Tag 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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Are Electric Cars for you?

My first question to myself was…How Many different electric cars are there for sale? Ever since I put solar panels on my house and reduced my electric bill considerably, I have been thinking….Maybe I should get an electric car to … Continue reading

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Adaptation -Volume 4 – Aluminum Cans for Heat?

Can you believe it? Aluminum cans as a heat Source! I never thought something could be so simple as this.  An inexpensive way to generate heat from the sun that is based on the use of used aluminum cans.  This … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 1

Adaptation – What are we going to do when the climate changes? Climate Change is pretty much an accepted fact in the world of science and politics.  The worlds climate zones will undoubtedly change over time no matter what actions … 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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What is China doing to take care of their Environment?

So far I have looked some of the Envonmental Policies of Australia and India, In this post, I will attempt to share some of what China is doing! Now as you can imagine, China is the power that we must … 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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