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Where America’s Energy Goes

May 13th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

There is no shortage of opinions about energy issues in America, whether it concerns the use of fossil fuels or [&hellip


The Downfall of Plastic Shopping Bags: A Global Picture

May 12th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

By Janet Larsen and Savina Venkova Worldwide, a trillion single-use plastic bags are used each year, nearly 2 million each minute. Usage varies widely among countries, from over 400 a year for many East Europeans, to just four a year for people in Denmark&hellip


AIA’s Top Ten 2014 List

May 8th, 2014 | by Jennifer Shockley

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released its Top Ten Projects of 2014. In alphabetical order, they are: Arizona State [&hellip


Fighting For Science In The Classroom & America’s Future

April 23rd, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

By Michael Haas, President & CEO of Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC Knowledge is power. And in the face of climate change, where time is our enemy, we are putting up a weak fight. In stark contrast to the scientific consensus, only 49% of Americans&hellip


How to Build a Wind Turbine for $30

April 16th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Renewable energy = high upfront costs… right? Yes, if you’re paying someone else to put your system together for you. Now, that seems like kind of a no-brainer for most of us: I certainly don’t feel like I know enough to build my own solar panel&hellip



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