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SunEdison: Solar & Wind Will Be $4T Value Opportunity By 2020

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Published on March 4th, 2015 |by Giles Parkinson March 4th, 2015 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. US-based SunEdison, now the largest renewable energy company in the world, says it sees a $4 trillion value opportunity in the global wind and solar markets by 2020. At its presentation ...

Earth Balance Vegan Butter Commits to Sustainable Palm Oil, But is it Enough?

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Known for its buttery taste and illicit love affair with Jared Leto, vegan butter could soon be considered even more animal- and planet-friendly thanks to Earth Balance’s announcement that they’ll be using only sustainably-sourced palm oil in their products by the end of 2015. Part of the Boulder ...

Meyer Lemon Coconut Cream Tarts With Mint and Lavender [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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2 mentions9 hours ago
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 depends on health. I am ...

Man Quits Job to Travel in Solar-Powered Home on Wheels

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2 mentions11 hours ago
Eco-friendly lifestyle is one thing, but eco-friendly travel is another when everything from taking planes to buying souvenirs can leave a mark on the planet. But an intrepid young man and his van proves that we can see the world and tread lightly at the same time. After ...

Vegan Taro Smoothie {Gluten-Free}

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2 mentions2 days ago
A vegan taro smoothie made with boiled and mashed taro root, coconut milk, sugar and ice is smooth, creamy and ever so slightly sweet. Both vegan and gluten-free. The first time I tried taro flavored anything was in a frozen yogurt shop in Washington DC. There was a ...

3 Dairy Substitutes to Make Baking Vegan Desserts a Piece of Cake

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3 mentions10 hours ago
Going vegan is growing in popularity. Beyonce’s vegan meal delivery service, James Cameron’s vegan school and concerns about the impact animal agriculture has on our health and environmental sustainability is drawing main-stream media attention to the animal-free lifestyle. With increased interest in and curiosity about going vegan, concerns ...

Indian Government Approves 15 GW Solar Power Capacity For Auction

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Published on March 2nd, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal March 2nd, 2015 by Smiti MittalA crucial leg of the National Solar Mission was recently cleared by the Indian government which would allow 15 GW capacity to be auctioned over the next few years. The Indian government gave approval to ...

How do we make our oceans healthier?

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3 mentions8 hours ago
Sea life is one aspect of the ocean that requires protecting. Credit: Wikimedia Commons There was a time when humanity saw the oceans as limitless. A place where one could store as much waste as needed to stop it from piling up on the land. A spot where ...

Bay Pollution and the World’s Oceans

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Spanish explorers once called San Francisco Bay el brazo del mar, “the arm of the sea.” Highlighting this connection with the world’s oceans is even more appropriate in our time, as we observe the impact of plastic pollution flowing from the Bay out into our oceans. While Save ...

Fisheries Bycatch

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3 mentions23 hours ago
Incidental capture in fishing gear (also known as bycatch) is likely the greatest threat to sea turtles and many other species worldwide. Approximately 40% of all animals caught in fisheries are discarded as trash. Marine mammals, sea turtles, seabirds, and other species are caught and discarded, usually dead.

Where It's Best And Worst To Drive An Electric Vehicle

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3 mentions2 days ago
If you're considering getting an electric car, here's an important thing to bear in mind: It may work better in some parts of the country than others. There are big regional differences in EV performance, with very hot and very cold areas generally doing worse than temperate ones.

The Government is Spending More to Train New Farmers Than Ever Before

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At New Orleans’ Recirculating Farms Coalition (RFC), vegetables grow in an intricate system of recirculating aquaculture systems and raised garden beds. Founded in 2009, the nonprofit organization trains urban farmers in both soil-based farming and fish farming—a combination that provides food for the local community. Now, thanks to ...

10 Tips for Making Your Home Smell Like Spring

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3 mentions11 hours ago
When the seasons turn, crocuses show their bright heads through the melting snow, trees begin to display the beginnings of green leaves, and I get itchy to make my house smell like spring. There’s just something about the heavy spicy smell of winter that must be replaced with ...

Metabolic path to improved biofuel production

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2 mentions7 hours ago
Researchers with the Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI), a partnership that includes the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley, have found a way to increase the production of fuels and other chemicals from biomass fermented by yeast. By introducing new metabolic pathways ...

Unconventional Agriculture

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2 mentions2 days ago
Get a FREE Issue of Earth Island Journal Sign up for our no-risk offer today. Go Back: Home > Earth Island Journal > Issues > Spring 2015 > Features Last year, all five of the first-year apprentices at Soil Born Farms’ headquarters near Sacramento, California were women. Another ...

Plastic Pollution Coalition REFUSE!

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Single use and disposable plastics are the greatest source of plastic pollution, on land and in the ocean. REFUSE is a global strategic initiative aimed at encouraging people to end their dependence in single use and disposable plastics, and to reduce their overall plastic footprint. The campaign is ...

Michigan Democrats Seek 20 Percent Renewable Power By 2022

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Democrats are calling for Michigan to double the amount of electricity that comes from wind and other renewable sources. The current requirement is 10 percent by the end of 2015. Top Democrats on the Republican-led Legislature’s energy committees said Tuesday that the requirement should ...

Large DIY Metal and Pegboard Command Center

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2 mentions13 hours ago
Hello Remodelaholic Readers!This is Mindi at MyLove2Create, where I blog about DIY, thrifty, and repurposed projects.I am thrilled to be contributing here, and happy to share my Large DIY Command Center. I originally made this project with corrugated metal, because I love the look of it, and planned ...

Fishes' innate food choice could change with the environment

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2 mentions15 hours ago
The fact that fish choose their food based on what colours they can see, as opposed to how it tastes, is an inherited trait that could have implications for the evolution in the animal kingdom, new Deakin University research has found. Researchers from Deakin's Centre for Integrative Ecology ...

Buffalo's $1 homes aren't as cheap as they seem

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In Buffalo, New York, the city is selling vacant properties for a buck to those willing to fix them up and live in them for a few years. Buffalo's Urban Homesteading Program, which has been around for almost four decades now, requires buyers to fix any code violations ...

Vegan Quinoa Power Bowls with Roasted Veggies and Avocado Sauce {Gluten-Free}

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3 mentions3 days ago
Vegan Quinoa Power Bowls with Roasted Veggies and Avocado Sauce are made with oven roasted beets, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, asparagus and pan toasted chickpeas, served over a fluffy bed of quinoa and drizzled with a creamy and flavorful avocado dressing. The ultimate feel good meal.And I literally meal ...

Editor’s Note: An Ode to Our Writers

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2 mentions3 days ago
Since 2009, Civil Eats has produced thousands of stories from a stable of hundreds of contributors and broken news on underreported stories. From state and federal policy to agroecology to urban farming and school lunch to food stamps, Civil Eats’ have reported on the most important food and ...

If Only GMO Farmers Would Adopt This Man’s Plan for Going Organic (And Boosting Profits Too)

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2 mentions2 days ago
The explosion of organic food sales has left many people with one important question: where exactly is all this new food coming from, anyway? Short of deceiving customers, it seems that GMO farmers are going to have a lot of extra product laying around in the coming years ...

Homeschooling and FAQs!

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2 mentions3 days ago
This week on the WeGrowOurs show, Nick and Don talk education in home with Tiffany Davis of Imperfectly Happy, a homeschooling mom of 19 years. Tiffany Davis is a Phoenix homeschooling mom of 4. She’s an eclectic (and sometimes eccentric) home-school mom with 19 years of success and ...

Corporate Financial Wellness Programs Gain Traction

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2 mentions8 hours ago
Workplace wellness isn't just about your physical fitness anymore. Many employers have broadened the concept beyond health care to include programs that help workers get their finances in shape."I think financial wellness is becoming more than a buzzword," says Bob Harris, director of financial wellness at Waddell & ...

Water Harvesting is Poised to Invigorate the Job Market and Save the World

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By Nate Downey, Founder, Santa Fe Permaculture and Author, “Harvest the Rain” As news broke of an oil pipeline leak above the Yellowstone River, the 6,000 residents—and myriad species—of nearby Glendive, Montana were wondering how long their water would remain deadly. From my stormwater conference hotel room, all ...

Tom Vander Ark is the author of Smart Cities and...

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Tom Vander Ark is the author of Smart Cities and the founder of Gettingsmart.com Here is a short interview I did with him on the idea behind the book Smart Cities, and how cities without lots of universities and money in their backyards can still become “smart.” "As ...

Europe sounds alarm over freshwater pollution

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2 mentions2 days ago
Environment agency review also charts gloomy news on biodiversity. Around half of Europe’s rivers and lakes are still polluted, a major environmental review has found, despite a 15-year-old target to restore all the continent’s waters to good ecological health by 2015. The synthesis report, the latest in a ...

Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity

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3 mentions2 days ago
The Ark of Taste is a catalogue of foods at risk of disappearing that are a part of the cultures and traditions of the entire world. www.slowfoodfoundation.org/ark The Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity coordinates Slow Food projects that preserve food and agricultural biodiversity: the gardens in Africa, the Ark of Taste (a catalogue of endangered traditional foods), the Presidia (projects sustaining small scale producers to save traditional products), the Earth Markets (farmers' markets) and the Slow Food Chefs' Alliance (a network of chefs using and promoting local products).

Study: 103.7 million Americans ride bikes

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Bicycling participation among Americans is substantially greater than initially thought, according to a new study released Monday. The U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report, commissioned by PeopleForBikes, indicates that 34 percent of Americans age three or older rode a bike at least once in 2014. For comparison, the same ...

Wellness Leader Jess Ainscough Passes Away At 30

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3 mentions5 days ago
Sure, sometimes going for a massage is a special treat, an hour or two to pamper yourself and induce ultimate relaxation. But did you know massages can also be used to soothe migraine pain, bringReadToday I am deeply saddened that we lost a great member of our community,

Sharing with others self reliance and independence :: The Prepper Broadcasting Network

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2 mentions3 days ago
Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Could drug-resistant tuberculosis be the next great pandemic? Most people think of tuberculosis as being a long-gone disease, a throwback to the Colonial or Medieval Eras. Also known as “consumption”, tuberculosis is thought of as something modern medicine has eliminated.

The Brian Lehrer Show: Sustainable Development 101

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Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, special advisor to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations on the Millennium Development Goals and the author of The Age of Sustainable Development (Columbia University Press, 2015), offers practical advice for achieving measurable improvement in the ...

Black House Blues home accentuates one couples' love of music

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1 mentions3 days ago
From the outside, the angular home is a mix of black brick and structured glass panels that harmonize together. A glass-encased form mirrors the home’s gables, creating an airy entryway that opens onto an elevated wooden patio. During warm months, the glass panes open, allowing fresh air to ...

SkyPower Mulls 3 GW Renewable Energy Capacity in Egypt

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2 mentions6 days ago
Published on February 27th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha February 27th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaOne of the leading clean energy project developers in the world, SkyPower, is planning to expand to its footprint in one of the hottest renewable energy markets in the Africa — Egypt. SkyPower is reportedly ...

Reformation offers eco-chic with celebrity appeal

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3 mentions4 days ago
Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Living / Sustainable Fashion February 27, 2015 In a building that once housed a bakery, eco-conscious clothier Reformation designs, cuts and sews all of its garments in L.A. The fashion-forward brand offers styles that might be compared to Nasty Gal or Top Shop, but with ...

The Happy Pig, a Community project from Galway, Ireland Crowdfunding on Crowdfunder.co.uk

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A permaculture-based community event space, where we'll host free workshops, feasts, shindigs, talks, skill-sharing and accommodation! So we had a thought: why not create a free community space -- out of local, natural and recycled materials -- where people from all backgrounds (inc. yourself!) could meet, attend free ...

Positive People Backing Bright Ideas

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This campaign will keep all funds raised once it has reached its Tipping Point. Opportunity to attend either a September fruit picking and orchard management day or an orchard blossom tour. Opportunity to come and join the building team as we render the walls. It’s a fun and ...

Last gasp: Air pollution killing Europeans en masse, says environment body — RT News

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3 mentions2 days ago
Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you. A general view shows the Centre Pompidou modern art museum, also known as Beaubourg, and water vapour from a ...

Congress Looks to Provide Clarity on Employee Wellness Programs

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As promised during a Senate hearing conducted earlier this year, members of the House and Senate have introduced a bill seeking to reduce the legal uncertainly in administering employee wellness programs. The Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H.R. 1189, S. 620) would: Many companies offer various types of ...

Volvo exploring range of connected car services as it maps out future role within smart cities

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Volvo has unveiled the latest phase of its connected car road map having rolled out a 1,000-strong pilot fleet designed to alert drivers to road safety conditions and feed that information to other cars and road safety authorities via the cloud. Speaking to the Drum at Mobile World ...

10 Toolbox Hacks for Your Next DIY Project

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There's a little MacGyver in all of us. And when it comes to DIY, who couldn't use another shortcut? Whether your toolbox is fully stocked or you're slowly acquiring items from your wish list, whether you're an old pro or a newbie, the tricks of the trade can ...

32,000 Jobs Could Be Created By Illinois Renewable Energy Legislation

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Jake Richardson February 26th, 2015 by Jake RichardsonA bill sponsored by state Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) and State Representative Elaine Nekritz (D-Northbrook) that would make changes to Illinois’ Renewable Portfolio Standard might create 32,000 clean energy jobs, according to its backers.

DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board Craft

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This DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board project has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias I’m sure that all of you avid bakers out there can commiserate with me over the deplorable state of our cookie sheets. I ...

Wind Power Hits Record High In China’s Coal Hub

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Marc Howe February 26th, 2015 by Marc HoweFollowing a continuous surge in capacity levels over the past half decade, the northern Chinese coal hub of Shanxi province posted a record level of wind power generation in the second half of January. According ...

Wellness And Health

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Share the post "How to Overcome Low-Level Depression in Women with Life Coaches Deb Cheslow and Angie Flynn" Authors and Life Coaches Deb Cheslow and Angie Flynn join holistic health talk for women radio host Irina Wardas on Wednesday, June 15 at 9:30 am PT / 12:30 pm ...

Trina Solar Secures Funding For 1 GW Solar Power Projects

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha February 26th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaTrina Solar has entered into a partnership with two strategic investors to set up 1 GW solar power capacity across China. According to an agreement, private equity firm Jiuzhou Investment and PingAn Trust, part of ...

India's Essel Group Commits 12 GW Renewable Energy Capacity

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal February 26th, 2015 by Smiti MittalAnother Indian company has proposed to set up large-scale renewable energy capacity over the next few years. Essel Group, a leading conglomerate in India, has announced that it will set up 12 GW of renewable ...

HGTV

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Buying a cottage on Cape Cod was the homeowners' dream but the weedy, wooded, spider- and mosquito-filled lot had become a nightmare. Chris Lambton and crew push back the wilderness and clear the weeds and fallen, rotting trees then extend the deck to create designated dining and food ...

A blog for and about eco and social entrepreneurs, startups, cleantech, web 2.0 and disruptive business ideas.

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Published on March 2nd, 2015 |by Derek Markham There has never been a better time to buy a green car, and whether you’re choosing an environmentally friendly vehicle because of lower fuel costs or lower emissions, chances are there is a an alt-fuel or fuel-efficient green car to ...
 

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