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6 Times Americans Totally Made Mother Nature Facepalm

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green

We probably shouldn't be proud of the fact that the United States continues to be a global leader in carbon emissions, but apparently some people want...

Say Goodbye To This Common Household Item In 2014

Posted 12.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

Come January 1, you're going to be looking at your home in a whole new light according to a new government initiative designed to make homes more ener...

Dim and Dimmer: House Nixes Funding for Light Bulb Efficiency Enforcement (Again)

Elliott Negin | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Burgess's amendment is more theater than anything else, given that U.S. lighting manufacturers are complying with the standards, enforcement funding or not.

To Save Money Lighting Your Home, Get Back to the Basics

Dan R. Fink | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
Dan R. Fink

I've been living off the grid, 11 miles from the nearest power pole, since 1991. That certainly tilts my bias toward using the most efficient lighting technology available, everywhere in my home. But what I actually have is a mix of all the available technologies.

Which Kind Of Bulb Should I Buy?

Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

Given the many light bulb choices available today and the new bulb efficiency standards that are set to go into effect in 2012, selecting the right bu...

Citizens Against Government Waste Promotes Waste

A. Siegel | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

An oft-heard element of political debate is horror at government standard setting and regulations... even if leads to an CFL Light Bulb improved marketplace.

Engineering a Light Bulb Revolution

Rocky Kistner | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Ed Hammer says what people really need to be concerned about is the overall energy savings as well as the environmental hazards associated with light bulbs -- from manufacturing to landfill.

C U in Hell, CFLs!

Neil Wagner | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Neil Wagner

I call energy efficient bulbs an important technology for our fight against climate change. That sets me apart slightly from critics who call them low quality bulbs that are being forced down our throats by government regulation.2011-09-01-imagepull.jpg

Will the Real Global Warming Alarmists Please Stand Up?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Someone who shouts "Fire!" in a movie theater is a villain if there's no fire, but a hero if there is. In the case of climate change, 97% of climate experts agree that it is changing as a result of human activity. This is akin to a fire smoldering in the projection room.

Shedding a New Light on Design

John Johnston | Posted 07.25.2011 | Style
John Johnston

A recent addition to the MoMA store, the Plumen low-energy lightbulb has lit up [if you excuse the pun] the design fraternity in its native Britain, winning the Brit Insurance Design of the year 2011.

Jason Linkins

Rand Uses Rand To Fight Lightbulbs | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

"Admit it," says Dave Weigel, "you were waiting for this." What, pray tell, is he referring to? He's talking about Rand Paul, quoting Ayn Rand at le...

Stephen Colbert Learns How To Screw In a Better Light Bulb

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Last night, NRDC's Dale Bryk was invited on the Colbert Report to debate one of the most pressing concerns of some members of Congress these days. Not the deficit, jobs or climate change, but light bulbs.

7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Home Lighting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From The Daily Green's Brian Clark Howard: Lighting is a significant expense for many of us, and it also affects how we work, play and feel. The good...

China Needs to Stop Playing Dirty on Clean Energy

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James P. Hoffa

Millions of traditional American jobs have moved to China, and now China is thwarting our efforts to create new, renewable energy jobs to replace them.

Si Se Puede: Every Chilean Can (and Does) Screw in a Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb

Larry Coben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Larry Coben

The cleanest, greenest, cheapest and most secure energy is the energy we don't use. The empirical evidence from Chile is overwhelming and proves the savings.

Why Aren't Curly Light Bulbs Perfect Yet?

Green Inc. | Leora Broydo Vestel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mr Siminovitch said the technology exists to create C.F.L.s that are comparable to incandescent bulbs. "They can be configured and made today with gre...

Tip #3 for the 44th Prez: Time Your Showers

Paul McRandle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul McRandle

The Obamas have exercise routines that put the nation to shame and that means time whiled under the tap. But, with an egg timer, they could cut the average 8.5- minute shower to just five.

A New Year and a New Environment

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Little measures -- recycling, driving a most fuel-efficient car, walking, biking or using public transit, and installing low-flow shower heads -- can make a huge difference.

Go Green, Easy Energy Saving Tips For Your Home

Planet Green | Isobella Jade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

These are six small changes to add to your daily routine which prove that without much effort at all you can go green! Every little degree counts...