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Is Geothermal Energy Safe for the Environment?

Geothermal energy is a new way to power our large and ever-expanding cities. With over 7 billion people on Earth, our world is demanding and consuming more and more and we are constantly searching for alternative methods to coal and oil. Geothermal energy is a new expansion to our lines of alternat ...

Nuclear Energy - Power or Death?

We use energy everywhere, from running our cars to powering our television sets. It is an essential part of our daily lives. Unfortunately, we are often hearing of how our supply of fossil fuels is running out, and how we are potentially warming the planet and causing the sea level to rise. However ...

7 Things You Should Know Before Going Solar

Have you been thinking about going to solar energy? As little as a decade ago it was rare to see any solar powered homes. But now with people becoming more aware of our carbon footprint and wanting to be more involved in going green it is becoming much more popular.If you are seriously considering ...

Renewable Energy

According to statistics published by the IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency), the world’s renewable electricity production reached 1.700 GW in 2013, which represents 30% of the planet’s total production.In its report titled “Rethinking Energy”, the Agency states th ... ...

Advantages of Solar Farms

Is solar energy the answer to the Earth’s energy peak that we are about to go through? Why, or why not, if that is the case? Well, one way to do this is through solar farms. This is a form of exploitation that is built over a few hectares, and the purpose is to produce vast amounts of electri ... ...

Yellowstone National Park Road Melting

Yellowstone National Park’s ever-changing geology has caused an asphalt road to melt cutting off access to several of the parks most popular geysers and attractions. On Thursday July 10, in the height of the tourist season, officials shut down Firehole Lake Drive. Extreme heat from thermal ar ... ...

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Designing a Sustainable Future with Offshore Wind Energy

If we wish to preserve ourselves along with our planet for a sustainable future, we will need innovative and renewable approaches in order to satisfy the world's expanding energy appetite. You would be hard-pressed to find anyone more adamant on this subject than North Dakota State University&# ... ...

Wind is Powering Down

We can't tell you how much we've loved sharing in sustainable-minded community with you. We wanted to tell you that Wind is soon powering down, but all is not lost!While we will stop promoting your posts this week, we have two other sites where you can post your gorgeously green content, so ... ...

Fracking: Friend Or Foe?

Fracking has certainly caused much controversy around the world, but what’s all the fuss about and are protestors right to be concerned?What is fracking?The technical term for fracking is ‘hydraulic fracturing’.  It’s an industrial mining process which entails injecting ... ...

Costa Rica Now in 100% Renewable Energy

Using only renewable energy to power an entire city or even a whole nation may seem unbelievable. But Costa Rica has proved that it is possible as the country has started to rely 100% on renewable energy.Costa Rica, a rain forested country, is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the east, Panama and N ...

The Power of Water

We cannot live without water and water is an inevitable part of every life on earth. We all know this, but does everyone know in how many ways we can harness energy from this wonderful resource. Some of the popular ways of powering an electric turbine using water are:1. Ocean Thermal EnergyOcean th ...

3 Tips to Sell People on Recycling

Have you been looking for a way to put your sales negotiation training to the test? Every day presents new opportunities to test your abilities. You may not believe how many chances you have each day to practice your new skills. When you find a cause you believe in, it's easier to sell people o ... ...

4 Best Recycling Tips for Your Daily Life

The facts speak for themselves. Americans generate more than 200 million tons of trash a year with an average person producing about 4 pounds of trash daily and 1.5 tons of solid waste annually. There is a great need for recycling programs and initiatives to recycling what of this trash we can and ...

Will Biomass Fuel Our Future?

There are numerous alternatives to petroleum available but they are still not as popular or available as oil is.  One such alternative is called biomass and like the name suggests, it is an organic material which also happens to be a renewable energy source.  With an oil crisis on the hor ... ...