Google Invests $94 Million in Four Solar Projects

December 20, 2011

Google has really been cranking out the solar energy investments this year.  Just a few months ago, the company put up $75 million toward rooftop sol…

In Germany, Renewable Energy Surpasses Nuclear and Coal Energy For First Time

December 19, 2011

In 2011, Germany finally saw their renewable energy production top that of nearly all other sources of energy, including nuclear, hard-coal and gas-fi…

Cardboard Creations: 45 Recycled Works of Art

December 19, 2011


[ By Steph in Art & Design & Home & Garden. ]

Cardboard is just a throwaway material, short-lived and impermanent. But it doesn&…

Incandescent Light Bulb Ban Pushed Back

December 16, 2011

A Congressional spending deal made late last night includes a provision that prevents the station of Energy from enforcing the incandescent light bulb…

World’s Largest Commercial Bamboo Building

December 16, 2011


Bamboo is considered a green building material, but it is most often found as an adjunct within larger construction using other materials. Recently,…

Refuge in the Alps Looks Like a Giant Telescope

December 16, 2011


[ By Steph in Art & Design & Geography & Travel. ]

After a enlarged day of climbing mountains in the Alps, looking out by snow-c…

Solar potential Making Its Way to Prisons

December 15, 2011

When we think of all the businesses and institutions that we’d like to see embrace renewable energy, prisons don’t immediately pop to mind…

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