawling the world's oceans to ...

This DIY Audio Jack Key Holder Lets You Plug In Your Keys for Safe Keeping

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15 mentions5 hours ago
You don’t have to be an audiophile to appreciate this DIY audio jack key holder, but it certainly helps. Mounted on your wall, you’ll always have a place to plug ...

Death to 'austerity'. Long live sustainable abundance!

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6 mentions19 hours ago
The 'austerity' issue is very much in the news. In last weekend's Observer, for example, it popped up in several articles. On the front page a number of economists are ...

NOAA Releases an Important Fisheries Climate Science Strategy

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5 mentions3 days ago
Home › Contributors › Lisa Suatoni › NOAA Releases an Important Fisheries Climate Science Strategy The Fisheries Climate Science Strategy released this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

India’s National Stock Exchange Switches To Wind Power

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Published on August 26th, 2015 | by Smiti Mittal One of the leading stock exchanges in India, the National Stock Exchange (NSE), has invested in a wind energy project for ...

Raghav, Nelly, & Abhishek Bachchan Feature SolarAid In “Until The Sun Comes Up”

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Published on August 26th, 2015 | by Derek Markham Canadian pop star Raghav, American rapper Nelly, and Bollywood superstar Abhishek Bachchan get behind the solar revolution in Africa by endorsing ...

How to feed the world, with a little kelp from our friends (the oceans)

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29 mentions3 days ago
Paul Dobbins works on a farm that needs no inputs — no fertilizer, no pesticides, no water. Oh, and it doesn’t use any land either. This farm increases wildlife habitat ...

EDF Renewable Energy Acquires OWNEnergy

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Published on August 26th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill North American EDF Renewable Energy announced Tuesday that it has completed the acquisition of OwnEnergy. EDF Renewable Energy is one ...

Michael Pilarski's Permaculture Design Course: Week 3 gardens

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Permaculture Garden Update

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Coconut Blueberry Slow Cooker Oatmeal {Vegan}

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4 mentions4 days ago
This slow cooker oatmeal is made with coconut milk, Bai5 Brasilia Blueberry, and frozen blueberries for a healthy, creamy and vegan-friendly weekday breakfast that is so easy to make! Am ...

Wyoming Electric Vehicle Tax Launched (Boo!)

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Published on August 30th, 2015 | by James Ayre Following on the heels of 7 other states around the country that have made similar moves, the Wyoming legislature recently passed ...

Too Warm, Too Few Fish: Health Warning for World’s Oceans

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VIDEO: Defending Natalie Portman: Don't Use the Holocaust to Justify Fearmongering Remember John Oliver's Investigation of Televangelists? The IRS May Have Gotten the Message Reporter, Cameraman Shot and Killed in ...

Nothing but water: Hydrogen fuel cell unit to provide renewable power to Honolulu port

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IMAGE:  "We are pleased to help expand this clean energy technology to new applications, " said Young Brothers, Ltd., President Glenn Hong. Young Brothers is hosting a project led by ...

California’s 40 Years Of Energy Efficiency Efforts Have Saved $90B In Utility Costs

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Published on August 25th, 2015 | by Derek Markham Over the last 40 years, the state of California has been investing in energy efficiency initiatives, to the tune of about ...

Raised Beds Cheap vegetable gardening beds Permaculture Design Huglekultur Vegetable garden

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What Is 'Liberation Permaculture'

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3 mentions2 days ago
Does permaculture design have a place within the current 'political' narrative? Do ethics of earth care, people care and fair shares inform our strategic thinking in effectively responding to what ...

Alice Waters: 40 Years Of Sustainable Food

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Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in a house in Berkeley, Calif., in 1971. In the earliest days of the restaurant, Waters wore a variety of hats: chef, menu planner, CEO ...
 

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