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New net-zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec generates all its own energy

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green …

20 Best-Ever Fat-Burning Soups

Theoretically, having more choices is a good thing.<p>But when ordering a coffee at Starbucks is like doing a mini dissertation in some vaguely Romantic …

Cooking

Toyota's Ultimate Utility Vehicle is a minivan fit for the apocalypse

One of my favorite pastimes is imagining which vehicle I'd commandeer should the apocalypse happen. I've dreamt of the Mercedes 6x6 G-Class and Ram …

Mach 2 Bargain Bin: 1965 MiG 21PF

This 1965 Mikoyan MiG 21PF (airframe 433372128) is a good looking example of the Soviet Union’s iconic jet interceptor. Offered with logs back to …

Home battery storage to 'revolutionise' solar industry in Australia: Climate Council report

Coupling solar panels with home battery storage could be the cheapest way to get electricity within three years, according to a report by the Climate …

QC calls for ruling to 'scotch' claims that challenge 'consensus' on global warming

An international conference of top judges hears call for 'judicial determination' of the scientific evidence<p>We might think a proposal to an international conference of top judges - assembled in the highest courtroom in Britain - for a ruling to 'scotch' claims that challenge the 'consensus' on …

These Are The UNHEALTHIEST Foods On The Planet

“I’m on a health kick,” our friend Darlene said the other day over brunch. She proudly poured almond milk into her coffee, took a sip of OJ and bit …

Nutrition

Why beef is the new SUV

<b>Lexington, Texas (CNN) —</b> This is the story of a giant pile of beef.<p>Well, 1.27 pounds (0.58 kilos) of brisket, to be exact.<p>But before I get into the business of explaining where this meat came from, and why eating this stuff has a massive, unexpected effect on climate change, I feel the need to …

Agriculture

Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop.<p>The emerging …

Solar Power

Shell pulls the plug on Arctic exploration

Shell has spent about $7 billion on exploration in the waters off Alaska so far and said it could take a hit of up to $4.1 billion for pulling out of the Chukchi Sea for the "foreseeable future".<p>The unsuccessful campaign is Shell's second major setback in the Arctic after it interrupted exploration …

Oil & Gas Industry

10 of the Hottest Green Technologies

It’s no secret that the energy you use in your home adds up fast. Between heating, cooling, electricity, water and everything in between, it’s easy …

Fears Mount that the USDA’s Organic Certification Process Is Being Hijacked by Corporate Interests | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Some organic food experts are worried that the term used to describe non-genetically modified crops and produce may soon become nearly meaningless,</i> …

Sept. 23: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>Positive influences on your birthday mean there will be many changes over the coming 12 months, and all of them will be to your benefit. If you can get the balance right between the future and the past your success and happiness is guaranteed.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April …

Energy | Off The Grid

Articles in Energy<p>An Indian entrepreneur has created a refrigerator made entirely from clay that keeps food cool without using any electricity. …

Clean Energy

The top 10 foods with the biggest environmental footprint

Well, maybe you should. Climate change is getting real, and agriculture is one of the largest sources of heat-trapping greenhouse gases such as methane and carbon dioxide.<p>But when it comes to their "carbon footprint," not all foods are created equal.<p>The Environmental Working Group, a Washington, …

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