Parts of NY Looking to Secede Due to Fracking Ban

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Land owners and energy businesses who were hoping to make money through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New York State were recently crushed when NY...

5 Ways to Determine if Solar Energy is Right for You

Recent reports indicate that 2014 was one of the hottest years on record. Unfortunately, this global rise in temperature creates serious problems for populations around the world. In an effort…

Electric Vehicles to Power the Grid

Southern California Edison (SCE) is joining other utilities by introducing the opportunity for electric vehicles (EVs) to participate in demand response (DR). Just as a refresher, demand response is the…

How to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

Whether you drive a gas-guzzler or a hybrid, there are always techniques to make your car more eco-friendly.  Monitoring your driving habits, your maintenance, and the equipment you haul can…

Fukushima Now Leading to Childhood Obesity?

It’s no surprise that Japan’s nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant nearly four years ago has had numerous side effects on nearby residents. From conditions like blotchy skin and…

Put Down the Plastic!

How to Move Away from Plastic Dependency Since plastics were first introduced to the U.S. during the mid-late 19th century, we’ve been dependent on the material for it’s versatility, convenience,…

Are You Paying Attention to Sea Level Rise?

The world turns its attention to coastal flooding whenever natural disasters like hurricanes or tsunamis strike. Unfortunately, few people remain aware of the severity of the threat to coastal settlements…