Energize Your Day the “Green Bull” Way. {Natural Energy Drink Recipe}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Health & Wellness energy drink green drinks health drinks lemonade recipeWhen I drink what I now call my “Green Bull” drink, I feel energized from the inside, out.

Why we need to Pay Attention to Earth’s Feedback Loop.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green carbon dioxide climate change dhaka bagledesh Earth eco feedback loop green natural energy pollution solar energy warming earthIn Bangladesh, rising sea levels have forced millions to migrate to Dhaka, the country’s congested capital. Residents cram into huts, eking out an existence amongst hordes of fellow refugees. It’s a real humanitarian crisis.

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Dubai’s Radisson Blu Goes Green

Green Prophet

Energy-saving initiatives include motion sensors that only activate lights when there is someone around. Travel & Nature energy conservation green greenwash hotel Media City Radisson Blu travel water conservationOn the grand scale of greenliness, the Radisson Blu scores pretty low, but they are making an effort that is worth writing about.

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Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Experiment. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Experiment. In 2011, a 14-year-old girl unexpectedly died after drinking two 24-ounce cans of Monster brand energy drink. The FDA subsequently shared that it was investigating five reports of deaths that involved the Monster brand energy drink. Since 2009, 13 wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against 5-Hour Energy, another brand of energy drink. Join me as we dive into this very heated debate about the safety of energy drinks.

Picture of the Day: If the wind blows.

Environmental Economics

  Seems like a good time to get some natural energy.    Then again, I have no idea how this whole wind energy thing works. Spending a little time in the balmy California desert where Wednesday's high is supposed to be 49 degrees.    Global warming my a$$--I could've gotten these temperatures in Ohio. Anyway, here's a a roadside pic of the thousands of windmills along the way from LA to Palm Springs. 

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Oxford data study: 90% of electricity companies are blocking investment in renewables

Green Prophet

We all want renewables, but the companies controlling our power, many of them government-owned are in fact maintaining and investing in polluting energy like coal. Want to switch over to solar energy and renewables, like Australia and Germany ?

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My 5 Favorite Spiritual Sites in Ireland: a St. Patrick’s Day Tribute.

Elephant Journal

All of the sites are located in places where the natural energy of the land is particularly strong and where there is a sense of stepping into a more mystical, magical world. Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Free Content to Partners Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Celtic christianity ireland religion spirituality St. Patrick's Day travel

5 Ways to Improve the Environment in Your Own Home

Green Prophet

The design and layout and even energy use and recycling practices in the home influences how we perceive the room. To help you out, here are five ways to improve the environment of your home, ideas which include sensible, sustainable design and using good energy. Let in natural energy.

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Helping Revitalise a Local Community in Post-Earthquake Japan Through Energy Self-Sufficiency

Celsias

Fujino Denryoku, a Japanese community energy company, is working to revitalize a local community using renewable energy in and around Midori Ward (formerly Fujino Town) in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Copyright Fujino Denryoku.

Hokkaido Office Building Cuts CO2 Emissions in Half

Celsias

has completed a highly energy-efficient office building, called "Ecohouse," along with a factory employing a total of 70 environmental technologies to significantly reduce environmental impact. The building and factory were built for Amino Up Chemical Co. -- which extracts, develops, and manufactures naturally derived substances -- at its head office site in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Takenaka Corp.

GT Energy to Develop UK's Largest Geothermal Heating Plant

Celsias

GT Energy will build the UK's largest geothermal heating plant in Manchester to support the development of a low carbon economic zone. This natural energy reservoir equates to the heating consumption of approximately 7m homes. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: "I was delighted to hear about the launch of this exciting geothermal heat project in Manchester.

Egyptian Architect for Social Justice: Hassan Fathi

Green Prophet

His wrote about his experiences with sustainable design in a seminal work, “Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture, Principles and Examples With Reference To Hot Arid Climates.” Hassan Fathy (1900-1989) was an Egyptian architect and a pioneer of sustainable architecture. His philosophy emphasized building with local materials and traditional techniques.

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Solar project brings affordable energy to Palestinian homes

Green Prophet

We don’t often hear good news coming from Palestine, but solar energy advances for Palestinian households are something to celebrate. The Dead Sea Photovoltaic Generating Plant offers drastically reduced prices for Palestinians struggling to pay their energy bills and its first phase is now open and underway. They do import some electricity from Jordan and Egypt, but it’s done little to reduce their dependence on Israeli energy suppliers.

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Meet the man who cooks with the sun

Green Prophet

If you’re willing, you can see it as an opportunity, a mutual interest, or a proposition for using a renewable regional source of energy for the greater good. My initial objective was clean energy”, he told Gisha. It uses natural energy that doesn’t cost anything and is available in Gaza year-round. He is an expert on sustainable energy using renewable resources, such as solar energy. Here’s a story about ingenuity and creativity.

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Geothermal Energy Pros and Cons

Greentumble

They used this naturally available source of warm water for cooking, bathing and to keep warm [1]. Heat that is a great source of thermal energy. Geothermal energy is energy contained beneath Earth’s crust. A connection of the words ‘geo’ and ‘thermal’ simply refer to the origin of this energy, where ‘geo’ stands for earth and ‘thermal’ for heat. What is geothermal energy? Geothermal energy comes in the form of heat produced within the Earth.

Make Your Own Energy Bars! 5 Healthy, Natural Snack Recipes

Eco Chic

Protein-packed energy bars are an ideal snack before workouts, on the plane or any time you start to feel your eyelids drooping and your attention waning. Too bad most of the packaged energy bars sold in stores are either loaded with unnecessary sugar, overly processed, expensive or shipped from the other side of the world (as is the case with delicious KIND bars, which are from Australia.) Almond Butter and Carob Energy Bars. No-Bake Peanut Butter Oat Energy Bites.

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Park Lighting Installations: Sustainable and smart solar power

EcoFriend

B.Sameer Kumar: Solar energy is fast becoming a popular choice for designers and engineers to work with. It is both the ease of usability and the obvious abundance of its natural energy source that makes it such an attractive proposition. The use of solar lighting for illumination of streets seems like a natural fit as this does reduce pressure on grid power and also helps lighting installations go grid free.

Tony Juniper spearheads new renewable energy campaign

Green (Living) Review

Former Friends of the Earth Executive Director to chair new pro-renewable energy group, ‘Action for Renewables’. Groundbreaking partnership of NGOs, trade unions, grassroots voices and industry to deliver green energy The Former Executive Director of Friends of the Earth, Tony Juniper , has been appointed Chairman of Action for Renewables (A4R), an unprecedented alliance of NGOs, trade unions, grassroots activists and industry bodies to campaign for the expansion of renewable energy.

New Playground Teaches Kids About Clean Energy

Eccorazzi

I remember when I was in grade school the best part of my day was recess; a time when I was free of teachers and could burn off all my pent up energy. But thanks to this playground , designed by You Song Young , Jin Soo Yeon , Ahn Ho Sang , and Lee Sung Jae , the learning will continue during play time and it will be about clean energy! It keeps the fun of a jungle gym, but adds in a science experiment to teach kids all about renewable energy.

Solar Flare Super Storm Could Put Middle East in Darkness

Green Prophet

The sun, our most important source of natural energy, light, and even nutrition could one day also become our worst enemy if intense solar magnetic ‘super storms’ cause massive power blackouts. Energy Lifestyle & Culture Burj electricity grid power plants solar stormCould we survive a massive blackout caused by a solar super storm?

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54 Indian cities to be developed as solar powered cities

EcoFriend

Mridul Jerath: Shifting to renewable energy is at the forefront of the energy industry today in many developed countries. The Indian government is getting ready to jump to this bandwagon of extensively using new energy resources. India’s New and Renewable energy minister Farooq Abdullah stated that the government of India has given its consent for fifty four cities to be urbanized as solar powered cities, out of which a green light has been shown to thirty nine cities.

Earthship Biotecture to introduce sustainable homes for urban cities

EcoFriend

Sonia Renthlei: We’ve seen houses made of wood and concrete but a house constructed entirely out of natural and recycled materials is something else altogether. Such a home was built by Michael Reynolds, a self-sustainable abode that aside from using natural and recycled materials, also has the ability to generate its own power, water and food.

Op Ed: Don’t Let Money Rob Egypt’s Green Building Success!

Green Prophet

And the mechanical engineer on the team, Nayef Haidar, is developing a clever new mechanism that will allow the perforated double screen, which reduces solar gain and promotes natural ventilation, to slide back and forth depending on the home’s heating and cooling needs. If we really mean for the Middle East to become a pioneer in renewable energy and sustainable development, we have to support the youth who are pitting their green ambition against hopelessness.

Starre’s Healthy Summer Coffee Energy Drink Recipe

Eco Chic

Too many so-called energy drinks are missing key ingredients to give you truly sustained and healthy power. Raw cacao is ridiculously tasty (I found mine at Whole Foods ) and ups the energy ante in this drink through theobromine, a natural stimulant. Wilderness Family Natural s also makes an excellent raw cacao powder. Starre’s Raw Mocha Coffee Energy Drink. Don’t let friends steal it from you; enjoy natural energy rush and sustained focus.

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Body Heat

Eco Friendly Daily

Companies everywhere are looking for new and innovative ways to conserve energy and use natural energy sources where they can. It’s no secret that the energy used in cremation is less than environmentally friendly, but by using the heat produced to keep people warm at Dukinfield Crematorium, the heat is going to a good cause. There is enough energy to power the boiler and light the chapel. ” Alternative Energy

Makers of power bracelets admit to no science behind claims

Green (Living) Review

The California-based company was forced to admit the fact that there is absolutely no scientific or other evidence supporting its claims of natural power after coming to an agreement with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, so it was reported recently. The bracelets, first released on the market in 2007, were embedded with holograms and supposedly designed to interact with the energy flow of a body.

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Harvesting Wind Power: It’s Easier than You Think

Green Life Smart Life

The American Wind Energy Association provides state by state rules for installing a wind turbine. The US Department of Energy has wind maps available to check the wind zones in your area. No water consumption, small land use and no emissions make this an environmentally sound way to produce natural energy for consumption. An inefficient home with a wind turbine may not reduce your energy savings by much – thus taking longer to return your initial investment.

Microbes and genetic engineering team up to offer a green hope

EcoFriend

Teamed up, science and nature’s mini miracle workers are trying their best to help restore ecological balance…. Converting energy into Methane. Microbes convert renewable energy into methane to aid storage. All you need to do is tap into nature’s reserves. Methanobacterium Palustre can convert 80 percent of natural energy, which might be difficult to store, into methane that you can readily use in future. Some of them are naturally occurring.

The True Battle of Chernobyl Uncensored.

The Green Changemakers

It is true that it emits the least amount of greenhouse gases of any currently known energy options. However the problem is that the energy is highly unstable, dangerous and is difficult to control. The probability of major accidents is small but another Chernobyl will eventually occur given the imperfect nature of human beings. I can not advocate for an energy where an accident can kill as many people if not more than a war.

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Building a Low Carbon World

The Green Changemakers

This vision of the hopeful, positive, and inspiring possibilities of an environmentally and economically intelligent future by design draws inspiration from the astonishing effectiveness of natural systems. Cradle to Cradle Design as opposed to ³cradle-to-grave² offers a new paradigm for human activity that creates a sustaining relationship with the natural world by emulating living systems are effective, cyclical, synergetic, and regenerative.

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Natural Capitalism

The Green Changemakers

Natural Capitalism is based on respecting and learning from the natural order of things rather than replacing nature with human cleverness. -- Satish Kumar Natural capital is the living world that provides resources and ecosystem services, which we can neither replace nor live without. Each system interacts with other systems to form a network, these networks are in turn natural Gaian feedback systems. Medieval man worked with nature not against nature.

Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable energy future My presentation for the ERM Alumni Conference on Energy and Natural Resources Policy, Brandenburg Technical University of Cottbus, Germany, 6-10.10.2008 Abstract: The world of fossil fuel – based economy is eventually coming into crisis as these fuels go exhausted. Introduction Every living-thing needs energy to maintain their lives on Earth. Everything needs energy to do their works. Energy conservation brings many benefits.

Eco-Model Cities for a Low-Carbon Society

The Green Changemakers

Yokohama participates in environmental programs on a national and local level, and aims to achieve a city-wide zero-carbon lifestyle by sharing knowledge, increasing renewable energy use, and utilizing the strength of its residents. The city has focused its efforts on the efficient and effective use of natural energy, including centralized heat supply systems for whole city blocks and solar power installation.

Sustaining the web of life

The Green Changemakers

Sustaining the Web of Life Biomimicry Biomimicry is the process of using natural biosystems as mentors, models and measures for human inventions. The four measures of natural capitalism are 1. Biomimicry (Nature as model, measure, and mentor) as described above. Investing in Natural Capital or supporting ecosystems that are being destroyed like forests, wetlands, etc. Rely on natural energy flows. Maintain and enhance natural ecosystems?

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21 Practical Ways to Help the Environment

The Green Changemakers

For example, things like walking to the grocery store and using a reel mower will reduce air pollution and energy use, while also reducing the time you spend at the gym! Prevent energy leaks at home. Check this out: Did you know that heating and cooling can make up to 50 percent of your energy bill each month? Plugging up those energy leaks is simple. This Energy Star website will help with simple techniques for sealing your ducts. Invest in solar energy.

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