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How to Really Celebrate Earth Hour Every Day [Infographic]

April 2nd, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

I’ve got a confession to make: I’ve lost my enthusiasm for Earth Hour (which is tonight). I’m not alone: I’ve seen many of my fellow green bloggers expressing everything from low motivation to outright disdain for the notion of turning off your&hellip


Oregon Future Energy Conference

April 2nd, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

In its eighth year, the Oregon Future Energy Conference is the place to be on Earth Day.  The all-day conference, presented [&hellip


The History Of Solar

March 31st, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Originally published on Renewables International.By Craig Morris Did you know that Socrates gave lectures on solar architecture? But no, he’s not the one who invented it – that honor goes back at least to the Chinese, according to the update of&hellip


Save Your Bees With an Open Source Beehive (w/ Video)

March 28th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” ― Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee The world’s honeybee population is plummeting, inspiring everyone from tin-hat doomsday prophets to economists&hellip


DIY Rides: Kyle Crispo’s Propane Mustang

March 27th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Welcome to a new series, where we highlight the rides of our dedicated readers. Kyle reached out to us after we stumbled across his car for sale on craigslist, and here in his own words is the story of how he came to own this unique alt-fuel pony car&hellip


Green Prefab Homes: Introduction

March 24th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Prefabricated homes, or kit homes, have been on the homebuilding scene for a long time. But now there are green [&hellip



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