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7 Renewable Technologies Changing Our World
As the world looks for ways to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and combat climate change, renewable energy technologies are coming to the fore. Here are seven that could have a significant impact in the years to come.
Wind Energy: Not as Green as You Might Think
Like kids fighting over candy, environmentalist, business people and consumers fight over whose “greener” than another. It’s almost as if you start that little taunt that kids use. I’m green...
The Effects of Nuclear Radiation on Plants and Animals in Chernobyl
Most people are familiar with the catastrophic Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occurred in 1986. It resulted in over 135,000 people being evacuated from the area as a result of...
Japan To Stop Fukushima Leak With “Ice Wall”
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) recently admitted that 300 tons (nearly 72,000 gallons) of contaminated water are leaking from Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant into the Pacific Ocean. About...
Latest report shows rise in renewable energy use in 2013
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has released its latest report on the U.S. Energy Infrastructure Update. According to the report, 82% of all new electrical generating capacity in...
New NASA Study Finds Nuclear Power Saves Lives
Have the dangers of nuclear power been overhyped? If former NASA scientist and climate activist James Hansen is to be believed, the use of nuclear power over the past...
Methane Hydrate: A New Source for Japan’s Energy?
Japan recently announced that a team of research scientists managed to successfully extract natural gas from an offshore deposit of methane hydrate. Methane hydrate, also known as clathrates or,...
Nuclear Energy – Is This Really the Answer to Fossil Fuels?
In approximately 450BC a Grecian philosopher, Democritus, coined the term átomos meaning ‘indivisible'. We now know, of course, that atoms are not indivisible, and that the fission of electrons produced...
Nuclear Power – Why Thorium Is Much Better Than Uranium
Uranium is what has been used in power plants since the 1950’s, not long after Albert Einstein formulated E=mc^2, which proved the tremendous power and potential in harnessing nuclear...
Japanese election result stuns anti-nuclear movement
This past weekend, the Japanese headed to the polls to take part in the first election since the catastrophic nuclear disaster. But the election results have anti-nuclear critics across the...
Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels
Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
Are Bladeless Wind Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?
Bladeless wind turbines are a relatively new technology that improve on convectional turbines and hold a lot of promise for the future of renewable energy.
8 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags
There are plenty of natural and Eco-friendly alternatives to Ziploc bags. From Lunchskin sandwich bags to Vegan food wraps, here are eight options you can try out.
How the Business of Water Can Promote Sustainability
Dive into the world of the water business and discover its potential to foster sustainability. Learn how innovative approaches and conscious practices can safeguard our valuable water resources and contribute to a greener future.
How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide
Neem oil pesticide is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution to pest problems.
4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals
There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.