Earthship News

Minneapolis Apartment Buildings: One is Green and One is Not, a Comparison.

Look-alike apartment buildings in northeast Minneapolis showcase new ideas in energy efficiency. Apartment project in Mpls. features two buildings: One built with an emphasis on going green, another…

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A Different Kind of Perpetual Motion Machine

Turning Carbon Emissions Into Fuel Sounds Like Perpetual Motion, But Real. Not exactly the clean energy you’re used to. Factories and manufacturing plants power almost everything we do on a…

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Tiny-House Inspired by Earthship Concepts

Tiny living is affording a growing number of people financial freedom and a simpler, but more fulfilling lifestyle. Many are finding that they can live mortgage-free, without necessarily giving up…

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Earthship Lands in Myakka, Florida

Construction Workshops for all levels of enthusiasts, Students & Pros December 11 through February 2. Volunteer Opportunities Earthships are advanced sustainable “off-the-grid/grid-ready”…

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7 steps to make your home more sustainable toward a green building

At present, there are around seven billion people on the planet. And each one of us draws on the Earth’s natural resources. Unsurprisingly, this takes a huge toll on Mother Earth. This makes it…

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The Safety of Your Drinking Water

A recent report suggests that millions of Americans have good reason to worry about drinking water pollution. America’s drinking water infrastructure is aging and in serious need of modernization….

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Windows that can generate electricity

“Smart windows” with the ability to generate electricity are the way of the future, and scientists are another step closer to making it a widespread reality. Dye-sensitized solar cells—which are…

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Vapor Barriers

In most climates, vapor barriers, or, more accurately, vapor diffusion retarders, should be part of a moisture control strategy for a home. A vapor barrier or vapor diffusion retarder is a material…

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Colonizing the Moon has New Hopes

Moon Cave Colonization In October 2017, Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer probe discovered a massive underground cave on the Moon. The space, which is 100 meters (328 feet) wide and 50…

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Solar Energy has become cheaper than coal

There’s no question wind and solar energy are now competitive with fossil fuels around the world on a per-kilowatt-hour basis, but they still face the challenge that they’re intermittent…

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