How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence by greenwise on December 13, 2010 Showing the world how to manage its finances is not the forte of Iceland. But when it comes to showing the world how to go green and reduce the use of fossil fuels, Iceland has a lot to teach us.

How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence by greenwise on December 13, 2010 Showing the world how to manage its finances is not the forte of Iceland. But when it comes to showing the world how to go green and reduce the use of fossil fuels, Iceland has a lot to teach us.

How Humanity can act on Moving Planet Day

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According to key sponsor 350.org : “On September 24, more than 150 countries are expected to take part in a global day events called “Moving Planet” dedicated to the goal of solving the climate crisis by ending the world’s dependence on fossil-fuel energy. A great decision by Germany to prohibit as yet commercially unproven Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).

Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important | Living Green and.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important by greenwise on February 1, 2011 How to go green has been a frequent topic on this site. I think we should conserve energy resources that we know are finite (oil supplies, etc) and work to create a world in which energy supply comes from renewable sources as much as possible.

Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important by greenwise on February 1, 2011 How to go green has been a frequent topic on this site. I think we should conserve energy resources that we know are finite (oil supplies, etc) and work to create a world in which energy supply comes from renewable sources as much as possible.

Five Green Cities

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Five Green Cities by greenwise on December 20, 2010 Post describes 5 green cities around the world on “ How Stuff Works &# For the record, they are 5. Reykjavik, Iceland We previously posted about the virtual elimination of fossil fuels in Iceland.

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Renewable Energy Progress: The Latest Numbers on Use of Renewable.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Renewable Energy Progress: The Latest Numbers on Use of Renewable Energy by greenwise on December 27, 2010 With all the investment and press supporting the implementation of renewable energy, have you wondered how much progress is really being made. of US energy production and growth for renewables of 5.7%

OPEC Countries Seek “Developing Nation” Funds to Capture CO2

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Oil giants are looking into CCS to cut greenhouse gases. According to a study conducted by Australia’s Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Institute, there are currently 243 CCS projects in development worldwide, of which only 85 are large scale.

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Biofuels Best Supporting Argument | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Best Supporting Argument by greenwise on December 21, 2010 Biofuels development has been supported by a number of groups with different interests and agendas.

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Biofuels Best Supporting Argument

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Best Supporting Argument by greenwise on December 21, 2010 Biofuels development has been supported by a number of groups with different interests and agendas.

IEA: Cost of power decarbonization will only increase the longer we wait

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) says in a newly released report that the longer we wait, the more expensive it becomes to decarbonize our energy systems. The increased costs is mainly due to a growing use of coal that outweighs the implementation of renewable energy globally.

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Educating About Living and Working Green | Living Green and Saving.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Educating About Living and Working Green: Get Them While They Are Young by greenwise on January 25, 2011 Green practices for both the home and workplace are trending up, and one of the best ways to reinforce the trend toward going green is through education, both in high school and college.

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Educating About Living and Working Green: Get Them While They Are.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Educating About Living and Working Green: Get Them While They Are Young by greenwise on January 25, 2011 Green practices for both the home and workplace are trending up, and one of the best ways to reinforce the trend toward going green is through education, both in high school and college.

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What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs?

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs? by greenwise on February 16, 2011 A useful way to compare different energy sources is by looking at how much is required to create 1 million BTUs. 293 standard car batteries at 3412 BTUs each: cost is $14,650 The comparison highlights that high energy density of fossil fuels like gasoline and natural gas.

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What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs? | Living Green and.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs? by greenwise on February 16, 2011 A useful way to compare different energy sources is by looking at how much is required to create 1 million BTUs. 293 standard car batteries at 3412 BTUs each: cost is $14,650 The comparison highlights that high energy density of fossil fuels like gasoline and natural gas.

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Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With or Without “Clean Coal” by greenwise on February 18, 2011 No new coal-fired power plants broke ground in the USA in 2010. As much as I might like to say it will be a non-fossil fuel energy source, the energy gap will most like be filled by natural gas.

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Energy By the Numbers: What Energy Numbers Say About How To Go Green

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Energy By the Numbers: What Energy Numbers Say About How To Go Green by greenwise on December 16, 2010 Green living ideas are important in showing people how to conserve energy and turn that conservation into meaningful energy savings. That would be worth about $600 million in annual energy costs.

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Energy By the Numbers: What Energy Numbers Say About How To Go.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Energy By the Numbers: What Energy Numbers Say About How To Go Green by greenwise on December 16, 2010 Green living ideas are important in showing people how to conserve energy and turn that conservation into meaningful energy savings. That would be worth about $600 million in annual energy costs.

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Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With or Without “Clean Coal” by greenwise on February 18, 2011 No new coal-fired power plants broke ground in the USA in 2010. As much as I might like to say it will be a non-fossil fuel energy source, the energy gap will most like be filled by natural gas.

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IPCC: Climate efforts not sufficient, huge increase in green energy required to avert climate disaster

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To accomplish this, the world needs to urgently switch to clean and renewable energy. Clean energy sources will need to triple and completely dominate world energy by 2050, the IPCC report concludes. One low-carbon energy option is nuclear power.

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Adapting To Global Warming | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Adapting To Global Warming by greenwise on March 23, 2011 Global warming will occur regardless of what we do to try to stop it. Even as we develop renewable energy sources to replace fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions, some adaptation to the effects of an almost certainly inevitable warming must take place.

Adapting To Global Warming

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Adapting To Global Warming by greenwise on March 23, 2011 Global warming will occur regardless of what we do to try to stop it. Even as we develop renewable energy sources to replace fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions, some adaptation to the effects of an almost certainly inevitable warming must take place.

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Biofuels Leaders: Three Big Dawgs in Biofuels

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Leaders: Three Big Dawgs in Biofuels by greenwise on December 14, 2010 The biofuels industry has received a lot of attention for the up and coming small companies, many of whom are developing novel technologies to produce bio-based alternatives to gasoline.

Biofuels Leaders: Three Big Dawgs in Biofuels | Living Green and.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Leaders: Three Big Dawgs in Biofuels by greenwise on December 14, 2010 The biofuels industry has received a lot of attention for the up and coming small companies, many of whom are developing novel technologies to produce bio-based alternatives to gasoline.

Oil and Gas Company Climate Commitments Are Encouraging—But They Need to Do More

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They also address investor concerns that the business model of the industry—investing most of their capital into new hydrocarbon production—might result in stranded assets as the world turns away from fossil fuels. This would require an early ramp down of fossil fuel use.

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A Glimpse of Green Cities of the Future: Masdar is the Model.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy A Glimpse of Green Cities of the Future: Masdar is the Model by greenwise on January 26, 2011 The city of Masdar, in the UAE, is being promoted as a Green CIty of the Future. The entire city is has been–in fact, is still being–designed from scratch to be energy and resource efficient.

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A Glimpse of Green Cities of the Future: Masdar is the Model

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy A Glimpse of Green Cities of the Future: Masdar is the Model by greenwise on January 26, 2011 The city of Masdar, in the UAE, is being promoted as a Green CIty of the Future. The entire city is has been–in fact, is still being–designed from scratch to be energy and resource efficient.

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Green Shoots in Budget Need Hard Backing

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Initiatives in Chancellor Alastair Darling’s credit crunch budget to kick-start carbon capture and storage (CCS) and renewable energy will be welcomed across the energy sector but will need a robust and sustained framework and investor confidence to bear fruit. US President Obama used ‘Earth Day’ to express his support for ‘clean energy technologies’ including offshore wind and wave power.

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Summary of Climate change

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Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, when humans began burning fossil fuels on an unprecedented scale, greenhouse gases have steadily been piling up in the atmosphere. Sources:• Burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas (eg.

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