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Light

Think of the faint, dancing flow of a burning candle, the sparkly, iridescent quality of fairy lights or the stark, sophisticated display of house lighting; regardless of its form, light is a fundamental part of our lives. 247 more words

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Making second-hand your dominant hand

“If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production.”

– Pete Seeger… 264 more words

Conservation

Some Republicans are reconsidering the tax bill's attack on renewable energy

(Source: www.vox.com)

The GOP has had to find ways to pay for its promised tax cuts, which could cost over $1 trillion. And so Republicans have been scrambling to fill the void with ideas ranging from… 857 more words

Lifestyle

Engineers and Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy

Reducing carbon emissions does not necessarily make renewable energy (RE) socially acceptable. All energy technologies involve environmental costs and risks to public health. For example solar and wind technologies — which are the main focus of this piece — have environmental and health impacts such as land and materials use, biodiversity, wind blade recycling, and also may face community opposition. 67 more words

Policy

Perovskite Solar Cell: Converts more sunlight to electricity than silicon does.

The new technology has the answer to high-efficiency, low-Cost Solar Energy

The use of perovskites in solar cell is capturing the interest of researchers around the world. 374 more words

Perovskite

Goldman's Green Inspiration? The Marketplace

(Source: www.forbes.com)

When Goldman Sachs decided in 2012 to begin developing a 68-megawatt wind project in Pennsylvania to cut 200,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its annual energy use, it was part of a plan the 148-year old investment bank devised to run entirely on renewable sources of energy by the end of the decade. 790 more words

Money Matters

The Power of Poo!

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD ABOUT IT?

It is beyond your imagination. Actually, different countries around the world gain from Poo! Yes, exactly as you read. 614 more words