Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly December 10, 2018 posted by

InCharge – these charge ports coming to the UK use all renewable energy

Electric cars need places to juice up and Vattenfall is going to be installing charging stations in the UK which is awesome because their ports are powered totally by renewable energy making driving an electric car, that much more eco-friendly as long as they’re using one of the InCharge ports.


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InCharge – these charge ports coming to the UK use all renewable energy
Eco Friendly December 6, 2018 posted by

nergy House – this house inside of a lab answers some energy questions

Heating our homes is a big deal. It’s where we use a lot of energy because no one likes to be cold. Since you can’t just move into a new, energy efficient home, we’ve got to figure out how to get the most from what we do have. Which is why scientists in the UK built a whole house in a lab called Energy House.


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nergy House – this house inside of a lab answers some energy questions
Eco Friendly December 5, 2018 posted by

Iron May Provide Cheaper Solar Energy – new discovery an alternative to rare materials

The technology behind solar cells is expensive. Not so much the production as some of the materials. In order to get that energy, some of the components that are used are precious materials. Researchers have created a iron molecule that can do the work just as well without the heavy cost burden.


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Iron May Provide Cheaper Solar Energy – new discovery an alternative to rare materials
Eco Friendly December 4, 2018 posted by

Plastic Bag Ban Works – two large chains in Australia show how promising a bag ban can be

Two large grocery chains in Australia stopped supplying single use plastic bags in hopes that it would help reduce some of the plastic waste and it worked. There was an 80% drop in plastic bag consumption across the nation. It is hoped that this action will encourage other retailers to stop supplying them as well.


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Plastic Bag Ban Works – two large chains in Australia show how promising a bag ban can be
Eco Friendly December 3, 2018 posted by

Climate Change in Charts – check out these charts that outline the problem of our heating world

Climate change is something that most people are aware of but many just don’t know how bad it is. After all, we still have winter and like, weather so we’re doing alright, right? Well, it’s not catastrophic yet but it’s getting there. These handy charts illustrate how rough things are and give some suggestions in helping.


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Climate Change in Charts – check out these charts that outline the problem of our heating world
Eco Friendly November 30, 2018 posted by

Nissan Energy Share – share power between your car and your home

Electric cars are great at cutting down the harm done emissions from cars for a better, greener tomorrow. Nissan wants to take it even further by utilizing the batteries to charge and power more than just cars. They will begin testing LEAF electric vehicles to give power back to homes and offices with the Nissan Energy Share.


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Nissan Energy Share – share power between your car and your home
Eco Friendly November 29, 2018 posted by

Acorn Project – if you can’t stop emissions, at least keep them out of the atmosphere

The biggest key to stopping climate change is limiting the amount of harmful gases that enter the atmosphere. This, however, will take time as changes are made to what energies we use, how we produce things, etc. In the meantime, the Acorn Project wants to keep the gases from getting into the air and, good news, it’s looking to start testing it’s technology by the mid-2020s.


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Acorn Project – if you can’t stop emissions, at least keep them out of the atmosphere
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 29, 2018 posted by

Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change

Climate change is a big deal but we have a hard time visualizing it. When we think of climate change most of probably think of polar bears and industrial smoke stacks but it turns out those images don’t really connect well and turn into action. Climate Visuals is a library of images that capture climate change in a way that we can understand and prompt people to engage.


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Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change
Eco Friendly November 28, 2018 posted by

Peat bogs Closing in Ireland – first step to counteracting harmful greenhouse gasses

Peat bogs are contributing to climate change. This fuel source that has been important to Ireland for nearly a century is harmful to the planet, more so than even coal. The good news is that the company that harvests these bogs announced plans to shut them down, the bad news is that it might not be enough to curtail the damage.


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Peat bogs Closing in Ireland – first step to counteracting harmful greenhouse gasses
Eco Friendly November 27, 2018 posted by

Chile’s Renewable Energy Boom – powered by people like you and me

It would be nice if everywhere was on the renewable energy kick. Although many places have made some strides, there’s still a lot of reliance on energy sources that aren’t so great for our longevity. There’s some bright spots in the fight though. Chile is one country that has embraced renewable energy and they did it with the help of activism.


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Chile’s Renewable Energy Boom – powered by people like you and me
Eco Friendly November 22, 2018 posted by

Light Pollution – this infographic shows the harm of this issue

Light pollution is real. In urban areas it is common to see streetlights, building lights, etc wherever you go, there’s hardly any night at all! Which is a major problem for nocturnal animals. It may seem the only creatures who are affected by our lights are bugs but there’s so much more. This handy inforgraphic points out some of the major issues with light pollution.


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Light Pollution – this infographic shows the harm of this issue