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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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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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Thin Is In: The Future of Solar Panels

No matter how common (or rare) it is to see solar panels in your area, if your neighbor has them, you know it. Solar panels are typically big and bulky, so they stick out like a sore thumb. Some homeowners even consider them an eyesore. This can make them reluctant to adopt this vital and […]

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10 Easy Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

We all know we need to do our part to reduce our carbon footprint and help save the planet. But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. You can play a big role in reducing your carbon footprint and helping the environment by making some simple changes at home. Use these tips to […]

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How College Campuses Can Increase Energy Efficiency

College campuses are physically widespread and have far-reaching effects on people’s development, serving as a launchpad from adolescence to adulthood for many students. Therefore, they must prioritize energy efficiency. Here are a few ways universities can go green and lower their energy bill simultaneously. Add Extra Insulation to Buildings A building with thick insulation in […]

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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 […]

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How to Make Your Leisure Activities More Sustainable

Climate change is not only here to stay, but we’re now getting regular reminders of that fact. Freak weather events such as heatwaves, forest fires, storms and floods are becoming more frequent even in our northern European climate. In fact, we have one of the hottest summers on record happening right now. It all adds […]

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Eco-Ableism Explained: How Those With Disabilities Are Disproportionately Affected by Climate Change

People without disabilities might not think twice about shedding environmentally harmful habits for a more sustainable lifestyle. It might come so easily to them they fail to comprehend why everyone else doesn’t follow suit. While the climate change movement is imperative, not every green solution is feasible – especially for those with disabilities. It’s easy […]

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7 Commons Myths About Making a Sustainable Home Debunked

If you’re considering building a sustainable home, or renovating your current home for greater energy efficiency, you might wonder if it’s worth it. After all, maybe you’ve read about green building or heard stories countering its benefits and complaining about the costs. Crafting a sustainable home should still account for design and aesthetics, but reap […]

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How the Housing and Climate Crises Are Connected

Among the many problems facing our modern world, the climate and housing market crises are two of the most significant. They might seem like independent issues on the surface, but climate change has a major impact on where you can live and what structures you can build.  Here are the notable ways climate change has […]