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This, I call 'Wild'...

These past few months, which I’d call our ‘Social Media Warm-Up Phase’, we worked hard on getting the word out that hubby Rolf, Golden Lab Kye and I are going to cross Canada in a 100% electric Tesla Model X this summer to promote sustainable energy and zero-emissions transportation. 948 more words

Travel In Tesla

Sustainability Summit engages students in energy talks

Eighty high school students from throughout New Brunswick took part in a two-day summit aimed at engaging youth in the topic of sustainable energy.

The Gaia Project, a charitable organization, brought students and teachers from all over the province for the event which boasted formal activities such as expert panels and breakout sessions as well as some less formal ones such as a scavenger hunt and breakfast at the farmer’s market. 240 more words


The Solar Airplane

“Clean Technology can accomplish amazing things!”

By Linn Smith

April 26, 2016: Following is an article I wrote in 2013 about the solar airplane and the Solar Impulse. 766 more words

Climate Change

‘Racing Extinction’ Changed Me


On April 20, we happened to be in Houston TX on our way home to Victoria BC. The same day, Houston’s Rice University was screening the movie ‘ 911 more words

Sustainable Energy

Homeowner appliances that work best with solar power

Thinking of going solar but afraid you’ll have to leave your favorite homeowner appliances behind? Think again!
  • Refrigerator

The right large fridge will only consume 168-watt hours a day. 351 more words

Peabody Coal: The Facts

By Linn Smith

“Keep Coal in the Ground”

April 17, 2016—Peabody Coal is back in the news again—filing for bankruptcy. In 2013 Peabody Coal shifted some of its assets into a new company and called it Patriot Coal to keep from paying its workers benefits. 796 more words

Climate Change

Action Plan for Sustainable Energy Management 2015-2020 for the City of Tartu

See https://www.tartu.ee/data/SEAP_Tartu_ENG_2015.docx

Background (see excerpt below): http://www.cascadecities.eu/cascadecities/city_profiles/cascade-cities%20/tartu

… Tartu city also joins the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Aalborg Commitments. 68 more words