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Hemp house at Hazelbrook

Clear vision: Jana and Eddy Matic with building designer Kirstie Wulf at one of the yet-to-be-glassed windows of the new house. The walls are made of …

Plastic Fiber Pollution: How Our Clothes Might Be Poisoning The Ocean

Plastic fiber pollution is one of the biggest problems in marine conservation today, with more than 700,000 plastic fibers polluting the ocean for …

Ten Hemp Companies That Even Your Mom Would Love at the NoCo Hemp Expo

<b>2. Dahlia's Botanicals</b><p>Why not tell your mom about a company run by another mom? Dahlia's Botanicals was founded by Moriah Barnhart, whose daughter …

Wonder Material: Hempcrete is Sustainable, CO2-Negative, Fast-Growing, Fire-Resistant and More

Educate yourself on this up-and-coming material<p>The development of hemp in the United States has been ridiculous, because idiot politicians thought it …

Cannabis

Bowen Island company makes tiny homes made of hemp

Tiny, eco-friendly hemp homes are the made-in-B.C. solution to the housing crisis, according to some advocates.<p>Kim Brooks, the CEO of Hempcrete …

Western Canada

Case Di Luce By Pedone Studio’s Hemp Houses

By Arwa Lodhi When you think of hemp, you probably think of rope. But there’s more to it than that. It’s long been known that hemp seed oil is great …

Trump's Election Could Threaten Global Climate Agreement

Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the presidential race stunned climate advocates and threatens to unravel President Obama’s policies to reduce …

Climate

Flashy Recyclable Photovoltaic System Breaks Record for Solar Energy

Medium-sized, plastic silicon cell and solar concentrator photovoltaic modules achieve 5.8 efficiency Photo: Angèle Reinders/University of …

Clean Energy

New way to turn sewage into biofuel within minutes

Sewage treatment plants may soon turn human waste into fuel, thanks to a new technology that mimics the conditions of the Earth it uses to create …

Trump just proposed ending all federal clean energy development

He’d end all research on solar, wind, efficiency, batteries, clean cars, and climate science, too.<p>In the last week, Republican presidential nominee …

New Solar Panels Get Clean Water From Thin Air

We all know now how good solar panels can be in terms of harvesting natural energy from the sun and saving us money in the process. Now, a company …

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Pioneering Grandma Building Tiny Sustainable Homes Out of Hemp

By Vic Bishop | Waking Times<p>The DEA considers hemp to be a dangerous substance and it’s still classified as a schedule I drug, alongside heroin and …

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Inside Songdo, The City Designed From Scratch To Be Sustainable

Can this Korean development outside of Seoul be the standard for how we build new cities in the future?<p>There aren’t any garbage trucks in Songdo, South Korea. Instead, trash is sucked through pneumatic pipes to a central sorting facility–in seconds–where it’s either recycled or turned into energy. …

Wind-powered device can produce 11 gallons per day of clean drinking water from the air

<b>WaterSeer is a low-tech, low-cost atmospheric water condenser that could help create water self-sufficiency in communities around the world.</b><p>A new …

SunToWater units produce 40 to 100 gallons of clean water per day from the air

<b>These units, said to be capable of producing 40-100 gallons of clean water per day, can be powered by solar or solar plus grid power.</b><p>Last week, I …

Renewables target of 50% by 2030 achievable, says report

<b>Producing half of Scotland's energy needs using renewable technology by 2030 is an achievable goal, according to a new report.</b><p>Actions required to meet that target have been set out in a study for WWF Scotland, Friends of the Earth Scotland and RSPB Scotland.<p>The environmental groups have now called …

Solar And Wind Power Are Growing - But Won't Help Climate Change

<b>Solar And Wind Power Are Growing – But Won’t Solve Climate Change</b><p>It was a memorable conclusion to the now-decade-old movie <i>An Inconvenient Truth</i>: …

A new kind of fake tree has spinning leaves that can generate wind power for your house

But turbines are rarely colorful or aesthetically pleasing — and they're certainly not something many people would want in their front yard. A new kind of fake tree comprised of leaf-shaped mini turbines could change that.<p>The WindTree, created by a french company called NewWind, has 54 spinning …

Why Don't More People Recycle?

[Image Courtesy of Paul Downey/WikiMedia Creative Commons]<p>We all know recycling helps the environment. It reduces the waste cluttering landfills. …

The cost of solar power has fallen 25% in just five months

The future is looking sunny for solar as the clean, renewable energy source gets cheaper – and fast. In just five months, the cost of solar plummeted …

Prefabricated green residential building is slated for Berlin's new 'live-work city'

On a site in Berlin currently home to old, ugly oilfield tanks, a revitalized district called WerkBundStadt is in the works. ingenhoven architects, …

Ahram Weekly

How Does Solar Energy Work? – Know This For Yourself!

<b>Solar power is a cheap and renewable source of energy. It’s also the cleanest source of energy, because there is no burning of fossil fuel and</b> …

Clean Energy

GE pulls the plug on the GeoSpring heat pump hot water heater

Back in 2012 TreeHugger emeritus Brian Merchant took this photo of the first GE GeoSpring hot water heater rolling off the assembly line in …

Calgary school named 'greenest' in Canada

Bandile Phiri is a Grade 12 student at Lord Shaughnessy High School who is really enjoying the energy and environmental innovation program.<p>"The …

Canada

One Hour Of Exercise On This Bike Can Power Your Home For A Day

Imagine powering your home with just one hour of exercise-for free. Manoj Bhargava, CEO of 5-hour Energy maker Living Essentials, is working to make …