Renewable Energy

The best advice on energy efficiency, solar power, wind energy, living off the grid, and more.
People are controlling their energy security by financing and operating community energy initiatives with renewable energy sources harvested in their own backyards.

Solar Heating Plan for Any Home
This solar heating plan is a system that works with almost any home. The solar collectors are built into a small, new building, and the hot water storage tank fits into the new building, too. The simple design prevents frozen collectors without complicated plumbing.
Biofuels Making Biodiesel
A small community farm explores growing crops to produce vegetable oil for fuel for greater self-reliance and reduced environmental impact.
Fossil Fuels Fossil Fuel Subsidies
There's something unbelievable about the world spending hundreds of billions of dollars annually to subsidize its own destruction.
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For many people, the word “industry” brings to mind images of sprawling factories belching toxic emissions in a blighted natural landscape. “Industrial” has become synonymous with pollution, human rig…

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Do Americans have the right to privately obtain the foods of our choice from farmers, neighbors, and local producers, in the same way our grandparents and great grandparents used to do?


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