Tag Archives: Climate Change

Solar Panels Powering The World: True or False?

You hear a lot of myths permeating the solar industry: inefficiencies, storage problems, viability, costliness, conversion issues, output, etc. etc. For this exercise, though, I want you to forget everything “you know” about solar energy, and for two reasons: First, … Continue reading

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Christmas: A Consumer Culture Miracle

Christmas is right around the corner! Or so the billions in advertising has convinced us to believe, anyway. Now, I’m not here to tell you that the true purpose of Christmas has been buried beneath miles of discarded materials slowly decaying, … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Heating Up The Syrian War

It’s an ugly truth to a dawning reality. A new study confirms climate change contributed to the Syrian War. The predicted disastrous effects of climate change are no longer ideologies of an impending future, but realities on our doorstep, today. According … Continue reading

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Futuristic Homes: Earthships, Shipping Containers, Tiny Homes… What?

Futuristic, Sustainable Homes – not your technology driven prediction, per se. Continue reading

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Eliminating Waste Through Design

Ever heard of the 3 R’s? Well, there’s a 4th one, too. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Regenerate. Great concept, and a thoughtful way to help people work to diminish waste. Except, it doesn’t exactly approach the problem from its source… And the … Continue reading

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Where Does My Food Come From?

The Localized and Urban farming movement, and why it matters. Continue reading

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California’s Drought.

An article in National Geographic explains the crisis in California due to water shortages more thoroughly. Here’s the gist: “Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown announced his state’s first-ever mandatory water restrictions, in an effort to cope with four years of … Continue reading

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