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The energy of tomorrow may not be solar, but seaweed

Seaweed Energy<p>The U.S. Department of Energy is investing in a novel source of future renewable energy in the form of seaweed. That’s right — seaweed …

Renewable Energy
Fossil Fuels

The Extra Step Most People Forget When Ordering from Amazon

Recent estimates put the number of Amazon Prime members at 80 million. Even if each Prime member only ordered one package per year, that adds up to …

Sustainability

How to Create a Letter of Intent for Business Deals

What Is a Letter of Intent for Business? How Do I Create One?<p>Letter of Intent for Business: Information, Tips, Sample<p>Updated October 25, 2017<p>A …

Small Business

The right and wrong ways to market your business to millennials

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of the America’s Entrepreneurs Special Report.<p>Millennials have overtaken …

Small Business

Proposed 80-story wooden skyscraper may be a preview of tall timber future

A project proposal in Chicago shows the continued fascination, and investment, in a new generation of wood towers<p>In a city lined with pathbreaking towers and skyscrapers, the River Beech project, if it comes to fruition, may earn its own chapter in the history of Chicago architectural marvels. …

Scientist Warns of Mass Marine Extinction

By Tim Radford<p>Mass marine extinction may be inevitable. If humans go on burning fossil fuels under the notorious "business as usual" scenario, then …

This solar-powered net-zero home is a modern take on the farmhouse

Missouri S&T’s entry into the biennial Solar Decathlon competition<p>The SILO house was conceived as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s biennial competition Solar Decathlon, which challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar-powered houses.<p>Designed for empty nesters by students of the …

6 Things You Should Never Recycle

I feel like I am a person who is reasonably educated about recycling. I've been doing it since I was a kid, and reporting on it for at least a decade.<p>…

Sustainability

Student-built solar-powered tiny home represents new vision for the American dream

The future of tiny home design is looking very bright. A team of students from Sacramento State, working under the name Sol Vespiade, have designed a …

Climate scientists may have been underestimating global warming, finds study

Preventing global warming from becoming “dangerous” may have just got significantly harder after new research suggested climate scientists have been …

Climate Change

Scientists Warn Climate Change Could Bring the Dust Bowl Back Out of the History Books

If there’s anything that just about sums up the desperation of the Great Depression in one filthy package, it’s photos of the Dust Bowl, when …

Why We Need A New Label For ‘Climate Change’

Studies show that relabeling can make a huge difference in people’s behaviour.<p>Nineteen of the G20 countries have affirmed their commitment to the …

Climate Change

Solar-powered biodome sustains all four seasons at the same time, under one roof

Italian architect Carlo Ratti just unveiled plans for a stunning biodome that recreates all four seasons under one solar-powered roof. The Garden of …

Architecture

What the world would look like if all the ice melted

If the world keeps burning fossil fuels and releasing carbon emissions indefinitely, climate change will eventually melt all the ice at the poles and on mountains, according to National Geographic.<p>This would raise global sea levels by approximately 216 feet, engulfing oceanside cities like Miami, …

Climate Change

How Climate Change Denial Threatens National Security

In a cramped meeting room Wednesday on Capitol Hill, House Democrats hosted a roundtable to discuss climate change with several national security …

Climate Change

Why Antarctic ice shelves the size of countries are disintegrating

The break-up of vast ice shelves in the Antarctic – such as the recent massive iceberg – is being fuelled by a wave that moves at about half the …

Will climate change turn the Sahel green?

Climate change can be a good thing. At least for the arid Sahel region in Africa, where rainfall has been increasing as the world warms up. But to …

Climate Change
Donald Trump

California confronts solar power glut with novel marketplace

California is a leader in solar and wind power. The Golden State is well on its way to reaching a self-imposed goal of getting a third of its …

Renewable Energy

Focus on health puts greens in spotlight

As more consumers slash their intake of fat and calories and resolve to eat healthier, the greens category has assumed a prominent spot in the …

Rolex Watches

As Cost Plunges, Solar Power is Ready to Surpass Coal

Solar Boom<p>Solar power is among the easiest ways for individuals to hop on the clean energy generation train. There are many incentives afforded to …

Renewable Energy
Climate Change

Climate change in the North Sea: oysters in, cod out

The temperature of the North Sea is increasing with climate change. Good news for immigrant species - bad news for cold-loving residents. What else …

North Sea

Solar Water Heating Makes Sense for Multitenant Buildings

In hotels, condos, apartments and dormitories, each shower, load of laundry and sink full of dishes adds to the property’s utility bills. Heating …