New study warns of dangerous climate change risks to the Earth’s oceans

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Immediate, serious efforts to curb carbon pollution are needed to minimize ocean ecosystem changes A new paper just published in Science summarizes the projected impacts of climate change on the ...

US: 100% conversion to wind, water and solar power by 2050 feasible, PV to account for 38%: pv-magazine

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In a new study by Stanford University, a solid financial, technical and economical case for the U.S to convert its all-purpose energy systems to ones powered by wind, water and ...

Solar Power for Everyone

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165 mentions13 hours ago
Mark and Sara Borkowski live with their two young daughters in a century-old, fifteen-hundred-square-foot house in Rutland, Vermont. Mark drives a school bus, and Sara works as a special-ed teacher; ...

Hemp and Cashew Energy Bites [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Dairy FreeHealthyKid-FriendlyNutrient Dense RecipesSoy FreeVeganWheat Free Jen is a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, soon-to-be health coach and the blogger behind Burpees for Breakfast. Her passion is to inspire people ...

Vegan 7 Layer Salad with Creamy Chipotle Dressing Recipe

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I’m totally obsessed lately with layering. Not clothes, mind you, it’s 100 degrees out! But food. My latest stacked victim is this super easy, yet impressive vegan 7 layer salad.

What is a forest garden?

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Sami Grover (@samigrover) Living / Lawn & Garden July 1, 2015 Whether it's this small British garden turned food forest or this 2000-year-old food forest in Morocco, the idea of ...

A Big Jolt For Electric Vehicle Range, Sparked By Tiny Jeep

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Published on June 30th, 2015 |by Tina Casey Okay, so it was only a toy Jeep, but when it rolled around the floor flashing its LED headlights, this particular toy ...

Corporate Speed Dating: Coupling India's Smart Cities with Smart Investment for Sustainability

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Published on June 30th, 2015 |by Guest Contributor Building off nearly 10 months of extensive public and private sector consultation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began in April to green-light ...

Adidas Knit These Sneakers Entirely From Ocean Plastic Trash

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The shoe company is letting you help get plastic out of the ocean—with your feet. As engineers work to find new ways to pull some of the trillions of pieces ...

The Second Battle of Midway: How Plastic Pollution is Killing Animals on This Historic Island

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Midway Atoll was the site of an important turning point in world history in the 1940s. The Battle of Midway occurred in June 1942, six months after the Japanese attack ...

Ethiopia harnesses wind power

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Adama, Ethiopia: The wind blows hard over Adama, a range of rocky hills in Ethiopia’s highlands that provide the perfect location for one of the continent’s largest wind farms.“In February,

How Lowe's Brought Social Savvy And A Sense Of Humor To Home Improvement

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CMO Tom Lamb talks about the power of Vine, attracting millennials, and making home improvement approachable. With July 4th approaching, home improvement chain Lowe's wanted to give people a gentle ...

An Urban Farming Renaissance in Our Nation’s Capital

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Rhea Kennedy is a D.C.-based teacher and writer who has covered sustainable food and local culture for The Washington City Paper, Grist, and The Jew and the Carrot blog at ...

What If the Oceans Were National Parks?

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ASPEN, Colo.—Next year will mark the centennial of the U.S. National Park Service. In the 100 years since it was established, the national parks have become one of America’s most ...

Neil Young Invites Permaculture on Tour

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The Permaculture team are huge Neil Young fans, so it really is special for a world renowned singer, songwriter and activist to get in touch with us and ask us,

Chickpea Flour Pancakes (Besan Chilla) [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Dairy FreeHealthyNut FreeSoy FreeSugar Free / Low SugarVeganWheat Free Richa Hingle is the prolific and award winning recipe developer, blogger, and photographer behind VeganRicha.com. She loves to show people how ...

The Mediterranean Sea classified as the sixth highest region for the accumulation of plastic debris on the planet

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The amounts of plastic debris in the Mediterranean are comparable to those reported for the great accumulation areas located in the centres of the oceans The team of Andrés Cózar,

How to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly - Infographic

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When you see your power bill every month, do you ever wonder where all of that electricity went? Surely your air conditioning can’t make that much of a difference! But ...

Living With The Land Part 1 - Forest Gardening

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Martin Crawford, pioneering forest gardener, introduces us to his beautiful Forest Garden full of food, fibres and medicinal plants in South Devon. Centred around a key interview with Martin, the ...

Ka-Boom! Fireworks create an eco-bombshell

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OCEAN PARK, Wash. — Most of the people who participated in last year’s annual July 5 beach cleanup tossed their bags of soggy Independence Day litter into the dumpsters. But ...

practical solutions for self-reliance

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Permaculture magazine has teamed up with Permaculture People to produce nine short films exploring successful permaculture projects across a range of topics, such as large-scale, regenerative agriculture, forest gardening, urban ...

Healthy Yogurt Mousse (Dairy-Free Dessert Recipe)

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I honestly have no idea how I stumbled upon making this creation, but once it had chilled and thickened to a rich and dreamy consistency, I was hooked. This vanilla ...

China plans to double global capacity of wind, solar

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Pakistan to set up carbon markets to cut emissions, lure investment India, China, Brazil & South Africa issue UN climate deal checklist Toxic Delhi: Earth’s most polluted city has no ...

Plastic-Free July

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Over the last ten years we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century. Half of plastic is used once and then thrown away, and only ...

London's first underground farm to harvest first crop 100 feet below street level

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London’s new underground farm is nearly open for business. We’ve reported on Growing Underground in the past, when the founders used crowdfunding to raise money for their equipment. This week,

Wall Street Pumps Billions Into Renewable Energy

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After years of lofty promises, Wall Street believes the renewable energy industry can produce a payoff. In just a few years, investors have gone from zero to billions in the ...

#1 Children's Vitamin in US Contains: Aspartame, GMOs and Hazardous ChemicalsHealthy Holistic Living

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The #1 Children’s Vitamin Brand in the US contains ingredients that most parents would never intentionally expose their children to, so why aren’t more opting for healthier alternatives? Kids vitamins ...

The DIY Home Improvement Projects with a Great Return on Investment

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When investing in a home improvement project, many people hope to get at least most of that money back when it’s time to sell the house. If you’re able to ...

China’s Climate Goal Calls for Aggressive Push on Solar, Wind

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China’s new pledge to curb greenhouse gas emissions means the world’s biggest carbon polluter must make a more aggressive push to install solar and wind power, according to an industry ...

Jackson presses winemaking into sustainability innovation

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Wine making in Sonoma County, California, is older than the settling of the West, but some wineries in this tradition-steeped industry are moving fast into a future of zero waste,

Viaducts with wind turbines, the new renewable energy source

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Wind turbines could be installed under some of the biggest bridges on the road network to produce electricity. So it is confirmed by calculations carried out by a European researchers ...

Natural News Blogs Diabetes and Heart Disease: How Fiber Can Save Your Life

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Keywords: diabetes, diabetes and heart disease, fiber, fiber and diabetes, fiber and heart disease, heart disease Type 2 Diabetes has become a rising epidemic in the United States. 25.6 million ...

Aquafabulous Chocolate Chip Cookies. Vegan and Gluten Free

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I am not a baker. I don’t pretend to be. So it may seem a little odd that I’m going to share a cookie recipe with you. So let me ...

Cities Going 100% Renewable Energy

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On 24 June SCC hosted a webinar on Can cities go 100% renewable energy? The answer is not only 'yes' but 'many already are'. Below is my report of the ...

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

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Published on June 29th, 2015 |by Guest Contributor One can rarely predict the market. Whoever plays the entrepreneurs’ game is usually running a gamble and it’s at an expensive cost ...

Corporate speed dating: Finding financiers for India's smart cities

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The SCI benchmarks (PDF), formulated in response to rapid urban population growth, aim to modernize environmentally sustainable transport, housing, utility and connectivity services for 100 new or refurbished cities across ...

Why are bees hurting? A lineup of suspects

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In my last piece I made the case that the rumors of honey bee extinction have been greatly exaggerated, but honey bees are still suffering larger than usual losses, and ...

“Washed Up” gathers ocean pollution to create environmental art

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To create “Washed Up: Transforming a Trashed Landscape,” Alejandro Durán gathers plastic trash that washes up on the beaches of Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve. The site is also ...

5 Secretly Sustainable Travel Destinations

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Published on June 29th, 2015 |by Dawn Killough With more travelers interested in their eco-footprint, sustainable travel has become the new trend.According to a recent survey by Booking.com, only 10% ...

Ocean plastic is like smog, not a floating island

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Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Science / Ocean Conservation June 25, 2015 The founders of 5 Gyres, a non-profit dedicated to researching and fighting ocean pollution, want to change the way people ...

What Tiny Houses Can Teach Us About Living Large with Less

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Here are six "lifehacks" we can all glean from the tiny house movement. Kim and Ryan Kasl sit on the porch of their 207-square-foot home in Minnesota with their two ...

Easy Vegan Alfredo

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I don’t think I’ve ever met a person who didn’t like alfredo pasta. It’s so rich, creamy and classically Italian. Plus, it’s loaded with so much parmesan cheese it’s practically ...

Scotland’s wind power hits record levels

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SCOTLAND’S wind farms generated record amounts of power in the first quarter of the year, the latest official figures show. New data from the UK Department of Energy and Climate ...

“Pray for Seeds” - Review & Complete Lyrics of Neil Young’s Monsanto Years with Promise of the Real by Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Media

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“Pray for Seeds” - Review & Complete Lyrics’ of Neil Young’s Monsanto Years with Promise of the Real by Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Media Over-lamped and godlessly distorted, Neil Young ...

Tiny Towable Home

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By Christine Walsh on Jul. 2, 2015| Topics: Green Building| 0 Comments The company Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses of Colorado has just unveiled their newest tiny home creation called Front ...

Design expert Tyler Wisler joins Mashable on Pinterest to inspire you to upgrade your home

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Even the smallest homes can be charming with the right interior design. "Great design is what you make of it; what makes you happy," says designer and TV personality Tyler ...

Events roundup: Rivers and bikes

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Summer is descending on the region. Wouldn't you like to take a dip? Learn how you can help make our rivers swimmable. Then grab a bike and take a ride ...

Urban Rooftop Farming in Washington D.C.

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Up Top Acres’ farm at Oyamel. Photo courtesy of Up Top Acres. Something’s growing atop D.C. restaurant Oyamel. Seedlings poke young leaves out of four inches of soil. The new ...

How Much Does Car Sharing Really Save You?

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Car sharing, to a company that makes cars, is a bit like solar power is to a big, coal-burning utility: The more efficient it gets, the less people subscribe to ...

Ford Launches U.S. Car-Sharing Pilot

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It’s a big job for companies today to stay in front of the changes that are sweeping the business world. As someone who lives in Rochester, New York, I have ...

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