Tips on Conserving Energy and Saving Money

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Also read our article on how food choices impact the environment. Want to discover more energy-saving green tips? Filed under: Green Tips and DIY , Save Energy Tagged: ENERGY EFFICIENT , green living , Living Green. Green Tips and DIY Save Energy ENERGY EFFICIENT green living Living Green

Rechargeable and disposable batteries – the environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Learn more in this article. articles & guides energy gadgetsRechargeable batteries are definitely better for the bank balance; but what about the environment? And where can they be recycled once they're worn out?

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Storing Solar Energy in Rust, From Israel

Green Prophet

Scientists at Technion, Israel’s institute of technology recently found a new way to store solar energy. A form of rust was used in audio cassette tapes, 8-tracks, floppy disks and the hard drive which is storing this article.

Energy Sprawl is the Largest Driver of Land Use Change in the U.S.

Nature Conservancy - Science

According to a new paper out today in PLOS ONE , energy sprawl – the development of new land area required for energy production – is, and will likely continue to be, the largest driver of land use change in the United States for the foreseeable future. Related Articles.

The Power of a Healthy Watershed for Energy Security in Gabon

Nature Conservancy - Science

Energy security is at the heart of this effort, and getting this right is a high stakes endeavor – it’s about power for schools, hospitals, businesses, and much more for rural and urban communities. Related Articles. Notes from the field: Mb é river watershed, Estuaire province, Gabon.

America’s Real Problem with Solar Energy

Environmental News Network

Each day, our industry sits down and whittles the unsightly knots off the tree we call solar energy. Not that those things wouldn’t further bolster our industry, but go out and ask your friends and family about solar energy. We’re not at war with the other energy companies, either.

Israel Cleantech Ventures Raising $100 Million for Energy Innovation

Green Prophet

Some of Israel’s more interesting clean energy start ups that we have covered here were helped along the way by the VC funding they got from Israel Cleantech Ventures. Emefcy has a boot in both camps: it makes clean energy from dirty water in a waste water treatment process.

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What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schumann Resonance.

The Alien Next Door

Everything in life is vibration —Albert Einstein “All vibrating things in this world have their own, ‘natural’ frequency which they are most comfortable with,” writes Sanjay Aqrawal in an Ezine article entitled “Brain Entrainment and Schumann Resonance”.

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What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back?

Green Prophet

To get 10% of its power from renewable energy, as it has pledged to do by 2020 – would take only about 4,000 MW of renewable power. What is it that holds Israeli renewable energy back? This means that at least 1,5GW of renewable energy will be built by 2020 at minimum.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Energy Institute Misleads on Climate Action Costs: 3 Things to Know | World Resources Institute

Environmental Economics

A recent article from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy (“Chamber Energy Institute”) uses a NERA Economic Consulting study as evidence that meeting U.S. As part of our ongoing effort to promote credible and independent economic modeling, WRI reviewed the Chamber Energy Institute’s article and the associated NERA study. NERA uses the most pessimistic Department of Energy assumption about technological progress in clean energy

Masdar Preps for 6th Energy Summit Amid Climate Turmoil

Green Prophet

Amid some of the worst flooding seen in the Middle East in decades and increasingly dire reports about climate change, Masdar will host the sixth annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi next week.

7 Energy Saving Tips For Efficient Cooking

Green Living Ideas

You can save energy, and therefore money on electricity bills, when you cook, simply by adopting a few easy habits. 7 energy saving tips for efficient cooking. The difference is subtle, but note that the pot on the right doesn’t touch all the coils—that’s wasted energy…and money.

Can Lebanon Reach 12% Renewable Energy By 2020 ?

Green Prophet

Pierre el Khoury, director of the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation, believes Lebanon is well on its way to reaching relatively substantial goals. Cleantech, Science & Technology Energy Lebanon renewable energy Solar Energy wind energy

The Importance of the Moon: Intuition & Intelligence. {A Jyotish Perspective}

Elephant Journal

The Importance of the Moon: Intuition and Intelligence {A Jyotish Perspective}.

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The fifty year wait for nuclear fusion energy is here, honest…

Green Blog

Last week the UK firmly threw its hat into the fusion ring with the UK Company AWE joining the National Ignition Facility (NIF) based in the US to push for energy’s Holy Grail : nuclear fusion. If fusion can be harnessed and surplus energy is harvested over and above the vast amounts of energy needed to stabilise and sustain the reaction then the long sought silver bullet, we are told, will be here. As they fuse they emit large quantities of energy.

Pee power may be best alternative energy bet yet

Green Prophet

Finding a viable alternative energy source to create low cost bio energy may be closer than we think. Some of these sources include energy from trash and algae as fuel for our future energy needs. Energy from Trash to Become Reality with $17 Million Israeli Investment.

Ohev Sholom is America’s First Jewish “Energy Star”

Green Prophet

As California’s LEED synagogue hits the auction block , a more sustainable “light unto the nations&# might be the DC synagogue’s Energy Star rating. Orthodox Judaism rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as energy conservation. Studying the energy bills.

Wind Energy and Organic Farming Collide in Western Turkey

Green Prophet

Virgin wilderness on Turkey’s western coast is threatened by the construction of new wind energy transmission infrastructure being built by the Turkish Electricity Transmission Company. The lines will connect new wind energy projects in Çe?me

Tax Online Poker and Grow Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

The income from online poker could be enormous, argues an article in today’s New York Times. And if done from the Internet, and done legally, millions and potentially billions of dollars of revenues in tax dollars could go to funding renewable energy development, I argue.

Meet A Few Green Prophets At Energy Conference, Eilat

Green Prophet

At least three Green Prophets will be at the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference tomorrow in Eilat, Israel. Starting at 3:25 PM at Herod’s (Laurence Hall), meet Green Prophet at the seminar: The Role of the Media in Promoting Clean Agenda Energy.

Termite Mounds Inspire Energy Neutral Buildings

Green Prophet

Green Prophet has written many articles on green building , and the revival of beautiful earth architecture in the Middle East. A perfect example is how termite mounds have inspired clever ventilation systems in architecture that reduce energy usage and costs.

Embodied Energy

Nature Conservancy - Science

When most of us think about the energy we use to drive a car, we focus on the gas mileage. Few of us think of the energy used to build the car, including the energy it takes to convert the raw materials into car parts. Related Articles. Energy Climate Sustainability

Sunday Solar’s Energy Hope Floats IPO Stock Offering

Green Prophet

Sunday Energy is looking for public capital to jump start 188 megawatts worth of solar projects in Israel. One of these companies, Sunday Energy Ltd is planning to raise as much as NIS 40 million (US$ 11,764,000) on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Our Thoughts Don’t Create Reality: The Law of Attraction Clarified.

Elephant Journal

A few days ago, I published an article here at elephant journal called Thoughts Don’t Become Reality Understanding The Law of Attraction. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga emotions energy feelings law of attraction self-help spirituality thoughts vibration

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Renewable Energy and 6 Headlines

Green Prophet

During the past week, the Eilat Eilot Renewable Energy Conference took place in Israel and several companies struck deals and agreements were signed. dov epstein said on Make Greener Children With A Patch of Dirt : A great article, and reflects what we.

Top 10 tips to keep energy bills down

Green (Living) Review

Sound advice from the Heating Helpline to help homeowners cut their energy bills this winter. So what can consumers do in order to become more energy efficient and help keep their energy bills to a minimum? Insulate the cylinder to avoid wasting energy.

Brits still not switched on to energy saving, new study shows

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Despite ever-increasing fuel costs, the British public just can’t seem to get motivated on energy saving , regardless of our good intentions. How high do prices need to get before we think about making fundamental changes to the energy efficiency of our homes?

5 Energy Saving Tips To Beat The Heat

Green Living Ideas

Fortunately, beating the heat and providing yourself with a cool, comfortable environment doesn’t have to be synonymous with spending money and using lots of energy. Just try implementing some of these energy saving tips to help you beat the heat and spend less to do so.

Jews and Arabs turn on Mideast solar project for West Bank farmers

Green Prophet

As an innovator of solar energy, Israel has been involved in a number of pilot projects in its Negev desert regions; in particular, one with Arava Power which resulted in a solar energy plant being put in place in the Arava region near Kibbutz Ketura.

Greg Mankiw's Blog: Nordhaus on Energy Economics

Environmental Economics

Greg Mankiw : A smart friend recommends this article by Yale economist Bill Nordhaus.    The Pigou Club endorses the conclusion: The need for taxes on energy externalities such as carbon emissions is central to our ability to reduce the harmful side effects of economic growth. It is striking how the political dialogue in the US has ignored a policy that has so many desirable features.

Sun Salutations! Germany’s Siemens Pulls Out of Nuclear Energy

Green Prophet

Siemen’s decision to leave the nuclear energy business goes along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s announcement that all of Germany’s remaining 17 nuclear power plants will be shut down by the year 2020.

Smart Phone Energy Vampires

Living Green & Saving Energy

I didn’t until reading this article in Grist, and the realization of how much energy is required for our high-tech economy gave me pause. clean coal eco-innovation energy vampires smart phone Did you know that your Smart Phone uses more electricity than your refrigerator? The implications for the Age of Information Technology (that we are inevitably in) are less green than before. In [.].

Experts at US-Arab Policy Conference debate Mideast’s future as global energy supplier

Green Prophet

Does the rapid expansion of new technologies like fracking threaten the future of eco-friendly energy alternatives such as wind and solar energy? An energy panel held on the first day of the Oct. associate deputy secretary of energy. energy policy vis-à-vis the Arab world?

Radical approach needed to secure green energy future

Green (Living) Review

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Jordan Pushes On With Its Nuclear Plans

Green Prophet

According to the local press, the government is expected to announce the name of the winning bid in November as the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission is currently assessing offers from three shortlisted companies. Energy Jordan Nuclear energy nuclear power plants protests renewable energy

Top 10 Green Blog articles from 2011

Green Blog

Here's the top 10 articles on Green Blog from 2011. Our second most-read article had a more educational approach and instead tried to explained the term "e-waste" – something the author seems to have succeeded with quite well considering it's position here. The third most-read article on Green Blog highlighted a new Greenpeace campaign against Europe’s biggest car company Volkswagen (VW). Nuclear energy might see increased opposition after Japan crisis.

Concentration, Confrontation, Collaboration: The Future of Sustainable Hydropower

Nature Conservancy - Science

That’s what makes rivers so valuable — both for fish and for energy. Related Articles. The dam is the largest operating hydroelectric facility in terms of annual energy generation. Energy Connectivity Fish Hydropower Rivers WaterConcentration.

The new home front - UK needs a 'war footing' on energy and climate crisis

Green (Living) Review

The New Home Front, responding to climate change, energy security, peak oil, and threats to the food chain, presents the next battle line and call to action. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article

Despite SolarInnovations, Israel Lags Far Behind Europe and the US in Results

Green Prophet

Israeli solar energy ingenuity is involved in solar plants like this one in California, but not so much in Israel. These countries have set goals to obtain at least 20% of their total energy needs from renewable energy within the next ten years.

Study reveals 91 per cent rise in UK wind energy employment

Green (Living) Review

Wind employment withstands recession and slow GDP growth Offshore wind farm development, port refits and supply chain manufacturing set to further boost sector employment in the years ahead RenewableUK, the country’s leading voice for the renewable energy industry, has today published the most comprehensive ever employment figures for the wind energy industry, showing a 91 per cent increase in full-time employment in the sector between 2007/8 and 2009/10.