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Archives for October 2012
Check this out! The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century created this interactive map to track renewable energy developments across the world. How does your country stack up?
In this TED talk, David Roberts, writer for Grist.org, paints a disturbing picture of what will happen if climate change continues on checked. it’s simple, straightforward and scary.
Bia Assevero is the Alliance’s Social Media consultant. I moved to New Orleans exactly – give or take 24 hours – a year ago. As I look back on the last twelve months, one of the first things that jumps out at me is how much knowledge I’ve gained about environmental and energy issues, not […]
California continues to improve its Green Building Standard Codes. The GBSC led by the California Building Standard Commission is the first state-wide mandatory Green Building code standard in the nation. The GBSC also known as CalGreen recently updated its code standards in July 2012. It remains a work in progress, but it shows how far ahead California is in energy-efficient building compared to the rest […]
Liquid air could work better than batteries or hydrogen for storing excess energy produced from wind turbines or other renewable energy sources during off-peak times, according to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. A company in the United Kingdom is testing how the liquid air method—originally developed to power vehicles—could help use some of this “wrong-time” energy. The method would […]
Vicki Arroyo is the Executive Director of the Georgetown Climate Center
So this video is a little dated but the conversation about cap & trade schemes for carbon is still ongoing. Have a watch and sound off in the comments. Do you agree with Annie Leonard or do you think that a cap & trade program might be a part of the solution? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA6FSy6EKrM
I’ve used EnergyStar products for years and have always bought them when I could. Their products are usually higher in price than other appliances, but I always consider the long term savings on these better-for-the-environment-products and you should too. I recently took a look at the www.energystar.gov website, and I was amazed at the variety of products they now have. Most people know about energystar […]
The Louisana Weekly originally published this article by Zoe Sullivan in it’s October 1st print edition. Link to the full article can be found below. Entergy has been the target of much wrath in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. With hundreds of thousands of people left without power for days, public officials and residents denounced […]