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Renewable Energy Will Soon Surpass Coal and Nuclear Power

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Renewable Energy As a certified energy geek, I always look forward to this time of year. On July 11 and July 12, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) holds their annual conference to discuss current energy technology, market and policy issues and presents results from their new Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) 2016 report. One of the headlines this year is EIA’s ... Read More »

Salt Lake City Commits to 100% Renewable by 2032

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Salt Lake City Salt Lake City announced  its commitment to transition to 100 percent renewable energy sources by 2032. The city also plans to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2040. Mayor Jackie Biskupski and city council members signed a joint resolution Tuesday creating the Climate Positive 2040 commitment. The resolution acknowledges the scientific consensus that climate change is ... Read More »

Eco-Friendly Solutions for Your Bathroom

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Eco-Friendly You can be a global warming denier, and a climate change skeptic, but going green is not only about preserving our environment. Eco-friendly solutions for your home can help you improve your overall quality of life, as well as save you some money. Today, we will not talk about garbage recycling or green transport solutions, instead we would like ... Read More »

Neil Young: Say No to GMOs on ‘Behalf of All Living Things’

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Neil Young As he travels Europe on his sold-out two-month tour, Neil Young is warning his audiences to not be fooled into thinking genetically modified crops are the answer to food security problems. Young—whose tour is promoting his anti-corporate album The Monsanto Years—along with other celebrities and organizations signed the Letter from America, an open letter to the citizens, politicians ... Read More »

E-Waste, Recycling and Disposal – Facts, Statistics & Solutions

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E-Waste In previous centuries, most waste our industry created was easily decomposable and non-polluting, which means that businesses weren’t compelled to invest much thought into it. Furthermore, environmental-awareness still wasn’t a thing, therefore even those elements which are potentially hazardous were often regarded as harmless. Today, things have changed. These days we know just how harmful e-waste can actually be, ... Read More »

Koch Brothers Dump Trump

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Koch Brothers Billionaire oil barons Charles and David Koch are reaching into their deep pockets to fund Republican candidates in the tight Senate races in Ohio and Nevada, two states that have seen powerful political and corporate interests block progress in renewable energy. According to NBC News, the Koch Super PAC Freedom Partners Action Fund has announced it will buy ... Read More »

Crimes Against Nature, are Crimes Against People

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Crimes Against Nature Many of us who have dedicated our lives to environmental protection believe that all crimes against nature are also crimes against people. After all, nature is the life source for the human species. But unfortunately, not all members of the public agree with us. Some people care more about saving animals, a wetland or a forest. None ... Read More »

Recycled Plastic Outdoor Furniture & Plastic Lumber

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Recycled Plastic You may think the best reason to recycle plastic is to reuse it and save our resources or maybe to keep the landfills from overflowing. Maybe you already know that just producing bottled water for the USA uses about 17 million barrels of oil per year and creates over 2.5 million tons of CO2 each year and a ... Read More »

Climate Threshold, Earth Just Permanently Passed

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Climate Threshold Carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere stayed above 400 parts per million (ppm) during September—a time when CO2 levels typically hit the yearly low—raising fears that the planet has reached a point of no return. “Concentrations will probably hover around 401 ppm over the next month as we sit near the annual low point. Brief excursions towards lower values ... Read More »

Water Use, Smart Solutions to Reduce in Household

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Water Use Conserving water is not a trend but a necessity and the responsible thing to do. Besides being environmentally-friendly, saving water is also friendly to your wallet, since reducing household water usage means smaller water, sewage, and electricity bills. Turning off the water while brushing your teeth and filling the dishwasher and washing machine effectively is a must, but ... Read More »

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