WaterShed

gogreenre:

Tiny houses - a look at the tiny house movement, a step away from materialism, a solution to homelessness, a small answer to some economic problems, perhaps?

(Source: goo.gl)

mothernaturenetwork:

8 awesome green roofs from around the world
“The Desert Sunlight Solar Farm is the largest photovoltaic facility Interior has approved thus far and, when built, will help power our nation and economy,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said. “With 12 large-scale solar projects approved in the last 18 months, we continue to make significant strides in spurring innovation, job-creation, and investment in the private sector while strengthening America’s energy security.”

(Source: exclusively-positive-press)

benszeto:

Not content with Urban Farming, our restless green-fingered friends are now going the way of impromptu farms. I suspect guerilla, pop-up retail stores first sowed this seed in their fertile minds.

In land scarce Singapore, I would like to see vacant schools and other state property growing…

mothernaturenetwork:

10 green writers you should be following on Google+Check out this great group of environmental writers worthy of following on Google+.

mothernaturenetwork:

10 green writers you should be following on Google+
Check out this great group of environmental writers worthy of following on Google+.

greensocietycampaign:

Traditional Icelandic buildings, proving that futuristic isn’t always necessary for green design.

greensocietycampaign:

Traditional Icelandic buildings, proving that futuristic isn’t always necessary for green design.


The house the bay built
UM students say, if we’re going to live in  the Chesapeake Bay watershed, we need to design structures that don’t  increase pollution

The house the bay built

UM students say, if we’re going to live in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, we need to design structures that don’t increase pollution

WaterShed covered by GreenBuildingAdvisor.com Check out the story here:
http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/solar-decathlon/solar-decathlon-2011-maryland-s-watershed-moment

faqyeahgreen:

The United States Department of Energy will fund six projects mostly into developing direct-drive wind turbine technology.

faqyeahgreen:

Laboratories working on improving green technologies under the United States Department of Energy bagged 36 out of 100 awards at this year’s edition of the 49th R and D 100 Awards, popularly referred to as the “Oscars of Innovation”.

Butte College becomes the first school in the nation to produce more energy than it consumes with solar!

Butte College becomes the first school in the nation to produce more energy than it consumes with solar!

For you non-believers in climate change, Carbon Nation will seem like just another horror flic about the doomsday scenario surrounding global warming. Except, the producers of Carbon Nation don’t care if you believe in climate change. Not even a little.

Instead, they’re promoting the movie as a wholly positive “solutions-based” documentary showcasing actionable ideas to further the advancement of affordable energy. The hope is this will attract a wider audience of viewers versus, say, a collection of braying granola eaters portending the apocalypse. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

“Do I think man is causing global warming? No, but that doesn’t make any difference,” says Bernie Kar, a geothermal tech pioneer in Alaska. ”I want clean water and I want clean air. And that’s so simple.”

zachbalbino:

Interior Moss Tiles Help Grow the Vertical Garden Movement