Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘sustainability’

Sustainable Power – The Solution to Pollution

Sustainable Power – The Solution to Pollution

The Industry Wellbeing Organization, The U.N., and governments from throughout the world are now concerned using pollution. You hear celebs phoning a get in touch with to arms, to unite against air pollution. A media frenzy on how polluted the full world is the gathering of the decade. Pollution leads to instability, discomfort, disorder and [...]

Energy efficient construction gains ground

Energy efficient construction gains ground

My Uncle Dave Wakefield lives in Anchorage, Alaska in a tiny house built when efficiency meant minimal construction cost and square footage. The house, which he’s lived in the past two decades, has changed little since its construction sometime before or during World War II. It has 2-by-4 walls, low ceilings, tiny rooms and a draftiness consistent with old [...]

Emissions boost the case for clean energy

Emissions boost the case for clean energy

Two facts make clean energy unbeatable: air pollution and its friend climate change. Sure there are naysayers. Texas Gov. Rick Perry was quoted as saying, “Scientists are ‘coming forward daily’ to disavow a ‘theory that remains unproven,’” in a tweet by New Hampshire Public Radio. And James Delingpole on globalclimatescam.com sarcastically says, “It now seems [...]

Applying the Principles of Permaculture in Turfgrass Management

Applying the Principles of Permaculture in Turfgrass Management

As a young undergraduate at Utah State University, I remember well the day I signed up for the required course “Turfgrass Management, Principles and Practices”. One of the chores I had growing up was to take care of the lawn on my parent’s one acre property. I soon came to dread the long hours of [...]

Take a carbon-reduction cue from Europe’s greenest city

Take a carbon-reduction cue from Europe’s greenest city

Hamburg is the world’s most beautiful city. Or at least that’s what my friend and former co-worker Alex Schwenkenberg would say followed by, “Take a look.” And he’d pull up several shots of the Germanic cityscape. Whatever its standings in the looks department, Hamburg, which has a population of about 1.8 million, does have an [...]


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