Prevent energy leaks at home.
Check this out: Did you know that heating and cooling can make up to 50 percent of your energy bill each month? If you heat and cool your home more efficiently by fixing leaks, youâll save . . .
Return your organic waste where it belongs: the soil! Rather than sending banana peels, grass clipping, etc. to the municipal dump, start a compost pile instead. The Environmental Defense Fund says that around 18 percent . . .
Rise with the sun and, with your bear canisters packed and your wilderness permits in order, begin your adventure in Tuolumne Meadows, at the Sunrise Lakes Trailhead at the west end of Tenaya Lake. Itâs 3.3 miles to Sunrise . . .
The biofuel industry in Sweden is all set to expand primarily due to the new legislation on energy and climate strategy passed by the Swedish parliament. The Swedish government intends to have its transport sector fossil fuel . . .
Unwanted insects in your garden are just that: unwanted. Unwanted insects may eat and destroy your crops, something shared by any farmer or home gardener. Organic gardening is a means of controlling unwanted insects naturally, . . .
â¢ Average temperatures have climbed 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (0.8 degree Celsius) around the world since 1880, much of this in recent decades, according to NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Stublockeds.
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How much is one hour of sunlight on three square meter worth? Letâs see, if weâre talking about electricity and we say that electricity is worth $0.10 per KWH than 3KWHâs are worth $0.30. The problem is . . .
Since we have all this extra carbon dioxide building up in the atmosphere and warming the Earth, some scientists have proposed taking that excess gas and trapping it somewhere, perhaps underground in aquifers, coal seams or depleted . . .
Why not place coils that get hot around the spout or the entire faucet that heat up the water the instant you want HOT water?
It seems like having a huge tank of water heated by gas or electric, would be more dangerous and expensive . . .
Have you ever seen the city lights at night ... noise pollution right? Well what about all the costs blockedociated with those lights? Think of all those huge parking lots that have giant lights glowing all night long ... why? . . .
I'd like to see legislation to require all new home/apartment/townhouse/commercial developments to have a certain percentage of south facing wall or roof area. It's for solar developement but the solar equipment is not required. . . .
Wind turbines are being used to generate electricity in several countries (Denmark for example). Why don't they have turbines that exist to remove polluting particles from the air and perhaps transfer them to the base of the station. . . .
My idea for state and federal air quality bureaus to get better control of the air quality in their locales would be an engine and transmission replacement program for older vehicles. Many of these vehicles are owned by low and . . .
It may sound like a rash decision, but San Francisco, China and Australia have all jumped on board. China wants to rid the country of "white pollution" -- the plastic bags that clog city streets and waterways. And Australia . . .
If more Americans walked and avoided red meat, we could reduce carbon dioxide emissions and attack the country's obesity epidemic, some researchers have said. One scientist has calculated that if all Americans between the ages . . .
Certain types of aerosols, or tiny particles suspended in the air, are thought to have an overall cooling effect on the atmosphere. These particles intercept some solar radiation and scatter it back into space. The cooling effect . . .
Here's the basic idea: Tiny photosynthesizing plankton in the ocean use carbon dioxide from the air to make food. When they blocked, they sink down to the ocean floor, taking the carbon with them. Because iron stimulates phytoplankton . . .
Great place to surf is Seal Beach
Seal Beach is the first surf spot in Orange County on the north side. The predominant feature here is the pier. There are also four jetties that influence the shape and size of the surf. Two . . .
The typical single-family suburban household uses at least 30 percent of their water outdoors for irrigation. Some experts estimate that more than 50 percent of landscape water use goes to waste due to evaporation or runoff caused . . .
Recycling aluminum saves 95% of the energy needed to produce new aluminum from raw materials. Energy saved from recycling one ton of aluminum is equal to the amount of electricity the average home uses over 10 years.
So save . . .