Category Archives: Current Events

Chilean solar farm will be cheapest power project ever

Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet, has been looking for some sort of magic for a long time to ignite her country’s sluggish economy.  The spell may finally be cast in the form of solar energy. Bloomberg reports that a host of electricity … Continue reading

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Ebbs and Floes: Watching the Arctic Ice Melt

It’s my pleasure to introduce a guest post by Norman Rusin!  Norman is a freelance journalist and copy editor who helps writers produce sound and telling communications. He is about to complete his doctoral dissertation in Italian Studies at the … Continue reading

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The Presidential Promise of a Half-Billion Solar Cells

It is my pleasure to introduce Adam Kirk as guest writer for this week’s post!  Adam is a freelance writer specializing in renewable energy and associated topics.  To find out more or hire Adam for your own website, visit AdamKirkWriter.com. … Continue reading

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Australian rodent first mammalian victim of climate change

Tucked away on a small island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, the rat-like animal would have stared up at you with dark, beady eyes from the safety of some scattered shrubs.  No more than 15 centimeters long, the rodent would have … Continue reading

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Oil spill cleanup secrets of Gulf Coast bacteria

I’m excited to put up a guest post by Shayna Keyles this week! Shayna Keyles is a multi-discipline writer, editor, and marketer based in Oakland, California. You can reach her at skeyles@gmail.com or follow her on Twitter at @shaynakeyles. This article was originally published … Continue reading

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The great Amazon experiment, or, how beer-makers can help understand the rainforest and climate change

If you happen to brew beer in Brazil, consider selling a tank or two of carbon dioxide (CO2) to researchers building tall towers in the Amazon rainforest.  Your business could help the scientific community understand the fate of the forest … Continue reading

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Simple ideas for going green now

I’m happy to present a guest post today by Sam from Organic Lesson, his personal blog covering organic gardening and ways to live harmoniously with the planet. As a follow-up to Earth Day, he’s created a beautiful infographic outlining some … Continue reading

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