UK Government Introduces New Policy for Renewable Energy Producers

Green Prophet

FIT officially closed in March, halting the payments of domestic and commercial green energy producers. This new scheme is being promoted as a mechanism that pays people to produce small amounts of renewable energy and electricity they export to the grid.

Markets for Homegrown Produce

Green (Living) Review

How to earn a financial harvest from your garden More customers than you might imagine are eager to buy that wonderful organic produce growing in your back yard. To find out if a particular market is a cost-effective venue for selling your produce, talk to the market’s manager.

Aguanomics: Pigouvian taxes do NOT produce deadweight losses

Environmental Economics

David Zetland: For my final exam question, I asked students to compare the pros and cons of cap and trade and Pigouvian taxes for reducing the negative externality from pollution. Many students gave useful answers, but many also made two big mistakes.

Water-Producing Eole Wind Turbine Has Gulf States Drooling

Green Prophet

Eole Water from France has developed a water-producing wind turbine and Gulf states are drooling at the jowls to have at least one of their own. Cleantech, Science & Technology Abu Dhabi clean tech Eole Water Gulf states renewable energy water-producing wind turbine wind power

Farmer swears his billygoat produces milk

Green Prophet

And then produced milk. In addition to retaining his reproductive organs, “or the parts that make him male,” says Al Alwi, he also started to produce ‘milk’ from two new udders.

“Generosity is the virtue which produces Peace.”

Elephant Journal

I remember being a little boy and looking forward to being an adult, that magical day when I could magically buy beautiful things (for some reason I visualized these Chinese lion statues) without having to ask for permission. Now I’m an adult, and I still get a thrill at being able to buy whatever I […]. Main Categories* Arts Enlightened Society Family Food

Help Conservationists Gregg & Deia Produce Connecting the Gems Documentary Film

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. In August 2010, Gregg Treinish (who founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation) and Deia Schlosberg finished a roughly 520-mile trek on foot that took them between two major wildlife habitats in the Northern Rockies.

Increase producer responsibility

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is calling for a revision of the current waste strategy to focus on resource efficiency and waste minimization through increased producer responsibility. Both CIWEM’s Manifesto and Waste Management Policy Position Statement call for resource efficiency and waste minimisation through increased producer responsibility.

Missouri Food Pantries Help Clients Grow Their Own Produce

Green (Living) Review

In the U.S., 1 in 6 people struggles with hunger. Food pantries across the country pass out food to help these people put meals on the table. But what if they could help teach the pantry visitors how to grow their own food, too?

Beacon Food Forest offers foraging, free garden produce during harvest

Green (Living) Review

And through October 8th, people looking for tomatoes, zucchini, green beans, acorn squash, Swiss chard and other produce, can stop by a free roadside stand staffed by garden volunteers along 15th Avenue South. The Beacon Food Forest is a labor of love.

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Nebraska egg producer inspired to do even more for disabled

Green (Living) Review

Far too many people focus on the first three letters of “disability,” rather than the last seven. That message, delivered by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez at a White House event honoring “Champions of Change” last week, stuck out to Dan Hromas of York, Nebraska.

Tomatoes and Eggplants, July Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

A perfect example for July produce is tomatoes and eggplants. Take into account how produce wilts in the Middle Eastern summer, and go shopping in the morning. See our June seasonal produce post about tomatoes and suggestions for their use.

Chicago’s urban farming produces fresh veggies all year, 24/7

Green Prophet

The project produces a number of green vegetables and herbs ; including basil, baby greens, broccoli, and kale. He says that this investment is worthwhile, considering the demand for fresh vegetable produce in the Chicago metro area alone.

IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

It’s a sea-change for a region so linked to the hydrocarbon, but new clean energy initiatives are heating up the Middle East.

7 Spring Ideas To Grow into Healthy Produce

The Green Samaritan

Spring is here! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. If you didn’t know, April is National Gardening Month, not to mention Earth Month, so a great reason to think about. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Emefcy Funded to Make Bugs Produce Energy

Green Prophet

The organic material in the waste produces power and treated water. Rather than using conventional energy-intensive aerobic processes or methane-producing anaerobic digestion to treat wastewater, Emefcy claims that they can harvest renewable energy directly from the wastewater.

THIS GROCER NOW HAS AN IN-STORE VERTICAL FARM SO YOU PICK YOUR PRODUCE

Green (Living) Review

( UR ) Berlin, Germany — The produce section of the supermarket is changing. Designers of “indoor vertical farms,” INFARM has partnered with METRO AG to produce the first-ever in-store farm. You might say it is getting a technological facelift.

Nearly half Europe’s electricity could be produced by households by 2050, study shows

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) More than a quarter of a million Europeans could be producing their own energy by the middle of the century if certain policies are pursued, a new report has found.

DiCaprio Produces Netflix Gorilla Documentary

Eccorazzi

Leonardo DiCaprio has produced yet another movie to raise awareness about saving the world and its creatures. Read More The post DiCaprio Produces Netflix Gorilla Documentary appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Entertainment Featured Film/TV News leonardo di caprio

Argan Oil Now Produced in Israel

Green Prophet

The fabulously expensive oil is now produced in Israel – without goat droppings. Much of Morocco’s argan oil still comes from nuts excreted by goats. Ever get the feeling that you’re barking up the wrong tree?

Falling in Love with Fall Produce

Green Living Ideas

Unlikely as it is that all of the below-mentioned produce is the current season’s favorites where you are, I hope you can take advantage of some of the bounty. Food and Cuisine farmers markets holiday produce recipes Just like that we find ourselves in the last quarter of the year!

World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce

Eccorazzi

Start-up Aerofarms is currently building what Read More The post World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce appeared first on Ecorazzi. Newark, NJ is not known for its extensive farming grounds but it just might be in the future with the help of vertical farming. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Science Top News

UAE Tests Produce for Pesticides

Green Prophet

The Ministry adds that close to 90% of the produce tested was found safe. Of course, safest is organic produce with no pesticides at all. Protecting food security in Abu Dhabi.

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Erotic produce may seduce you into thinking “ugly”

Green Prophet

The ban lift put most irregularly shaped produce on discount offers, frequently up to 40% cheaper then their prettier cousins. They can be sold as irregular, but must be labeled for “cooking,” not as “fresh produce.”

Sanitation Worker Challenges Whole Foods and Walmart to Stop Trashing Produce

Green (Living) Review

That’s why Jordan Figueiredo, a 36-year-old solid waste specialist for the Castro Valley Sanitary District in California, is challenging Walmart and Whole Foods to start carrying imperfect produce in their stores.

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Strawberries and Citrus – February Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

Yellow and red cherry tomatoes, probably hot-house produce, are good but expensive. Late winter in the Middle East brings lower prices in the shuk.

June Seasonal Produce, Melons, Cherries, and Apricots

Green Prophet

Delicious things you can do with Junes’ produce: Apricot Chutney. Middle Eastern markets are bursting with the color and aromas of summer’s soft fruits. Fruit: There are lots of honeydews and cantaloups. Keep an eye out for heirloom melon varieties offered in Arab markets.

Artichokes and Oranges: December’s Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

It may be winter in the Middle East, but shoppers can still load up on beautiful fresh produce. Still, December’s produce isn’t substantially different from November’s. It’s officially winter in the Middle East.

October Seasonal Produce in the Middle East

Green Prophet

October offers a variety of short-season delicacies. Each month brings forward new fruit or vegetables to charm the eye and palate, while the previous month’s stars fade away. October’s specialties are: Fruit: Middle Eastern newcomers this month are kiwis, persimmons, and quinces.

Community Gardens May Produce More than Vegetables

Green (Living) Review

That finding was not surprising, as researchers had expected that spouses would benefit from eating food produced in the garden, and perhaps from helping out with the gardening activities. Study suggests health benefits beyond nutrition People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index—as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese—than do their non-gardening neighbors.

Can We Grow Safe Produce and Conserve Nature at the Same Time?

Nature Conservancy - Science

In the 1970s, <1% of the foodborne disease outbreaks could be attributed to produce. The most recent estimates, however, suggest that fresh produce is now the leading cause of foodborne illness in the United States, responsible for 38% of hospitalizations and 23% of deaths.

Adrian Grenier to Produce Documentary About a Lonely Whale

Eccorazzi

Entourage star Adrian Grenier will co-produce Joshua Zeman’s newest documentary, 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World. “I’m

“Seeding” Clouds Produces 20% More Rain in the Middle East

Green Prophet

The UAE is the only nation that has consistently produced results with their cloud-seeding program, in part because of the folks at the National Center for Meterology and Seismology (NCMS) whose job it is to monitor cloud formations.

7 Spring Ideas To Grow into Healthy Produce

The Green Samaritan

Spring is here! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. If you didn’t know, April is National Gardening Month, not to mention Earth Month, so a great reason to think about. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

Those numbers provide important information regarding just how the produce was grown. If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. So even is something is marked as organic, the sticker will reassure you. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

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Organic Produce is Better for your Child than Conventional produce

Eco Friendly Daily

For a farm’s produce to be pesticide free, it should not have used synthetic fertilizers or pesticides for 3 years. Ask if the produce was tested for nitrites which get converted to Nitrates. However, produce from organic farming costs a lot more than that produced conventionally.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. Those numbers provide important information regarding just. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper''s Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

Thermo-piezoelectric tires by Goodyear produces energy for your electric car

Green Prophet

Like Israel’s Softwheel for wheelchairs and bikes , Goodyear is asking: Can new ways of engineering tires extend the cruising ranges of electric cars to make them more saleable in the aftermath of the the demise of Shai Agassi’s Better Place electric car venture ?

May’s Seasonal Produce: Sour Plums and Cherries

Green Prophet

Bindweed, the bane of farmers for its strong, thin vines that strangle crops in the fields, still produces beautiful pink and white flowers. Recipes starring Middle-Eastern produce in season now: Baba Ganoush.

Eggplants and Peppers: March Produce in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Now, seasonal produce is on the upward swing towards summer’s abundance and those piles of strawberries fill the air with their fragrance as you move from vendor to vendor in the shuk. Vegetables: Timeless cooking principle: cook seasonal produce together.

Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching

Eccorazzi

The newest approach: to produce fake rhino Read More The post Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching appeared first on Ecorazzi. As the rhino population continues to dwindle around the world, scientists are thinking outside the box about how to save the endangered animals. Animals Causes News Science Top News

Desert plants fed with saltwater produce amazing new biofuel for Boeing and Etihad

Green Prophet

On January 18 the group announced that they have discovered that halophytes (plants that can grow in saline conditions) fed with nutrient rich wastewater produce an efficient biofuel.

Gaza produce on the menu at swanky American event in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

Due to lack of available agricultural space, various methods used to produce food supplies have included planting roof top gardens of herbs and vegetables and small aquacultural projects to grow their own fish. This has resulted in exports of agricultural produce dropping to around $1.2