fossil fuels

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…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

GFX Heat-Exchangers – Re-use heat from greywater

An increasing amount of attention is being given to the important role heat exchangers perform in many applications. Heat exchangers have been used in commercial and industrial applications for some…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

How can we eliminate fossil fuels?

Renewable forms of energy are better for the environment than fossils fuels, and technological improvements have dramatically lowered their cost while improving efficiency. So why are we still using…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

The power plant of the future is in your home

The price of solar power has fallen dramatically in the past four decades. This wonderful development has empowered individuals to install solar panels in their homes and produce their own energy….

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Is Sunlight Unfairly Competing With Fossil Fuels?

We can and should go back and forth about the merits, demerits, risks and potential rewards of the spectrum of geoengineering techniques, from the simple but slow and effective (like afforestation) to the well, more fraught with potential catastroph…

Iowa Energy Forum: Another Oil Industry Astroturf Group To Watch Out For

America’s great polluting industries have been creating fake grassroots groups (astroturf, in you’re new to the lingo) to give their viewpoint a folksy community quality for some time. Think Progress has another one to watch out for, the Iowa Energy …