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Solar Power for Everyone

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158 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; ...

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

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2 mentions17 hours ago
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 ...

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

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6 mentions17 hours ago
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 ...

Adidas Knit These Sneakers Entirely From Ocean Plastic Trash

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29 mentions2 hours ago
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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7 mentions9 hours ago
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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10 mentions2 days ago
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,

Vegan 7 Layer Salad with Creamy Chipotle Dressing Recipe

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3 mentions9 hours ago
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.

An Urban Farming Renaissance in Our Nation’s Capital

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26 mentions13 hours ago
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 ...

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

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3 mentions21 hours ago
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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8 mentions2 days ago
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,

Neil Young Invites Permaculture on Tour

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10 mentions14 hours ago
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,

Ka-Boom! Fireworks create an eco-bombshell

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5 mentions19 hours ago
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 ...

Healthy Yogurt Mousse (Dairy-Free Dessert Recipe)

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4 mentions19 hours ago
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 ...

Plastic-Free July

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4 mentions1 day ago
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 ...

Wall Street Pumps Billions Into Renewable Energy

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46 mentions16 hours ago
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 ...

Jackson presses winemaking into sustainability innovation

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19 mentions10 hours ago
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,

Aquafabulous Chocolate Chip Cookies. Vegan and Gluten Free

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7 mentions20 hours ago
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 ...

Why are bees hurting? A lineup of suspects

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20 mentions2 days ago
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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9 mentions21 hours ago
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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5 mentions23 hours ago
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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21 mentions2 days ago
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 ...

Easy Vegan Alfredo

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2 mentions3 days ago
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 ...

“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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4 mentions1 day ago
“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 ...

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

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20 mentions2 days ago
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 ...

Scotland’s wind power hits record levels

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7 mentions5 days ago
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 ...

Events roundup: Rivers and bikes

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2 mentions2 days ago
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 ...

How Much Does Car Sharing Really Save You?

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11 mentions1 hour ago
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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4 mentions3 days ago
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 ...

Book of the Week: Seed Libraries and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People

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7 mentions2 days ago
Cindy Conner’s Seed Libraries and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People is a remarkable guide to a remarkable method of farming. Seed libraries, community collections ...

European Electric Vehicle Sales Surpass US Sales For First Time

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2 mentions2 days ago
Published on June 29th, 2015 |by James Ayre The US is no longer the top market for plug-in electric vehicle (EV) sales — with the overall European market surpassing the ...

Buffett Ready to Double $15 Billion Solar, Wind Bet

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4 mentions2 days ago
June 10 (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett briefly lost track of how many billions of dollars his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is spending to build wind and solar power in the U.S.

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

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5 mentions2 days ago
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 ...

Torch + metal = awesome DIY windchime project

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2 mentions1 day ago
I’m fascinated by chimes, so having a reason to make a DIY windchime project was like a little gift from the universe. And my reason is that Bernzomatic has recently ...

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

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2 mentions3 hours ago
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 ...

Wind, solar and efficiency: How Australia can halve emissions by 2030

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2 mentions2 days ago
Australia can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% below 2005 levels by 2030, according to analysis by ClimateWorks. The federal government is currently considering what Australia’s post-2020 emissions target ...

Natural News Blogs How Flowers Can Actually Improve Your Emotional Health

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3 mentions1 day ago
We all know the saying, “wake up and smell the roses,” which is a call for reality. Well, based off of consistent research, it may also be a call for ...

Scottish wind farms power almost a million homes in record first quarter

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13 mentions21 hours ago
Scottish wind farms produced record amounts of power in the first three months of this year, generating enough electricity to power one million homes for a year, government statistics show.

Urban Rooftop Farming in Washington D.C.

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2 mentions3 hours ago
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 ...

Some Corals are Already Adapting to Warmer Oceans

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4 mentions2 days ago
Coral reefs are far from just a natural beauty of the sea; they are one of the most diverse and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. By providing us with food,

IKEA reveals trends in Australian home of the future

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12 mentions1 day ago
The Swedish furniture store IKEA knows a thing or two about Australians. Many locals frequently take a weekend pilgrimage to battle it out with rowdy kids and fighting couples in ...

Hawaii Wrestles With Vagaries of Solar Power

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28 mentions21 hours ago
For a glimpse of the promise and problems of turning the electric grid green, there’s no better place to look than Hawaii. With 21% of its power now coming from ...

Tesla, Other Electric Vehicle, Bike, & Transit News (Link Drop)

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3 mentions6 days ago
Published on June 25th, 2015 |by Zachary Shahan A one-week cleantech tour (and semi-vacation) in the Netherlands put my “link drop� articles on hold for a bit, but I was ...

When Industry Goes Permaculture

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3 mentions20 hours ago
Absolutely FREE videos by Geoff Lawton, World Renowned Permaculture Teacher, Designer and Consultant. Want to see a peek into the future? Imagine a50,000 square foot industrial building that is hyper-insulated ...

The Glastonbury few people see: The rainbow village of hippies

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20 mentions2 days ago
PILTON, England — Glastonbury Festival has taken over the west country for several days, with Kanye West's controversial, heckled headline set and Florence and the Machine stepping in for Foo ...

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter July 2015

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3 mentions6 hours ago
Holistic Horse Health – 3 ways to get your horse’s gut bacteria balanced Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 20, Number 7 1. Holistic Horse Health ...

David Roberts On Solar And Wind Limits

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4 mentions6 days ago
Published on June 25th, 2015 |by Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz David Roberts discusses the question if there are any economic limits for solar and wind grid penetration. In that article he ...

SoftBank, Foxconn Pledge $20 Billion Solar Power Investment In India

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4 mentions6 days ago
Published on June 25th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal The Indian government’s ambitious plans to significantly boost the installed renewable energy capacity over the next 7 years has received a major ...

Natural News Blogs Microwave Health Dangers: How Safe Is Your Microwave?

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3 mentions2 days ago
Keywords: Facts about Microwaves, microwave, Microwave Cooking, microwave health dangers, microwave health risks, microwave oven, Microwaves In a contemporary kitchen, the microwave oven is probably the most indispensable appliance – ...

Urban Food Forests Make Fruit Free For The Picking

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4 mentions22 hours ago
To discover the new frontier of urban farming, you'll have to look up — and look sharp — for hanging fruit. Urban orchards are dropping everything from apples to persimmons ...

Algae surfboard made by Sustainable Surf company and scientists

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11 mentions3 days ago
Surfing is a sport often described as spiritual -- about as close as you can get to being in sync with Mother Nature -- and now the industry is taking ...
 

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