Green Your Life

Healthy home

9 Keys to Building a Healthy Home

Published on April 1st, 2015 | by Dawn Killough

Using the right materials is one step in ensuring good indoor air quality and a healthy home. It also takes a range of building science-based strategies—from proper ventilation and moisture control to radon mitigation and conscientious ... Read More


Energy Conservation

solar impulse pilot doing yoga from solar impulse

Si2 Pilots Do Yoga Inside Solar Plane

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

While flying around the world in a solar plane, Si2 Pilot Andre Borschberg relates, “Though the cockpit is not big enough, I still do yoga and meditation to keep fit, aware and awake.” Then, taking off ... Read More


Deforestation

Global forest fragmentation (advances.sciencemag.org)

World Forest Problems Include Deadly Fragmentation

Published on March 26th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

  When environmentalists, farmers, and loggers speak about forests, the discussion usually revolves around the issue of deforestation, which is one of the largest contributors to climate change. As James Ayre pointed out in a recent ... Read More


Science

Solar eclipse

Solar Eclipse Tomorrow Morning, March 20, 2015

Published on March 19th, 2015 | by James Ayre

A solar eclipse will be visible tomorrow morning — the morning of March 20, 2015 — to those in Europe, North Africa, West Asia, and eastern Greenland. While totality will ‘only’ be visible from the Faroe ... Read More


Energy Conservation

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Texas Going Big on Solar: 10GW by 2029

Published on March 18th, 2015 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

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(Originally published on SolarLove.org) Secure, clean, and affordable energy is driving the U. S. economy toward a more prosperous future. Solar and wind power generation are making significant contributions to this rising prosperity. And in Texas, ... Read More


Business

2016 Chevrolet Volt

Best Green Car of 2015?

Published on March 16th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on EV Obsession. For the second year in a row, the Tesla Model S was the “best overall” car on the market, according to Consumer Reports in its 2015 “10 Best American Cars You Can ... Read More


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