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Top 5 Green Jobs for 2011

With the New Year here, it’s a good time to look towards the future. While nearly every sector of the economy is hurting, there are some areas that could be poised to have a big year in 2011. Looking at government incentives, natural business growth, and technology advancements, we believe that these five sectors will […]

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What is ecoagriculture?

“Ecoagriculture” is a term coined in 2000 by Sara Scherr and Jeffrey McNeely, authors of the Future Harvest-commissioned report Common Ground, Common Future: How Ecoagriculture Can Help Feed the World and Save Wild Biodiversity. Ecoagriculture conveys a vision of rural communities managing their resources to jointly achieve three broad goals at a landscape scale — […]

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Solar Energy Increases Home Value

Are you looking for ways to increase your home value? Well, I have an idea that will not only make the resale cost of your home increase, but it will actually save you money. I am talking about solar energy. Let me explain…

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Green Hotels and Reclaimed Materials

Time and time again we hear hotel project managers and developers embarking on “greening” projects comment, “If only I thought of reclaimed materials before…” Although the project might have already been completed, it might not be too late to help you save time, money and help with your sustainable hotel initiatives. Who knows, you might […]

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Searching for a Green Job? 5 Tips for Finding Eco-Friendly Employment

Are you looking for a job with an eco-friendly company? Join the crowd. Job searchers increasingly are bringing their convictions about the environment with them on their job search. Fortunately, many online resources are now catering to green job seekers. But you may want to do more than just look for jobs that are advertised […]

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U.S. Army Testing Solar Powered Tents

The U.S. Army is turning to renewable energy to reduce the large amounts of fuel and generators it moves to camps around the world. The Army is testing several solar powered shades and tent-like technologies that are designed to charge batteries, computers and other electric gear without the need for fossil-fuel powered generators.

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What’s Beyond Zero Emissions Vehicles?

The automotive industry has invested billions in alternative fuel technology since that first Prius rolled off its assembly line. And these days a growing portion of that investment has been focused on zero emission technologies, such as battery electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel cells.

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Renewable Energy: A World Review

Renewable energy is so named because it is derived from such natural raw materials which do not get exhausted; for instance, sunlight, air, rain water, tides and geothermal energy. Renewable energy consumed in 2008 was around 19%. New renewables such as modern biomass, small hydro etc. delivered around 3% energy. The most leading is the […]

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Solaris Energy plans to float solar systems on water bodies to preserve land for other needs

Solaris Energy has won an award for an idea that could help generate renewable energy without compromising on land resources. The company, which is at the start-up stage, believes that large scale concentrated photovoltaic systems could be floated on large water bodies to preserve land for more important needs.

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