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A Game-Changer in Energy Storage

Future360 travels to Austin, Texas to unearth a radical new energy storage technology. Xtreme Power's patented power cell promises to be a game changer in how renewable energy is integrated into the g…

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Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project

Call me crazy, but when Al Gore talks about the environment, he makes me feel safer. Gore’s message is like a reliable parent. In this role, he does not concede in the protectiveness of his message –…

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Eco Friendly Space Program

I admittedly haven't paid a lot of attention to the restructuring of NASA's shuttle program, but also admittedly, was very intrigued when I came across an article by Timon Singh on Inhabitat.com that …

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A Father’s Day Conversation: What Happened To Renewable Energy?

After reading Laurie David’s inspiring, informative, and thoroughly enjoyable new book, The Family Dinner, it validated the importance of engaging in family dinnertime discussions. My nest is mostl…

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What Are Carbon Offsets and How Do They Work?

In the shortest and sweetest terms, carbon offsets aim to help reduce the environmental damage dirty energy creates. How we measure carbon offsets:  One carbon offset represents the reduction of on…

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World Wide Web Powered by Green Energy?

A project in Canada called the GreenStar Network seeks to power information technology infrastructure from renewable sources with the overall goal of creating a carbon-free network. Currently informat…

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New Orleans Could be Powered by River Energy

A recent article about renewable energy in Louisiana proposed quite a fascinating scenario, especially considering all the oil currently leaking into the Gulf. Electricity-generating turbines are bein…

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At What Cost Do We Want Green Homes?

“What do you consider to be the single most important factor in determining if a home is green?” Homeowners were asked this question in a recent study  by FreeGreen. Hands down, the answer came down …

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Green vs. Green: We Need an Environmental Bailout

As I stand back, watching our financial house of cards crumble in on itself, and hearing the panic and outrage spill forth from the mealy mouths of pundits and politicians, as we teeter on the precipi…

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Green Girl Excels in Energy Efficiency

Let me start by saying that in my dorm room, there are exactly three electrical outlets. One is directly under my bed and not in easy reach. The other is right behind my roommate’s desk (also not ea…

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Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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Ya lo firme,pero,¿que mas debemos hacer?las leyes de proteccion para los animales,deben ser m…

Nature will always take care of us:)

It would be great if we could plant nut trees in many places and collect the nuts ourselves, instead…

makes a lot of sense...

Awesome story! When living in Australia I fed magpies in the backyard, if I was a bit late putting …