Moving toward a solar energy world is the goal for many environmentalists. But the road to a golden radiation energy scenario is fraught with economic issues. With all the excitement in the industry, the big question remains: Can the long-term promise of renewable energy shift down to common, everyday use by homeowners and businesses? For the most part it can, say industry supporters, though Motley Fool points to some instances of industry squabbling over net metering and what it means for the long-term growth of the industry.
Most people exhibit a degree of environmental conscientiousness in their everyday lives. When it comes to something like planning a wedding, however, the stress of the event can make those principles go right out the window. Here are some easy tips for making your big day as green as possible.
Your business doesn’t have to belong to some special club for “greeners” in order to truly benefit from practicing energy efficiency. The money that can be saved from becoming more conscientious about efficient practices could be put to other uses. In today’s world, a bit of extra money for the business could greatly influence your success. In what ways can you benefit from looking closer at these methods?
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Is Nat King Cole crooning in the corners of your memory? Whether you live in a place where snow blankets every surface, or the sun shines brightly, there are plenty of reasons to look forward to cooler weather. Here are a few that are also easy on the environment.
Global society has reached a level of energy use that we’ve never seen before. While there are ongoing improvements in technology that are meant to mitigate resource use and push sustainability to the forefront, there are also technology structures that contribute to the downward spiral of our climate and materials. One of the technology models that isn’t as efficient as it should be is the modern IT department.
Conventional methods of using biomass as an energy source have been met with strong opposition and concerns over the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and pollution associated with burning natural materials for fuel. However, one California startup has created a method to convert biomass into carbon-negative energy.
Living a green and sustainable lifestyle doesn’t mean throwing out all those old energy-hogging devices in favor of streamlined energy-efficient ones. As any good green crusader will tell you, the best thing you can do for the environment is get the most out of your gadgets before recycling them responsibly. Here are five surprising new uses for old tech that come with the benefits of a clearer conscience, a healthier planet and a more handy home or office.