Envision Festival Powered By Renewables & “Leave No Trace” Principles

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February 23rd, 2017 by Scott CooneyThe Envision Festival, taking place this week along the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, is one of those things that I’ve often dreamt of,

Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

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Matt McDonough and his crew rolled up to the Brookly Park home around 8 a.m., unloaded their ladders, harnesses and tools, and got to work tiling another roof with solar ...

NATO Renewable Energy To Penetrate Into Russian Petro-State

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February 23rd, 2017 by Susan KraemerRenewable energy companies from three EU member nations, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands have just announced they will finance and build a total of 735 ...

France Now Offering €200 State Subsidy For Electric Bicycles

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February 23rd, 2017 by James AyreThe government of France is now offering a state subsidy of €200 to buyers of certain electrically powered bicycles, according to recent reports. This state ...

DIY Network could save Aretha Franklin's girlhood home

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MEMPHIS — Aretha Franklin's deteriorating childhood home may have found an unlikely savior in cable TV, activists working to preserve the house said Thursday. The DIY Network, a Knoxville-based, Scripps ...

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic #UNEnvironment

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23 February 2017 – UN Environment launched today an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

Jammu & Kashmir Announces 450 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Power Target

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February 22nd, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraThe Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir has set a target for setting up rooftop solar power capacity by 2022. The Jammu & Kashmir Department ...

UN takes aim at 'wasteful' plastics in oceans

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Under fire are microplastics in cosmetics and single-use plastics, such as water bottles and plastic bags, with the UN calling their use "wasteful" and "excessive". The announcement comes as Sky's ...

Invisible plastic particles from textiles and tyres a major source of ocean pollution

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 Tiny plastic particles washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres could contribute up to 30% of the ‘plastic soup’ polluting the world’s oceans ...

How a climate-friendly flour company built a flourishing market

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Shepherd’s Grain sells not only high-quality flour made from wheat grown with no-till practices. It also sells the story of no-till, a farming method that eliminates the significant climate-warming carbon ...

Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

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But that’s no reason for governments to stop supporting them ALMOST 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity.

How a 1/2 acre urban garden became a hub for many more

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From a 23 year old food forest to a 215 square foot cabin, Happen Films have produced some wonderful examples of people living closer to the land. As is always ...

Vieques: A Caribbean island with beaches and eco-hotels galore

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Right off the bat, Vieques surprised me in the best possible way. Just minutes after exiting the ferry from Puerto Rico, I saw my first wild horse. I admit with ...

Plastic from tyres 'major source' of ocean pollution

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Particles of debris from car tyres are ending up in the ocean as "plastic soup", conservationists warn. Microplastics from tyres and textiles are a bigger source of marine pollution than ...

Is This The New Kombucha? The Wellness Drink You Need To Know About

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When it comes to the gut, research is clear: The more diverse your microbiome is, the better. While we all love kombucha, it’s important to mix it up, both for ...

Tata Power Renewable Energy crosses 10.5GW solar with 15MW installation

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India’s largest renewables company Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), has crossed the 10.5GW solar deployment mark with a 15MW installation in the state of Telangana. TPREL, a subsidiary of Tata ...

The Kenyan comeback of the Black Rhino

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When it comes to rhinos - and elephants – it’s usually bad news. Rampant poaching across Africa and Asia has wiped out national populations, driven several subspecies to extinction and ...

Why It Matters What President Trump Eats

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It appears that one of the most visible achievements of Michelle Obama’s legacy as first lady will live on in the Trump White House: her garden. First lady Melania Trump ...

Farms Are Turning to Solar as Electricity Prices Soar

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Step onto a farm in California, and you're likely to find solar panels planted near almonds or oranges. Solar energy is a growing presence in the agriculture industry, partly as ...

Why it's so hard finding love when you're a vegan

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The thought of totally riding our diets of animal products, from creamy Brie to steak and milk chocolate, is enough to make some of us want to lie down in ...

Oceans Are Losing Oxygen. Here’s Why That’s a Big Problem

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Late Night TelevisionJimmy Kimmel's Highlight Reel Digs Into President Trump on the MediaMiddle EastLet's Talk About a One-State Solution Where Israelis and Palestinians Are Equalsocial studiesWhy It’s a Lot Harder ...

For Smart Cities, What Comes First? The Budget or the Plan?

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Strained budgets may be holding back many municipalities whose leaders understand the benefits of smart city systems but lack the money to support them. Yet, a question is emerging that ...

The High Cost of Cheap Labor

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At least half of all farmworkers in the United States are undocumented Mexican immigrants. And “documentation” often dictates inclusion in a guest-worker program that’s been compared to slavery. Americans avoid ...

Wind Power Becomes America's Largest Renewable Resource

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Wind power overtook hydropower to become the biggest source of renewable electric capacity in the U.S. in 2016 and is now the nation's fourth-largest energy source overall, according to figures ...

Jenga Mwendo Strengthens Community Through Gardening in New Orleans

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Two years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Jenga Mwendo saw potential for rebirth in an overgrown lot in the Lower Ninth Ward, where she’d grown up. Calling on residents’ ...

Coalition not interested in coal, just stopping new wind and solar

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The Government isn’t really interested in funding new coal fired power stations, it wants to destroy investment in renewable energy and the agencies responsible for driving the transition away from ...

Microfibers are a source of ingestible plastic worse than already-banned microbeads

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Get Unlimited Digital Access Your first month is less than a dollar. $0.99 for first 4 weeks Subscribe Now They come out of your fleece every time you do a ...

California introduces its own 100% renewable energy bill

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Massachusetts recently introduced a bill to derive 100 percent of the state’s energy from renewables, and now California is following suit. A new bill introduced by state Senate leader Kevin ...

Troy Lee loves electric mountain bikes

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February 23, 2017 Betsy Welch Troy Lee, the charismatic CEO and founder of Troy Lee Designs (TLD), takes the cake for our favorite email signature: Peace and Wheelies. How could ...

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Crema (Gluten and Dairy Free)

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These Grilled Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Crema make a quick, healthy, and allergy-friendly weeknight meal if you use leftover grilled chicken! These are gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free, simple, and AMAZING!

The new LCD Etch A Sketch Freestyle can’t shake off the lies

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Remember Etch A Sketch? Remember spending hours honing your fine motor skills in turning the knobs and dials, trying to perfect tracing over the lines? Remember never letting anyone into ...

GOOGLE blacklists Natural News… removes 140,000 pages from its index… “memory holes” Natural News investigative articles on vaccines, pharma corruption, fraudulent science and more

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GOOGLE BLACKLISTS NATURAL NEWS (Natural News) Late last week, I received a direct threat that warned if I did not take steps to destroy Alex Jones and InfoWars, I would ...

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookie Sandwiches [Vegan]

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These red velvet crinkle cookie sandwiches are an amazing treat. The cookies themselves are light and buttery with the perfect crinkle cookie effect enhanced by a dusting of powdered sugar.

Quit these disposable plastic items today

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Every bit of plastic that has ever been made still exists on the planet. Once it exists it will never fully biodegrade, only break down into smaller and smaller pieces.The ...

Indonesia waging war on its oceans of plastic

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INDONESIA is taking action to combat its catastrophic problem of polluting the oceans with plastic debris, Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar said on Saturday. According to the Jakarta ...

Polka Dot Furniture Makeover. Upcycle furniture.

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Shares 68This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT. All opinions are 100% mine. Don’t you love a perfectly decorated home? I have a lot of ...

Colorado farmers going organic to meet rising demand

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Colorado consumers show with their pocketbooks their desire for organic foods. An increasing number of Colorado farmers are working to ensure stores and farm stalls are stocked to meet the ...

Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year, study shows

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Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year with dozens of particles becoming embedded in tissues, scientists have warned, in findings described as 'sobering' by the ...

Capitalizing on the Sustainable Benefits of the IoT: New White Paper from HPE and Globescan

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Could the Internet of Things (IoT) hold the key to solving the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges? Do IoT learnings from business apply to community issues? Can IoT ...

Los Angeles Maven To Get “More Than 100” Chevy Bolt EVs

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February 19th, 2017 by James AyreWith Chevy Bolt EV production now occurring at a large scale, GM has seemingly begun allocating more and more of the production to end points ...

Reducing Meat and Dairy in School Lunches Save Money and the Planet

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A new case study from Friends of the Earth shows that reducing meat and cheese in school lunches doesn’t just save money, it also proves an effective strategy for mitigating ...

Dragon’s Guide To A 100% Renewable Home

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February 19th, 2017 by Chris DragonIn Part 2, we talked about heating hot water with electricity with a goal of supplying 100% of that electricity with solar panels. Remember, we ...

Beyond the backyard: urban farming helps city folk get back to their roots

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The days of the tasteless supermarket produce sourced hundreds of kilometres away from your trolley are numbered, with a growing number of urban farming models putting fresh, locally grown fruit ...

Exclusive: GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018

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DETROIT General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the ...

Facebook Data Center Selects Affordable Solar for 30MW PV Project

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Familiar layout gets the modern treatment in this bright tiny house (Video)

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Though many tiny homes typically have a rustic feel to them, we've admittedly got a soft spot for those with a modern aesthetic. This stylish specimen comes from Australia's Designer ...

Exclusive: GM plans to build, test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018

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DETROIT General Motors Co plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, beginning in 2018, two sources familiar with the ...

Green Vegan Poutine

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Who ever said veggies have to be booooooring?? This VEGAN Poutine proves all the vegetable critics wrong. Crispy baked fries are topped off with a creamy and tangy cheese sauce ...

Plastic 'nurdles' found littering UK beaches

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A search of 279 beaches around the UK has found that almost three-quarters of them were littered with tiny plastic "nurdles". Volunteers signed up to search their local shoreline, ranging ...

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