A special thanks to AG Grønlandsposten (AG Greenland Post) journalist Andreas Lindqvist for covering this story.
Not every apartment, condo or townhouse rental includes free utilities, so for many renters, it is important to use energy efficiently. Reducing energy consumption means saving money, and by adopting a few efficient practices in your apartment, you can keep your money where you want it: your wallet. This utilities advice will guide you on … Continue reading 10 Energy Savings Tips for Renters
Americans are spending a larger portion of their household budgets on gas than they have in nearly three decades, according to the latest report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Gasoline consumption in the United States declined in 2011 to its lowest level since 2001, demonstrating a boost in gas efficiency. Yet the average American household spends 4 … Continue reading Gas Prices Sending Budgets Up in Fumes
By Sarah Goodyear For all our new familiarity with the idea of Greenland as a global climatological force, we don’t often think about it as a place where people live. With only 56,000 souls living on 836,000 square miles, it is the least densely populated country in the world. Most residents are concentrated in a … Continue reading In Greenland, an Urban Heat Island Is Growing Fast
The Committee on Environment and Public Works voted 10 to 8 along party lines in favor of Gina McCarthy's nomination to EPA Administrator. This vote sends the nomination to the Senate floor. However, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) still has a hold on her nomination that will have to be withdrawn before a floor vote can … Continue reading Gina McCarthy One Step Closer to becoming EPA Administrator
Glass is one of the few materials that can be recycled infinitely without losing strength, purity or quality. Creating glass consumes a lot of resources: raw material, energy, labor, transportation costs and more. Disposing of glass in landfills wastes all that time, effort and materials.Why recycle glass?Aside from keeping glass out of landfills, there are a … Continue reading Glass Recycling – The More You Know!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgnzdrC8AJ8 This video details why it's important to view a house as a system when addressing weatherization and energy efficiency.
It all came together... the green trifecta. I wore my 'go green' t-shirt, picked up a green cleaning supply kit, and I was driving a new hybrid. To top it off the weather was gorgeous! So needless to say I was feeling quite green! My t-shirt was designed and manufactured by Creative Verbiage, a t-shirt company … Continue reading My Green Day
For the first time in history, more people live in cities than in rural areas. So if we're going to save the planet, and we believe that human activity is one of the causes of global climate change, then it makes sense that we begin changing cities and making them more sustainable. Check out this … Continue reading Saving the Earth with Sustainable Cities