Here’s the next installment of Eco-Music Monday. Only So Much Oil in the Ground was the lead track on the Urban Renewal album by American R&B-based horn section and band, Tower … Continue reading Eco-Music Monday: Tower of Power “Only So Much Oil in the Ground”
World’s largest publicly owned oil company faces pressure to show concern about climate change. According to the Wall Street Journal, Exxon Mobil Corp. has been ramping up its lobbying of … Continue reading Exxon Mobil pushes carbon tax
An anonymous $50,000 check marked the start of Prince’s donations to climate change and clean energy causes. I had no idea that the artist so fondly associated with the color purple … Continue reading The Purple one Had a Green Side: Prince & Clean Energy
Pressure on Exxon Mobile increased this week with the release of a new cache of decades-old industry documents about climate change. The documents suggest that the industry had the underlying … Continue reading More Pressure on Exxon over Climate Change Documents
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced approval of the 287-megawatt Soda Mountain Solar Project on 1,767 acres of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) located … Continue reading 287MW Solar Approved on Public Land
The Wall Street Journal ECO:nomics 2016 conference began with two heavy hitters involved in major industry and policy decisions related to energy and climate change issues. First, we received a … Continue reading Day 1 Wall Street Journal ECO:nomics
How does your ideal energy mix differ from the actual mix of energy sources your suppliers uses to power your home?
In February 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (also known as, ARRA, the Recovery Act, or simply the stimulus). Through the Recovery Act, the Energy Department … Continue reading Update (Video): Recovery Act’s Clean Energy Revolution
Last October I was invited to join the It’s Hot in Here radio team on WCBN 88.3 FM-Ann Arbor for a discussion about climate justice. The show kicked off discussing the disparities between … Continue reading That time I was on the radio talking about #ClimateJustice
If Superstorm Sandy taught us anything, it’s that we need housing that can withstand natural disasters. But resiliency efforts often focus on detached, single-family houses and ignore larger multifamily dwellings. … Continue reading Making Apartments More Resilient Makes Sense, So Why Aren’t We?
Original story by: Marija B. Vader for the Colorado Springs Business Journal The owner of a new home in the Colorado Springs subdivision, Gold Hill Mesa, filed suit this month against the builder, … Continue reading Homeowners Sue Builder for Energy Inefficient Home
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 … Continue reading 10 Energy Savings Tips for Renters