My grandmother has lived in the same house for as long as I have known her. We use to rollerskate on her backpatio in the hot, Texas summer heat and watch the purple martens in her birdhouse each spring. This year
In my last post about my trip to Kenya to visit the Lipton Tea plantation, I talked about the benefits to the workers of the education of their children, and how the treatment of workers is one of the cornerstones of
Texas still holds its lead in installed wind power capacity, with 7,118 megawatts, but according to the latest industry data, Iowa has edged pass California as the United States' number two wind power:Iowa now has 2,791
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Clark U, Rice University, U Minnesota are all launching bike-sharing programs, along with the City of Minneapolis. Towson University has launched several green transportation programs - sadly no bike sharing, yet. Many of the
Much of the discussion around the Texas Board of Education's textbook requirements has focused on the teaching of evolution, creationism, intelligent design, et cetera. But one thing which the Environmental Defense
Texas produces more wind power than any other state in the US. Now, it's looking to be a leader in solar power as well. And Lone Star State legislators aren't wasting any time. The New York Times describes an
We at TreeHugger have been following Urban Re:Vision's innovative design competitions for a while now. First, they set out to rethink the basics: energy, community, transport. Now they're out to put the ideas they've
With U.S. businesses disappearing left and right along with many jobs, some savvy folks are taking the stance to go back to the basics, which may turnout not to be such a bad idea...Once upon a time people used to go to the car wash
If nothing else, the American Wind Energy Association is a great promoter of every US wind power growth stat a researcher could want. And true to that, according to their latest press release US wind power
Congratulations to George and Laura on their new 8501 square foot Dallas Digs on a lovely 1.13 acre lot. Although it is pretty big, we would not begrudge an ex-president (or vice-president, for that matter) a little room to move around.
"A block is to the city as a cell is to the human body."
Stacey Frost is an interesting woman, to say the least. When this former cattle rancher, neuropsychologist and options trader decided to focus on renovating historical buildings, she became
If you at all follow renewable energy, or even just watch television, you've probably heard that T. Boone Pickens has been back-peddling on the future of the wind power portion of the Pickens Plan. While reports that its
We all know organic produce is better for our health, but recent research in organic pecan farming has revealed it can also be better for farmers' pocketbooks. In 2002 researchers from the Agricultural Research Service