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Sometimes We Can Only Stand In Awe of Superior Intelligence

I ask my guest bloggers to confine their monologues here to items that pertain to clean energy—or perhaps to sustainability more generally—and I try to do the same, but sometimes I’m so blown away with something in another arena that

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From Guest Blogger Blake Meredith: What $11.9 Billion Can Do For The Earth And You | The Innovations Of Elon Musk

Usually, anyone with $11.9 billion spends most of it on the contents of a Neiman Marcus fantasy gifts catalog. Anyone want a custom $475,000 Paris perfume? Yet in the right hands, in the right mind, $11.9 billion can subsidize a

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Posted in Electric Vehicles

Sure, the U.S. Congress Is Corrupt, but It Gets Steadily Worse from There

When I lament the issues with our government, it’s normally to note that corruption, i.e., the fact that law-makers vote in lock-step with the interests of those who have given them enormous campaign contributions, and the will of the people

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From Guest Blogger Ann Shirley: How to Build the Most Energy Efficient Home

When planning for a new home or a next phase, one of the most important considerations should be the overall cost of ownership. It can be easy to overlook the cost of utilities when you fall in love with a

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Nuclear Energy: Achieving Realism and Balance

A nuclear energy scientist from a group of which I’m a part writes: (It wasn’t hard to see how) we came to agreement that a proven technology should be developed ASAP to produce abundant, clean energy, reduce existing health risks,

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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: How Your Roof Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

An upgrade to a roof can make your home more energy efficient in several ways to reduce the costs of climate control. If you are not a construction expert, then understanding how replacing a roof makes a difference with energy

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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakley: Six Home Renovations to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

It’s time to go green! Being energy conscious is something more and more homeowners are focusing on when it comes time to renovate. Even if you are doing major renovations in Surrey, Port McNeill or even in the southwestern United

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From Guest Blogger Blake Meredith: Five More Eco-Savvy Tips for Prepping your Place for Winter

If you’re concerned about protecting your home against the ravages of winter, as well as skyrocketing energy costs, you should begin to safeguard your property now, while the weather is still warm. As a companion to our recent article on

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From Guest Blogger Alicia: Five Reasons Why You Should Be Using Renewable Energy

All sources of renewable energy, including wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biomass, provide not only substantial benefits for our climate and environment, but for our economy and health as well. A recent study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory found

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From Guest Blogger Lizzie: Sustainable Home Improvement–How to Maintain Clean Air in Your House

When people think of air quality, they often think of the air outdoors. Indoor air pollution, though, can also be a big problem. Very often, the air in your home isn’t as clean as you think. Sometimes this is obvious

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