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Snow Be Gone: Eco-Friendly Methods of Snow Removal

Traditional snow removal methods, such as rock salt and gas-powered snow blowers, are great for clearing icy roads but bad for the environment. Salt can accumulate in waterways and fossil fuels contribute to climate change. Luckily, you don’t have to resign yourself to being snowed in this winter – there are eco-friendly snow removal methods […]

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Energy Innovation: Could Sand Power the Next Battery?

The world is in the midst of a renewable energy transition being propelled forward at a breakneck speed by the rising costs of oil and gas, climate change impacts and the increased availability of alternative technologies. One of the most significant challenges to the widespread adoption of renewable energy is providing a steady supply of […]

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Tips to Make Your Black Friday Shopping More Eco-Friendly

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, which means many people are already planning their Black Friday shopping sprees. Black Friday brings some of the largest sales of the year, just in time for Christmas and the winter holidays. But while those deals are fantastic for shoppers, they come with some major drawbacks. The seasonal increase in […]

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Electric Vehicles and Their Impact on the Environment

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are rapidly increasing worldwide, particularly in countries like Norway, Iceland and Sweden. In 2021, sales numbers doubled from the previous year and the World Economic Forum suggests more EVs are sold per week than the entire number sold in 2012. The standard internal combustion engine (ICE) market experienced significant declines […]

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5 Surprising Impacts of Climate Change On Our Health

Scientists have well documented the effects of climate change on the planet, but we don’t talk much about how it affects our bodies and minds. Here are five surprising impacts of climate change on our health you should know. 1. Malnutrition Climate change has made it more challenging to produce mature crops in quantity and […]

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Biofriendly Reasons to Incorporate Biking Into Your Daily Activity

Between exercise, social opportunities, and the environment, there are many benefits to including cycling into your day. For some people, cycling is already a standard part of their day, but if this isn’t the case for you, is there any way to work it into your own day? In short, yes. Don’t be afraid of […]

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New Wind Solutions Are a Big Win for Conservation

When most people think about renewable wind energy, they imagine clean, blue skies, fluffy clouds and a well-placed lens flare as a gloss-white, mill-blade splits the sun. It is a beautiful image representing the promise of a cooler and healthier tomorrow. What I think of is, a Wedge-Tailed Eagle dipping and dodging (fighter pilot style), […]

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From Big to Small: 5 Commercial Solar Lighting Options for Your Business

Marshall Schreiber Herskovitz, an American movie director and environmental proponent has been quoted saying, “Even those who don’t believe in climate change believe we should develop renewable energy. Americans get it, it’s time. This is not controversial. It’s actually right in the wheelhouse of American business.” This statement couldn’t be closer to the truth. The […]

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The Future of Solar Shingles

Solar energy has become the face of renewable energy, alongside other resources like wind and geothermal power. Its efficiency and eco-friendliness make solar a standout for the energy industry. Most commonly, you’ll see solar panels popping up in places where renewable energy is used. Lowered costs mean people have access to implement them on all […]

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How the Automotive Industry Influences the Environment and What You Can Do About It

Needing to own a car can cause quite a dilemma when you know how it influences the environment. Manufacturing, use and recycling of cars all have an impact. But thanks to clean automotive technologies and growing awareness among car manufacturers and users, there are ways for both you as a car owner, and for industry […]