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Designing an Energy Efficient Home

With electricity prices soaring and a much higher emphasis on saving the planet, it is important to implement different strategies, during the design …

Researchers convert sewer sludge to diesel alternative

Human waste can create much more than a foul odor.<p>Researchers at Mississippi State University have created a patented process which turns our by-products into an alternative diesel energy source.<p>Publicly owned wastewater treatment plants generate over 8 million tons of sewage sludge annually, …

How to Use Climate Finance to Promote Clean Water

Fresh water is vital to human society -- not simply for drinking, but also for washing, farming and producing energy. In the future, this crucial resource is expected to become increasingly scarce. This is partly due to climate change.<p>In the sub-tropics, climate change is most likely to result in …

This map just might convince you that New York City needs a plastic bag tax

The City Council is trying again to impose a ten-cent fee on disposable bags. Here’s why it should finally happen<p>New York City's trying to pass a plastic bag tax. Again.<p>Gothamist has the latest on what's been a seven year-long debate within City Hall: a group of councilmembers announced yesterday …

Millennials Grow Climate Change Solutions As Boomers Fall Behind

<i>This feature was first published in The Tyee.</i><p>Two months after Metro Vancouver's ban on organic waste in landfills came into effect, many restaurants …

To Recycle or Not to Recycle – PVC Cable Waste is the Question