Refuge Notebook: Making a more sustainable landscape on the Kenai Peninsula – Kenai Peninsula Online

If you’re a Kenai Peninsula resident, here are some important events that I’m guessing you don’t know. Do you know that management of public lands on more than half of our 6-million-acre peninsula is currently being updated? Chugach National Forest is in the middle of revising its Forest Plan. The Alaska Department of Fish and […]

Wilson urges more money for Fort Jackson, SRS – The State

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson on Thursday began his effort to get more federal money for South Carolina’s Fort Jackson and the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site. He has a long journey ahead. Wilson, a Lexington County Republican, testified before the House Budget Committee, which just is starting a budget process expected to last most […]

POWER RANGERS: Latest TV Spot Adds More Fuel To The Green … – Comic Book Movie (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

A new TV spot for the Power Rangers reboot has been released, featuring footage of Rita Repulsa confronting Trini which possibly adds a little fire to the popular Green Ranger theory. Come check it out! Ever since the first look photos of Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa were released, there’s been a pretty major theory […]

Electrek green energy brief: Apple+Buffett for 200MW, US Utility solar at $1/W, 90MW offshore wind for NY, more – Electrek

Apple agrees to purchase solar energy from 200MW Warren Buffet farm – Apple & NV Energy, owned by Warren Buffett, have agreed to build a 200MW solar power farm whose power will be sold to Apple for purpose of powering an Apple data center. A 200MW solar farm in Nevada, at retail rates, will cost […]

6 Ways You Can Be More Eco-friendly at Home – Blue & Green Tomorrow

Some people might see the term eco-friendly and think it’s a costly lifestyle choice and one that requires far too much effort, but having a greener lifestyle doesn’t need to be expensive or difficult. There are lots of small changes that can make a big difference, here a few to get you started. 1. Consider […]

Audit: More information needed on green building benefits – Pamplin Media Group

JW_DISQUS_VIEW_COMMENTS Although the City Council requires that new and remodeled city-owned buildings meet high green standards to help protect the environment, tracking the costs and benefits of the requirements is incomplete and needs more attention, according to an audit released Thursday. “While the City made progress in achieving some specific goals from the green building […]

Study: Green energy is 5 times more expensive than conventional power – NewBostonPost (blog)

By Andrew Follett | July 28, 2016, 6:39 EDT Printed from: (Courtesy of Wikipedia) Electricity from new wind and solar power is 2.5 to five times more expensive than electricity from existing conventional power sources, according to a study published Tuesday by the free-market Institute for Energy Research (IER). IER’s study found that new solar and […]

New Green Challenge: How to Grow More Food on Less Land – Yale Environment 360

21 Mar 2016: Analysis If the world is to have another Green Revolution to feed its soaring population, it must be far more sustainable than the first one. That means finding ways to boost yields with less fertilizer and rethinking the way food is distributed. by richard conniff USAID/Cambodia HARVEST/Fintrac Inc A field technician teaches […]