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Use Your Climate Credit to Ask for More

Mike Sandler | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Mike Sandler

In the next month, millions of Californians will receive their first "climate credit." The funds come from the revenue collected by the cap and trade program under the State's climate change law. Instead of going to pay for government programs or rebates, the money is going back to you. That is pretty unusual.

Woman Receives Outlandish Electric Bill

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.22.2012 | Money

Pauline Danton normally spends around $130 each month on her electric bill. But the British retiree's latest bill weighed in at a whopping $23,000 ...

Three Things That Will Cost More in 2012 -- and One That Will Cost Less

Terry Tamminen | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

The common thread in these trends is that we cannot afford to continue policy debates about whether climate change is real. Scientists have spoken. Governments have spoken. Markets have spoken.

Nuclear Power Is Part of USA Energy Mix

Jim Steets | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green
Jim Steets

There's been good dialogue regarding my last blog post concerning the Indian Point Energy Center. And I appreciate the many thoughtful comments, inclu...

Developers Install Alternative Energy in Old and New Structures

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

During a power outage, you may have groped your way through a hall or stairwell, praying that the lights come on soon. Today's developers are installi...

One Million More Homes In Fuel Poverty As Energy Prices Soar

PA | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Rising gas and electricity prices pushed another million households across the UK into fuel poverty in 2009, according to figure...

Unplug and Recharge: How to Stay Cool with Yogic Breathing

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Avant Stover

Sitali cools down the body when it's feeling overheated, as well as the mind and heart, when fiery emotions like anger and jealousy arise.

Christmas Lights -- Scrooge or Savior?

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

We will be in a far better situation when people celebrate through taking a deep breath of fresh air rather than adding those tons of C02 with 24/7 light pollution.

7 Energy-Saving Eco-Gadgets

Smart Money | Lisa Scherzer | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

The push for all things "green" is gaining momentum and gadget makers are taking note. Not only are some companies cleaning up their acts through recy...