With more climate-induced catastrophes on the way, FEMA chief Craig Fugate calls for “no regrets” building measures like super-insulated walls and reflective roofs. The alternative isn’t pretty.
Taliesin West, the iconic desert home created by Frank Lloyd Wright, is about to go net-zero, which means it will produce as much energy as it consumes.
A reader seeks clarification on energy-sucking phone and laptop chargers. Umbra divulges the juicy truth.
Man, this video really induces high school flashbacks. A group of seniors at Atlanta’s Marist School created it as part of the Green School Alliance’s Green Cup Challenge. These fine, upstanding young fellas won the video part of the challenge by adapting Outkast’s So Fresh, So Clean to a greener message. The part where they hug trees is the best. Also this part:
In a budget hearing, GOP lawmakers mocked the Navy for its commitment to conserve energy, and instead suggested it spend more time advocating for military bloat.
By including investments in clean energy and efficiency that will create jobs and save taxpayers money, the president has proposed a budget for the 99%.
How can we get more energy efficiency without additional growth -- that is, avoid the rebound effect? David Roberts thinks overinvesting in efficiency could open up intriguing possibilities.
New efficiency standards for buildings and appliances have inexplicably been awaiting approval by the Office of Management and Budget for months now.
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