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Top Five US Cities for Urban Homesteading

May 28th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Where do urban homesteaders live? Where are they gathering? Using the Gallup Wellbeing Index as a jumping off point, here are the top five cities for happy homesteading


Hydropower Continues Steady Growth

June 14th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

World hydroelectric power generation has risen steadily by an average 3 percent annually over the past four decades. In 2011, at 3,500 billion kilowatt-hours, hydroelectricity accounted for roughly 16 percent of global electricity generation, almost all produced by the world’s 45,000-plus large dams. Today hydropower is generated in over 160 countries


Time to Slap a Tariff on Chinese Solar Panels?

March 16th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Cheap Chinese solar panels are great for installers, but present a challenge for US solar manufacturers. Is it time to put a tariff on panels from China in order to level the playing field



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