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Solar software can save the world.

VCs have avoided solar deals ever since Solyndra became a four-letter word. But while their attention has strayed, the industry has been on a tear. In 2010, U.S. solar installers hit a milestone of 1…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Necessity is driving vertical food farm research.

According to the United Nations, the earth will house an estimated 9.7 billion people by 2050. Consequently, more food will need to be produced over the next four decades than has been produced over…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Five Things you should know about Energy in Chicago

Businesses don’t have financial incentives to transition to clean energy, and it’s limiting Illinois’ environmental progress. Last week, The Energy Times held its first major conference here in…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Michigan State looks to the sun to solve Earth’s biggest problems.

The brilliant star at the center of our solar system still has untapped potential. By finding new ways to harness power from the sun, scientists could turn windows of skyscrapers into solar panels…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Divers clean up failed Florida reef project from ’70s

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — An attempt to save Florida coral is wrecking the reef instead. Apparently, they didn’t think through what seawater does to metal. The divers are off before dawn. Diver Thomas…

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New nonprofit Fox Hole Homes to house homeless veterans

New nonprofit Fox Hole Homes has a hairbrained scheme to house homeless veterans– and so far, it’s working The drive onto No. 60 Rattle Snake Road is easy to miss. The gravel road, probably not wide…

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Anyone can become an Earthship Builder!

ANYONE CAN BECOME AN EARTHSHIP BUILDER! LEARN HOW IN AMBLER AND TAMAQUA, PA SEPTEMBER 19 THROUGH OCTOBER 17 Pangea Builders Offering On-Site Hands-On Daily, Weekly and Full-Time Training to Assist…

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From Trash to Homes – Building Earthships Outside of Bogota

My buddy Jeff and I recently spent a week volunteering with an organization called Los Tecnicos that is building a number of small, sustainable, off-the-grid houses about an hour outside of Bogota in…

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Bottle Walls and the sun in Belize

Can & Bottle Walls A can wall is a wall constructed from recycled aluminum cans, which are not a common building source. The cans can be laid in concrete, similar to bricks to make all kinds of…

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The future of residential solar power

Electric cars, the hyperloop, space travel: Tesla’s Elon Musk, master of futuristic technologies, always has a plan. But speculation about the company’s recent $2.8 billion purchase of SolarCity, the…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.