Efficiency

Can you really "do more with less?" Sure thing. PF Members tell you how here.

Minnesota 2020
EDITOR'S PICK: Naysayers of global warming point to snowfall and cold weather as proof that climate change is merely a myth. However, there is a difference between the weather happening just outside our windows and the Earth’s climate—the pattern of... Read More
TVA wanting customers use less electricity
TVA wanting customers use less electricity
The energy efficient person, David Sparks, explains why TVA, an electric company wants the customers/ people to use less electricity to help the environment.
Youtube - Energy Efficiency: a Win-Win (Hill briefing)
Youtube - Energy Efficiency: a Win-Win (Hill briefing)
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing hosted in coordination with the House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus on the best energy source of all: energy efficiency. There is no cheaper, cleaner energy than... Read More
This week we take a look at an idea for solar panels that can spray right onto your existing windows - turning your whole building into a solar array.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
We’re all fairly dependent on our smartphones. But what about smart lights? Check out streetlights that can tell you the weather or predict the next earthquake.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Where is your trash going? If you live in Alexandria, Virginia or a community like it, it's not going to a landfill - it's being burned to power your home.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
In 2050, the world will have 9 billion people - we're failing to feed just 7 billion now. How do we find the way forward to 2050 and beyond?
Minnesota 2020
Minnesota has emerged as a leader in green chemistry and manufacturing, with the University of Minnesota's curriculum training future chemists in environmentally sustainable practices and the state's leading chemical companies making non-toxic... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Clearing streets of snow and ice in Minnesota, is about a lot more than just a plow truck. St. Paul public works is implementing new technology to make streets safe: pre-treat roads before snow arrives, using GPS tracking to make the trucks... Read More
Minnesota 2020
The City of Minneapolis is embarking on a once-in-a-generation plan to cut carbon emissions and propel the city as the most energy efficient in the nation. Initiatives include single-sort recycling, boosting city renewable energy, expanding bicycle... Read More

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