The battle between the solar industry and electric utilities has the makings of a classic David versus Goliath tale, but the debate raises legitimate questions, notably: how should regulations be updated to recognize the growth of solar while still ensuring a reliable and affordable power system? And ultimately what value do distributed solar and utilities provide to society.
While attention is focused on one battleground state after another to see which political juggernauts will end up at the presidential ballot box, significant change is making its way through city and state legislatures in Oregon.
How do you wake up and start each day? Do you have a positive approach to solving life's challenges or do you sink into the negativity of the world si...
Dear Human Beings: I write to you with a heavy heart and with great concern. I have been more then patient with your reckless insensitivity tow...
For many homes, utility usage is the primary culprit when it comes to increased energy bills. While going completely green is tricky, there are several simple (and completely DIY-able) ways to lower your energy consumption.
This post is co-authored by Sofia Santos Today, the green economy represents at least 4 trillion euros, growing at 4% per year, and the investment in...
Added together, these simple, everyday actions have a great impact on protecting our beaches for all of us to enjoy.
On this day when we celebrate the inimitable Dr. King and the legacy of words and deeds he left to inspire us, I encourage you to take time to visit one of these mountains, even virtually.
Has the Chik-fil-A "We make Benches out of our Styrofoam cups" ad appeared on your social media yet? When it hit mine, I had to respond to Chik-Fil-A publicly so they don't get away with this misleading polystyrene propaganda.
Going green or being eco-friendly can seem intimidating, but reducing your carbon footprint doesn't need to involve a radical lifestyle overhaul! There are many simple and affordable ways almost anyone can contribute to helping the environment.
By November it is expected that most countries will have signed up to ratify the Paris agreement and will be well underway implementing their national mitigation and adaptation plans.
Unlike the original House and Senate versions covering the Department of the Interior and related agencies, the combined omnibus legislation was almost free of catastrophic anti-wildlife riders, making it a huge victory for imperiled species and the Endangered Species Act.
While there maybe a higher awareness than ever about climate messaging, when it comes to closing the gap on matching our awareness and conversations into meaningful action and solution implementation, were losing.
How ordinary people's everyday actions are the key to our green future. At the Paris summit, civil society, climate activists and grass root movement...
About 30 years ago, then-construction worker Chris Pallister discovered that some of the most remote shorelines in America were also the most polluted. The cause? Currents off the infamous North Pacific Gyre -- the site of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- propel a disproportionate amount of detrius towards Alaska's coasts.
This episode of Now What is, on one level, a story about All Power Labs. APL is a group of genius misfits - Burning Man artists, brilliant engineers, and welders with a rebellious streak - and to properly understand them, a bit of backstory is required. Originally, they ran an illegal art compound on the outskirts of Berkeley, CA. The city didn't like that much and cut their power in an effort to evict them. Rather than cave in and move out, they built their own power generators based on old World War II technology.