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Earth Day 2016

Earth Day 2016: Take Control of Climate Change Yourself

Earth Day 2016: Take Control of Climate Change Yourself

Amber Plante, ERS,  for Zondits. April 21, 2016. Image credit: Josch13 With the historic signing of the Paris Agreement this April 22, 2016, the role of reducing carbon emissions falls more squarely on the shoulders of everyday citizens than ever before. Taking this responsibility seriously and leaving a better footprint in which our children’s children can walk


Tech Companies Emerging As Key Players in The Environmental Movement

Loudoun County, Virginia, is home to more than 4.3 million square feet of data centers and claims that 70% of internet traffic flows through it every single day. It hosts the servers of many major tech companies, and because of that, it has enormous influence on the world — even though hardly anyone knows its name.

sexy vs. smart

Sexy vs. Smart: Is Human Nature a Waste of Time, Money, & Energy?

tudy after study has concluded that the most economically efficient and environmentally meaningful way to reform energy use is to minimize energy waste before maximizing energy production. On a consumer level, that means plugging energy leaks in a house’s or apartment’s walls before putting solar panels on the roof.