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Eat Your Meat but Don't Have a Cow

Published on April 28th, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett


For years I’ve been reading about the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. Beef production creates more CO2 than autos, factory farm conditions are unhealthy and awful, and veggies are healthier too! But let me be frank: [&hellip... Read More

Air Quality

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CO2 Capture and Technology of the Future

Published on April 26th, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett


Today’s topic is inspired by Solar Today magazine. “Scrubbing Carbon from the Breeze” was written by Rona Fried, Ph.D., president of SustainableBusiness.com in the May/June 2008 issue. Unfortunately this particular article is not available online. As [&hellip... Read More

Clean Power

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Peak Coal as Early as 2025

Published on April 24th, 2008 | by Sarah Lozanova


With dwindling fossil fuel supplies, coal has been viewed as the energy source of last resort. This outlook is changing as estimated global coal supplies seem to have been severely inflated. Is coal’s future in doubt? [&hellip... Read More

Clean Power

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The "Unlimited" Potential of American Wind Power: AWEA

Published on April 22nd, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett


The American Wind Energy Association held a press conference today (4/21/08) to discuss the present and future of their industry in the United States. Representatives from Siemens, Vestas, GE and Gamesa were there to share their [&hellip... Read More

Consumer Technology

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Happy Earth Day to You!!!

Published on April 22nd, 2008 | by Joe Mohr


Happy Earth Day to all! This Earth Day, let’s break it all down and see things for what they are. Our world is in a state of climate chaos as a result of our conveniences. This [&hellip... Read More


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Earth Day in DC: I'll never be dry again

Published on April 21st, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett


As the GO representative in the Washington D.C. area, I was privileged to cover the weekend Earth Day celebrations on the National Mall. Like any good sojourner, I did my best to plan ahead. I got [&hellip... Read More

Clean Power

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High Winds + Wind Farms = Falling Electricity Prices

Published on April 18th, 2008 | by Timothy B. Hurst


The powerful winter storms that moved across Europe in March precipitated a considerable spike in electricity supply on the European grid, thanks to continental wind farms. Wind speeds of 100 mph were recorded across Europe and [&hellip... Read More

Clean Power

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It's a Smog World After All!

Published on April 15th, 2008 | by Joe Mohr


Not long ago I was visiting my old hometown of Chicago, walking through the streets of Bucktown on my way to my favorite bar (Map Room) when I noticed a cool house on Milwaukee Avenue near [&hellip... Read More


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Zenn Electric Cars to Steal Some Thunder?

Published on April 12th, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett


This was too good to pass up. It’s a tale of intrigue, exciting new technology, and a secretive business deal that could change the automotive industry as we know it. Canadian electric car company Zenn Cars [&hellip... Read More

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