Solar Bus Stop, Solar Airplane, Solar Bicycle… (Solar & Wind News Roundup)

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May 29th, 2016 by Zachary ShahanCheck out this solar and wind power news from around the interwebs to make this Sunday (or Monday?) a bit more interesting: Polysolar’s New Solar ...

North Dakota’s Economic Whiplash is Not Sustainable

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The oil and gas industry’s story is one of boom and bust cycles: new discoveries and new players coming online, and economies rising and falling with energy demand following like ...

These 15 Breaded Recipes Are Crispy, Crunchy, Vegan, and Completely Gluten-Free!

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When it comes to food, we can safely assume that many of us love something with a little bit of a crunch to it. While finding gluten-free flours in stores ...

There are 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our oceans. This map shows you where.

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The internet abounds with articles about massive "islands" of plastic floating around in the middle of the ocean. This narrative conjures up images of trash piles congregated in certain locations,

Santiago’s subway system will soon be powered mostly by solar and wind energy

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Though the subway system in Chile’s capital, Santiago, has five lines and over 100 stations, it still ranks second to Mexico City’s bigger system in Latin America. In the near ...

Let Them Drown

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If farming was another world for Said, those who devoted their lives to matters like air and water pollution appear to have inhabited another planet. Speaking to his colleague Rob ...

South African Solar-Powered Eco-Village Will Be Car-Free

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One village in South Africa is taking green living to a whole new level. Blue Rock Village, situated just 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, sits on Blue Rock Lake,

Urban Farming Highlights Agriculture's Imagination

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Most people saw an abandoned intercity parking lot. Benjamin Kant saw opportunity. “When I got to it, it was a barren city block with rusted-out fences,” he says. Kant is ...

Biodegradable plastic 'false solution' for ocean waste problem

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Biodegradable plastic water bottles and shopping bags are a false solution to the ubiquitous problem of litter in the oceans, the UN’s top environmental scientist has warned. Most plastic is ...

Vegan Cookout Food

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No matter what stage of vegan life you are in, it will happen: you’re going to a cookout. What are you going to do when you are the vegan at ...

Millennials put down roots on urban farms

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Jenny Quiner's last day as a high school science teacher was Friday. Next week, she launches her new career as a full-time urban farmer. Quiner, 31, is one of a ...


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Find out why Loading... The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please ...

South African Solar-Powered Eco-Village Will Be Car-Free

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One village in South Africa is taking green living to a whole new level. Blue Rock Village, situated just 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, sits on Blue Rock Lake,

Australia’s top solar suburbs

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Not only does Australia lead the way in rooftop solar, in 14 of its suburbs it’s even as common as home insulation, with solar penetration of up to 65% - ...

Industrialization of the oceans: Is it time to dive into the “blue economy”?

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Co-authored by Erica Cirino When I was a kid, I spent most of my summer days exploring my local Long Island beach. I’d watch birds, build sand castles and—ever the ...

Rachel Bradley: Guardian Sustainable Business unsung hero of the year 2016

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Quiet tenacity, impressive determination and outstanding leadership are just some of the qualities Rachel Bradley’s colleagues point to when asked why they nominated her to be the Guardian Sustainable Business ...

Plastic pollution fight should start on beaches

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By Edward Perchard | 25 May 2016 | Add a Comment Photo: Marine Conservation Society Efforts to rid our oceans from plastic pollution should focus on cleaning up beaches rather ...

Gluten Free Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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Welcome! If you're new here, sign up for my FREE weekly newsletter & never miss a recipe!. Or check out my gluten free quick & easy recipes! Thanks for stopping ...

Permaculture Research Digest: Bio-integrated farming (book)

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The Bio-Integrated Farm: A Revolutionary Permaculture-Based System Using Greenhouses, Ponds, Compost Piles, Aquaponics, Chickens, and More The Bio-Integrated Farm is a must-read, twenty-first-century manual for managing natural resources and brings ...

These natural antibiotics were around LONG before pills: Stock up on them

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(Bugout.news) The medical industry, in collusion with Big Pharma, has been over-prescribing antibiotics for years, resulting in new strains of superbugs that are difficult to kill. In point of fact,

Haida Gwaii caught in the midst of world plastic pollution

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British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii islands, with their long, rugged coastlines, temperate rainforest and unique wildlife, attract people from around the world to an area often referred to as ‘the Galapagos ...

California State Senate: Protect the California Plastic Bag Ban for the Sake of Ocean Wildlife

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Petitioning California State Senate and 2 othersMission BlueMission BlueSupportersCalifornia is endowed with the nation’s largest network of marine protected areas (MPAs) off its coast, including the Gulf of the Farallones ...

Hawaii conference to build 100% renewable microgrid

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 6:00amVERGE Hawaii: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, June 21-23 in Honolulu, will use a 100-percent renewable energy microgrid — modeling resilience, interoperability, radical efficiency and ...

This infographic shows Tesla's rivals in the electric vehicle industry

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If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Elon Musk should be blushing. In addition to the increased competition from big auto manufacturers, there are also now many venture-backed ...

This Beautifully Illustrated Book Shows Kids A Sustainable Urban Future

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It's a fact of the children's publishing world that toddlers love books about trains and cars. But they tend to be a little dated—Thomas the Tank Engine runs on coal.

A New Chapter for Renewable Energy Buyers

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More than 250 executives attended the 2016 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, last week, with the objective of accelerating corporate procurement of renewable ...

International Coastal Cleanup highlights plastic issue

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By Edward Perchard | 26 May 2016 | Add a Comment Photo: Tyler Kobla More than 8,000 tonnes of rubbish were collected by nearly 800,000 volunteers during the Ocean Conservancy’s ...

This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

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If you live inside one of the houses in a new neighborhood being built in an Amsterdam suburb, your dining room might be next to an indoor vegetable garden. Outside,

Add Greenery to Your Shower with This DIY Plant Caddy

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Plants can go almost anywhere in your home, even your bathroom. If you don’t have the wall or counter space for bathroom plants, add them to your shower with this ...

This new neighborhood will grow its own food, power itself, and handle its own waste

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If you live inside one of the houses in a new neighborhood being built in an Amsterdam suburb, your dining room might be next to an indoor vegetable garden. Outside,

Wireless charging: the key to unlocking an electric-vehicle revolution

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Radical changes are coming to transportation. Earlier this month, I wrote a post about three ongoing technological revolutions — vehicle electrification, autonomous (self-driving) vehicles, and distributed energy — that are ...

Urban farming a growing trend in Toronto

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000Crate Garden. Staff photo/Justin Skinner. Rachel Kimel, left, and Deena DelZotto of the Bowery Project lead the initiative to build a crate garden outside of Scadding Court Community Centre, on ...

Ohio renewable energy locations open for tours

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Home → Business→ EnergyPrint Story Dozens of sites that have incorporated wind power, solar power, or other forms of renewable energy or conservation measures across Ohio are being opened to ...

Atrocious toilets and too few bins: why we're not eco-friendly at work

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My workplace removed individual waste bins, to encourage people to think more about where they put their waste. All this has done is breed a surprising resentment and apathy. By ...

The Intersection of Smart Cities and Connected Mobility

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Article With overpopulation in major cities resulting in failing infrastructure and increasing damage to the environment, many organizations are looking for efficient and progressive solutions. One of these solutions are ...

Africa throws out its net to stem plastic pollution in oceans

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This is the warning issued on Wednesday by the African Marine Waste Network‚ to be launched in July‚ as African countries join hands to stem the torrent of plastic waste ...

Pondering Permaculture

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Printer-friendly I’ve now returned from my spirit quest feeling suitably spirited (report to follow). I also feel pretty rushed off my feet, with a deal of farm work and desk ...

Possible Energy Constraints to Further Urbanization

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Printer-friendly The following is an excerpt from a chapter by Richard Heinberg which is included the new book Can a City Be Sustainable? (State of the World) by The Worldwatch ...

Gluten Free Cookie Dough Pops (Vegan)

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Raw edible cookie dough has so many possibilities… These egg less Gluten Free Cookie Dough Pops (vegan) are the bomb (a cookie dough bomb on a stick really)!You’d never know ...

State’s renewable energy progress draws mixed results

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Mission accomplished, or failing to take the lead? That sums up two views of Wisconsin and its approach to meeting a state target set by the Legislature for how much ...

Permaculture on Wild About Utah

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Have you ever looked at a healthy forest and wondered “how do those trees, shrubs, and smaller plants thrive without fertilizer inputs, pest control, consistent watering, tilling, thinning, and being ...

Kenyan comedian says farming is cool

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Kreative Generations is part of Farm Africa’s Urban Agriculture Project in Dagoretti, Nairobi. The project helps youth groups and schools grow nutritious food, and keep livestock in an urban environment.

Portugal Just Ran For 4 Days Straight On Sun, Wind, And Water Power Alone

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Portugal just ran its entire country on renewable power alone, for four days straight. From May, 7 until May, 11, the country used nothing but solar, wind, and hydroelectric power.

The eco guide to pet fish

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We need to talk about Dory. As Pixar’s charming version of a tropical blue tang swims on to screens in Finding Dory next month, conservationists fear a wave of inappropriate ...

Santiago’s subway system will soon be powered mostly by solar and wind energy

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Though the subway system in Chile’s capital, Santiago, has five lines and over 100 stations, it still ranks second to Mexico City’s bigger system in Latin America. In the near ...

Almond Joy No Bake Bars {Paleo + Vegan}

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These salty-sweet, SUPER easy, no-bake bars taste like a frozen Almond Joy! They’re the perfect healthy summer treat that’s paleo and vegan friendly! Delicious things, layered on top of each ...

As hunger stalks Venezuela, government encourages city-dwellers to start planting

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On a recent weekday, just a few miles from where the government was holding military exercises preparing for a foreign invasion, about a dozen senior citizens were gathered in a ...

Nationwide IoT network to link up South Korean smart cities

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Smart city ambitions just leveled up thanks to a partnership between South Korean firms Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom that will build a nationwide Internet of Things (IoT) friendly network.

Edible six-pack rings are a brilliant answer to plastic pollution

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Happy World Turtle Day! Didn’t know that’s a thing? Unlike other made-up holidays — say, National Hug Your Boss Day — the occasion is both adorable and important. Turtles are ...

World’s First Living Products Achieve Certification

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Owens Corning and SIREWALL Reimagine Manufacturing for Radical Change in Energy, Water, Happiness (Seattle, May 25, 2016) Imagine a product that functions as elegantly and efficiently as anything found in ...

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