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Dear Pablo: I grow plenty of vegetables in the summer but can't in the winter. In addition to preserving what I can in canning jars, I am thinking about getting a freezer chest to store my vegetables into the winter. I am
Microsoft has been working away at improving their Hohm platform - the energy management website they built for people interested in monitoring and minimizing their energy use. One of the features that most companies focusing on
Mercedes-Benz World is Disneyland for Benz lovers. It is three floors of vintage and new Mercedes, along with a cafe, shop, simulators and a test run. A dream come true for wanna-be Merc. drivers and owners.
Granted, this doesn't look like much. This wind turbine, developed by Solar Aero Research of Greenville, New Hampshire, doesn't have blades. It doesn't look like a wind turbine, with majestic white arms spinning in the blue sky.
If you've ever heard the term SREC (that's ess-wreck) but had no idea what it referred to, let alone how you can profit from them while at the same time generating green electricity from your rooftop solar power system, then check out this short video
At Mercedes Benz World last week, while the men were test-driving Mercedes Benz sports cars on the test track, this TreeHugger was merrily chugging along in the new electric smart fortwo Smart Car which will be out at the end of
Here's an interesting twist on the conventional wisdom that if you give homeowners more information about the amount of energy they use, they'll naturally start conserving. New Scientist found a report which shows that
On a panel at Green:Net, Microsoft Hohm's Troy Batterberry and Google PowerMeter's Edward Lu talk about the very different perspectives the two companies take on the market for energy management. While Google sees this as an
It seems like just yesterday that we went round and round about how much energy a typical Google search uses, and what kind of carbon footprint that equates to. The use of our computers and data centers adds up to
When he was just in his mid-20s, Denis Hayes was made national coordinator of the very first Earth Day. That was forty years ago, and a lot has changed. Over his career as a lawyer, technologist, investor, and advocate, Hayes has watched Earth Day
Denmark's Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers opened in late 2009, just in time for the now infamous UN Climate Summit, having been built to be "one of the greenest [hotels] in the world." The 25 storey hotel accommodates 366
Outside of Remy in Ratatouille, we have not considered the intersection of mushrooms and lightning, but the rat was on to something. In Japan, farming folklore that suggested that lightning made mushrooms grow faster; now scientists have tested the
For awhile there, GE was hoping to keep up incandescent light bulbs by releasing a high efficiency incandescent bulb. But they quietly dropped that dead end about two years later. Now, they've made a new announcement that they're
Saying it would "unleash the forces of innovation in homes and businesses" Google and The Climate Group have sent a letter to President Obama asking him to adopt the goal of giving every household and business in the