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EPA Concludes Fracking a Threat to U.S. Water Supplies

Starting in 2008, ProPublica published stories that found hydraulic fracking had damaged drinking water supplies across the country. The reporting examined how fracking in...
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Why has sea ice gone haywire?

There is no doubt that 2016 has been a record-breaking year for Earth’s climate. We will have to wait another couple of months for the...
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Will a weakened EPA set environmental justice back?

President-elect Donald Trump on Dec. 7 nominated Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has close ties with the fossil fuel...
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In China, low-speed electric vehicles are driving high-speed urbanisation

As nations around the world struggle to halt the Earth’s rising temperature, China has made the transition to low-carbon transport a priority. As part...
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How Going Green Can Improve Employee Engagement

There’s no denying it, the American workforce has evolved to a point where they no longer view work purely as a way to collect...

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Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof

Here is an inconvenient truth that advocates of alternative energy sources are reluctant to admit – solar panels are an eyesore. Especially in a...
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Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Without Using Paper

This technique will not only make you an instant favourite for wrapping your presents in style, but it's also the solution to cutting down...
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Solar Powered Christmas Lights: a Greener, Cheaper, Safer Alternative

Whether you’re ready or not, Christmas is just around the corner. The department stores have been playing the jingles since mid-October, and the weather...
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Steamed Pumpkin Cake

Have you ever steamed a cake? In lieu of baking this holiday season, try this scrumptious steamed pumpkin cake from pastry chef Dana Cree. This light and...
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3 Solar Powered Home Appliances

Home appliances consume up to a massive 20% of our total energy use, so it makes sense, both from a financial and an environmental...

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Tesla & SolarCity Are Powering This Entire Island with Solar Power

The island of Ta'u is located more than 400 miles off the coast of the Western U.S., and until recently its power had to...
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India wants to become a solar superpower – but its plans don’t add up

One of the world’s largest solar power projects has just been completed in southern India. At 648 megawatts (MW), the Kamuthi solar plant can...
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WATCH: How Do Solar Panels Work?

Solar power is the future of renewable energy sources – just taking a look at Tesla's model for seamless solar panel integration into a home...
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WATCH: Elon Musk Unveils the Tesla Solar Roof with Solar Shingles

On October 28, Elon Musk unveiled the anticipated new product from Tesla: a solar roof. The Tesla solar roof does away with unsightly solar panels...

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Solartab Review: The Perfect Solar Powered Battery Companion for your Smartphone...

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Conserving your phone’s battery while on the go is a painful reality for most smartphone owners. As we continue to use our phones and...

Grab ’N Go with FUEL

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Did you know the average life of a fast food bag is only six seconds? Which is about the time it takes for a...

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