Green Living

A lot of simple, seemingly insignificant things can add up to a positive and meaningful global change. PF Members have solutions to living a more sustainable day to day life.

A southern Idaho highway punches through what was molten lava just 10,000 years ago, a blink of an eye in geologic time. “I’d seen it from the road. I’d seen the lava flow across the road and I read about it in the literature at the wilderness study... Read More
Video created for the GE Ecomagination Challenge, a $200 million innovation experiment where businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students share their best ideas on how to build the next-generation power grid.
Planet Forward
Due to a bill passed in the fall of 2009 by the Oregon State Legislature, field burning in 2010 has been outlawed. This primarily applies to the burning of grass seed and cereal grain crop residues in the Willamette Valley. With what was previously... Read More
Solar Tree Foundation - www.solartree.org
I'm an artist, who works in the medium of solar voltaic materials. This video shows my concept for a "solar tree", as well as actual solar art I've produced to both inspire and produce energy!
Planet Forward
On the one hand, it's a positive sign for renewable fans... a small family business making a go of it in solar and wind power. This Long Island family has been installing small-scale solar and wind energy packages in back yards, reducing homeowner’s... Read More
Planet Forward
Follow a DC cab driver after he's made the switch from a carbon combustion vehicle to a hybrid. Imagine the impact if cities across the country implemented a hybrid or electric taxi policy...
It's time to do something electric with all that wasted roof space in cities like Manhattan. The latest in PV and solar thermal technology could lower New York's massive carbon footprint.
Experts speaking on Capitol Hill about the value of energy efficient housing, and how federal policy can promote more efficient buildings -- and therefore reduce fossil fuel emissions and make housing more affordable for families across America. How... Read More
Verdant Power is turning Manhattan's East River into a testing ground for a hydro electricity project that could show the world that you don't need dams or raging rivers to create an urban source of hydro power. The company uses underwater turbines... Read More

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