Tag: solar energy

Tips for an Eco-friendly Summer


It’s summertime, and we’ve compiled some eco-tips for you to stay healthy and happy this summer. 1. Harness the Power of the Sun: Take advantage of the bright, hot sun and harvest its energy! Solar is the way to go these days, what with processes like fracking polluting the air and drinking water near drilling…

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Book Review: Rooftop Revolution


Many of us feel helpless when facing the looming threats of climate change and ask, “What can I do?”  You may already recycle, buy organic groceries, and drive a fuel efficient car, but have you thought about changing the way you consume energy entirely?  Danny Kennedy’s Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy–and…

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Garbage Incineration Threatens Health and Legitimate Renewable Energy in Maryland


This week, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley faces a tough decision on whether or not to veto legislation that would place incineration of garbage on the same level with solar and wind power as a source of renewable energy. Environmental groups and clean energy advocates across the country are urging O’Malley to veto this legislation that…

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