Best Energy Efficient Holiday Gifts

The holidays are around the corner and as usual I’m sure all your friends and family are requesting energy efficient presents. Okay, maybe your friends and family aren’t clamoring for…

Fiery Competition at Wood Stove Decathlon

It was a competition hotter than most as 14 wood stoves competed at the Wood Stove Decathlon. The stoves were lined up November 15 at Washington D.C.’s national mall and…

The Energy Chronicles – Part Three: Armageddon

The Energy Chronicles: — Part Three: Armageddon The Energy Chronicles is a three part series examining why we believe that carbon emissions cause climate change.  In Part One we looked…

The Energy Chronicles – Part One: Genesis

“There is the reality of temperature changes over the last 40 years — actually we can say over 40 years there has been almost no increase in temperature.”  Rep. David…

Getting Schooled on the Environment

When you think of environment-based school programs for children, you may envision an exclusive campus in the boughs of an Oregon timber forest, or perhaps a rugged survival skills camp…

Survey Shows States’ Energy Use

It’s no secret a vast amount of energy in the US is used by residential consumers. How much and where exactly that residential energy is used was the question the…

Green Streets Ahead: Going Green on Your Own

National, community and utility-wide efforts to move toward greater renewable energy use are well publicized.  However, many consumers are becoming frustrated with the relatively slow pace of those authorities and…

Nuclear Energy: A Brighter Future Awaits

Chernobyl.  Three Mile Island.  Fukushima.  When one mentions nuclear power, these are frequently the first images that come to mind.  There is no disputing that the nuclear power industry has…