Reblogged from Quartz: For those who fret over the US trade deficits and China’s dominance of the solar industry, here’s some good news: The US is in the black with a massive $1.6 billion green technology trade surplus with China. That’s according to a study released today by the Pew Charitable Trusts based on data gathered …
By Jeremy: All my life I thought I would be a die-hard city person. I was raised in the center of Seattle, and I always found comfort in the never-ceasing sounds, sights, and movements of the city. Living among the lush rainforests of the Northwest I often went camping and hiking, and this instilled an …
By Karyn: This is a story all about how my blog’s meme got spread all around. I’d like to take a minute, if you please, to tell you how I became the bastard parent of a viral meme.
Check out our Green Meme page and let us know if you have any ideas. We have received a lot of hits from the Grist article posted about our wind energy meme (below) and since we’re all about public perception we must adhere to public demand!
By Karyn: Do you believe it? Maybe so, maybe not.
For many, summer has not yet come to an end (in Hawaii it’s summer all year round!). After a streak of heat like we have experienced this year (with more than 40,000 heat records broken) you might be suffering some major electricity costs. Below are some tips for keeping cool without the electric grid.
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By Karyn: Energy policy and technology are growing in popularity, with most Americans displaying the belief that energy should be an important priority for the nation. What do you think?
By Karyn: Our electricity can be moody where we live, sometimes requiring MacGyver-like solutions to everyday problems like lighting.
This is what we have made of our new home. Our lovely fern was $5 at the local outdoor market/swap meet. These goodies are also from the market: This one is from our kitchen: This weekend we took the bus (for $1 each!) to our nearest beach that didn’t require a hike. Whittington Beach Park …
Our longer, ‘Episode 2′ video still isn’t ready, but we thought this quick one might tide you over for the time being. Jeremy and I collected coconuts at Whittington State Beach and proceeded to drink those suckas down.