Hydropower is the world’s leading form of renewable energy, accounting for more than 16 percent of global electricity generation. But dam enthusiasts who tout hydro’s climate credentials may not like the news about its emissions numbers.
The Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, proposed on June 2, 2014, by the Environmental Protection Agency, under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan not only limits our carbon pollution but also injects life back into our domestic workforce.
Steve explains a little about why he chose to install reclaimed cast-iron radiators, including a video tour of his installation.
The set launch of Worm’s Way Group’s new website promises improved usability, more speed and exclusive web-based promotions.
A few thoughts on why so many people are hesitant to make the transition to produce their own power.
A mapping and assessment by the Electric Power Research Institute found that the U.S. hydrokinetic waterpower resources could provide 3 percent of the nation’s annual electricity use.
A general description of how aquaponics works and an easy DIY aquaponic set up.
What exactly is hydroponic gardening? Though it may sound complicated, it’s really not. The word "hydroponic" comes from the Greek "hydro," meaning water, and “ponic,” meaning work. The basic concept is this: growing plants in a nutrient rich water solution rather than in soil.
Sharing our first experience with an indoor/outdoor vertical hydroponic garden.
Home gardeners and commercial farmers will find much to be enthusiastic about at this three-day aquaponic event.
Growstone makes breakthrough, high-performance hydroponic growth mediums and soil aerators from discarded glass.
Let's quash, once and for all, the notion that only harmful chemicals can kill germs and bacteria. Hydrogen peroxide, tea tree oil and grapefruit seed extract are natural antibacterials that keep your home clean--and safeguard your family's health.
When a fire destroyed their home and office near San Luis Obispo, Ken Haggard and Polly Cooper seized the opportunity to build the off-the-grid straw bale home of their dreams. Their comfortable compound now houses two other families as well.
Michael Strizki proves that living off the grid doesn't have to mean sacrificing comfort.
With just three ingredients and two simple steps, you can clear away germs and freshen your home's air to welcome spring.
Luna Lodge, on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, relies on hydro power.
Recently a trend in farming called hydroponics has resurfaced and gained national attention that has grown in popularity with some, but has left others with mixed feelings.
Dan Chiras and other energy experts envision a future powered by a combination of renewable energy resources, including wind and solar.
Hydraulic fracturing, also called hydrofracturing or hydrofracking, can be an alternative to deeper drilling for increasing water flow from a bedrock well, but the harmful toxins the process releases into the environment have some scientists questioning whether it's worth the risk. Learn more about this process and its potential threat to the environment.
MIT researchers announced a breakthrough that could ultimately make it much cheaper and easier to store solar energy.