With California’s statewide plastic bag ban, millions of Americans are now prevented from using these wasteful, polluting convenience items.
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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.
Hawaiian culture is steeped in a delicate harmony with nature. The islands boast consistently strong wind densities, great insolation characteristics, enormous reservoirs of geothermal energy, plant life that is perfect for the production of ethanol, and an incredible oceanic wave resource, all of which could be exploited by renewable technologies without damaging the environment. As […]
Last year was a bright spot for the solar industry, despite dark economic clouds and forecasts that rolled in during 2008’s final few months. SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) just released its yearly review, which identified 2008 as the third in a string of record growth years. The numbers were for the US solar market, with […]
As the biggest global warming polluters gather for a 2-day meeting in Honolulu this week to hammer out a post-Kyoto agreement, the tiny state of Hawaii is taking some of its own big steps to curb emissions. Hawaii has unveiled a plan to become the first state to get the “vast majority” of its energy […]