July 2008

Alberta, Canada invests in Carbon Capture and Storage

July 28, 2008

Alberta premier Ed Stelmach recently announced that the oil-rich region plans to invest $2 billion in Carbon Capture and Storage (CSS) as a way to reduce greenhouse emissions. The initiative also aims at reducing Alberta’s negative reputation as an oil producer. The plan is to reduce five million tonnes of emissions per year. Related Posts:No […]

Read the full article…or else →

What Everybody Ought to Know About Garbage-Fuel

July 26, 2008

We often talk of the near-limitless potential of creating fuel from such unlikely sources as say an old tire or perhaps a mountain of wood chips. Each time I research these topics; I’m reminded of the old saying that yesterday’s science fiction oft becoming tomorrow’s science. As one might expect, however, there are some pretty […]

Read the full article…or else →

Search Engine Giant Thinks Green

July 24, 2008

Remember a few years ago when all you heard about were “dot com millionaires”- You know, those broke college students and computer hackers who sold stock on companies that existed only in cyber space? Well most of those companies went belly up about two weeks later but some enjoyed lasting success. Perhaps you’ve heard of […]

Read the full article…or else →

Dryer Balls: A way to save a little less energy and pollution.

July 24, 2008

I just got back from an aunt and uncle’s 50th wedding anniversary where my sister gave people those Dryer Balls. She says that she saves about 15 minutes with each load. I have yet to try them, but she believes in them enough to give out 4 pairs. They supposedly also reduce the need for […]

Read the full article…or else →

How to build a solar hydrogen home

July 24, 2008

We all need inspiration to green up our lives. So I’ll point you to this article about Michael Strizki whose house is deemed to be the first solar-hydrogen unit in the United States. This feat of eco-consciousness is enabled by an assortment of technologies such as solar panels, a hydrogen fuel cell, storage tanks and […]

Read the full article…or else →