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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), […]

What the Frack?!

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as ‘fracking,’ can be a hot button topic when discussing the environment. This week Noel and Jacob drill into the subject, weigh the pros and cons of this resource gathering process, and stress the importance of relaxed and groovy buildings. 

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Ways the Oil & Gas Industry is Trying to Become More Sustainable and Green

When you think of the oil industry, environmentalism and sustainability are probably not the two words that come to mind. Nevertheless, we are living in an increasingly eco-friendly world, where both the residential as well as the commercial realm are adopting and implementing green practices in order to create a safer living and working environment, […]

How Do Natural Gas Delivery Systems Operate?

Today’s blog follows along the line of the one I posted last week about the hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”,  process used to extract natural gas and how it affects each and every one of us. Despite the controversy surrounding this process, natural gas is commonly recognized as one of the cleanest and most efficient sources […]

Natural Gas: Fracking and You

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is a process in which natural gas deposits can be extracted from shale rock layers deep below the earth’s surface. Although it is not a new process, fracking has made headline news numerous times during recent years, and continues to be a very hot topic, primarily due to the […]

Catch Up On Your Weekly Green News

Image by Dorena-wm / Creative Commons Well, the weekend is here and after a long week, I figured it was time to catch everyone up on some of the weekly green news I’ve seen, heard and read about this week. I know many of you keep up-to-date on the latest and greatest in environmental and […]