Category Archives: Alternative Energy

Adaptation – Volume 8 – Solar Lighting!

How many of you out there turn lights on inside your house during the day? I know I am guilty of such an offense, but unless you have large windows and plenty of sunlight during the day, there are many … Continue reading

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Troglodytes of the World Unite!

Whether you live in a Natural Cave or a Man Made Cave either way… Caves are the new Cool abodes! They are undoubtedly the most ecologically friendly homes and in light of increasing heat and unsettled weather may provide us … Continue reading

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Russia’s Environmental Policies

Russia is one of the largest Countries in the world.  What are they doing to reduce their Carbon footprint? Poor Wikipedia only had carbon emission records for the Soviet Union from 1990-91 and then it was 13.0 tons per capita! … Continue reading

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Australia Contemplates Removing Their Carbon Tax!

 A STEP BACKWARDS? OR POLITICAL NECESSITY! The Australian government under new Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (He’s back for a second run!) has proposed removing carbon taxes from businesses in their country.  Plagued by rising power costs, the Australian public is … Continue reading

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Geothermal Heat Pumps – Are they Better than Solar?

Sorry to say but Solar Rebates in Arizona have been reduced by the Arizona Public Service Company! APS in trying to meet their quota for the use of solar energy in the state at one time offered $1.00/watt.  While I … Continue reading

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Renewable Vs Non-Renewable Resources – Basic Science

Scientists and Economists talk about these two topics all the time! They are two basic terms that we learn in most science classes. We need to think about them a little harder. The great question in the world is do … Continue reading

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Why Not Super Insulated Housing?

You know it is going to get Hotter! There are so many articles out there about global climate change.  Along with climate change comes the inevitable.  Longer hotter summers!  One way that we might be able to adapt better in … Continue reading

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President Obamas Inaugural Speech

What President Obama said about Climate Change in his Second Inaugural speech! “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will respond to the threat of climate change, … Continue reading

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What a fine Environmental Mess you got us into now Oilie!

Rule number One – Don’t Mess with Mother Nature Originally, the APW County Park was a natural wetland along the shores of Arthur Kill.  This wetlands shrubs and sea grasses naturally protected the shoreline from any tidal surges.  Its natures … Continue reading

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Vertical Organic Farming

Survive a Winter Storm and never run out of Fresh Veges! Two Flagstaff Arizona men have come up with a new way to make money as well as provide their community with food during emergencies. By Joe Ferguson Arizona Daily … Continue reading

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