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Home Heating: Is Gas More Sustainable Than Oil?

In response to the global climate crisis, practicing sustainability is more important than ever. There are many myths associated with how sustainable gas is compared to oil. Both advantages and disadvantages exist, but which is the better option when it comes to home heating? Let’s explore which is better for the environment and how it […]

Floating Cities, Cleaning Up Oil with Human Hair and More!

Did you know a company is building a floating city in South Korea to prepare for rising sea levels? Or that human hair might be the perfect solution for soaking up excess oil? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we learn what a ‘blue tech’ company might be and what drives Noel crazy when he reads environmental articles!

How Hacking A Pipeline Affects The Environment

By now you’ve probably heard about the ransomware hack of the Colonial Pipeline which seized hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel in the USA, but did you know that the cybercrooks behind everything felt pretty bad about it? This week, Noel and Jacob talk about what happened to the pipeline, what this means for our energy grid, and that the apocalypse will revolve around toilet paper!

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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, […]

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 […]

Algae Biofuel: The Oil of the Future?

There are a lot of innovative ideas coming to light about how to make the automobile and transportation industries more environmentally-friendly. One of the “greenest” ideas, in more ways than one, is the use of algae as a petroleum replacement. I’m not saying that algae would or even could be a complete substitute for petroleum, […]

Weekly Greens – August 21st

Image by dorena-wm Sorry I’m little late on my ‘Weekly Greens’ edition for this week. I spent the last few days visiting with out-of-town family. It was very nice to catch up and enjoy some quality time with them. Since I’m back now, let’s get caught up on everything from eco inventions to car-sharing tips […]

Weekly Greens – August 6th [w/Videos]

Image by Tambako the Jaguar Well, it’s that time of the week again. If your week has been anything like mine, it’s been a busy but hopefully fruitful week! I do have to admit I’m looking forward to this weekend. However, before you or I head out, let’s take a look at the ‘Weekly Greens’: […]