Monthly archive - July 2012

Tips to Create a Cool and Energy Efficient Home this Summer

Tips to Create a Cool and Energy Efficient Home this Summer

*+-Record breaking heat this summer has caused a spike in home energy bills, leaving many Americans looking to find ways to be more energy efficient. Take the first step in saving some green by going green this summer by using these money saving tips for your home.

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Boilermakers Green Job Profile

Boilermakers Green Job Profile

*+-Boilermakers play an important role in the creation of green technologies and renewable energy production, such as hydroelectric power. This green career is growing at a rate greater than many other energy efficiency jobs and will continue to grow over the next decade.

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Taking a Closer Look at the Clean-Energy Loan Program

Taking a Closer Look at the Clean-Energy Loan Program

*+-The Department of Energy’s Clean Energy program is still gaining traction, though it is already generating a lot of buzz in and around the political circles of D.C. As we explore deeper into this program we can see that the program has yielded mixed results.

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Finding a “Green” Career: Advice for Job Seekers

Finding a “Green” Career: Advice for Job Seekers

*+-Looking to become part of the green economy and helping creating a sustainable earth every day? With all the attention green jobs are getting from the government and press it pays to get ahead. If you are interested in a green job, take the following five tips to heart.

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Fracking Risks Are Too Great For Nationwide Insurance

Fracking Risks Are Too Great For Nationwide Insurance

*+-Nationwide Insurance recently became the first insurance company to stop covering activities associated with fracking. The company cited the risks were simply too great to ignore, in an internal memo that was leaked to the public. This is yet another blow to the industry that is already in the cross hairs of environmentalists.

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Recyclable Cardboard Furniture: An Interesting Solution for Sustainability

Recyclable Cardboard Furniture: An Interesting Solution for Sustainability

*+-Would you buy a desk for your office if we told you it was only $63, recyclable, fashionable and sturdy? We figure you would at least take a look as it sounds a little too good to be true. Now, what if we told you it was made from cardboard?

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Rex Tillerson: Climate Change is an Engineering Problem

Rex Tillerson: Climate Change is an Engineering Problem

*+-The often even-keeled CEO of Exxon believes that climate change woes are over hyped and manageable because humans can adapt. Could the answer to climate change be as simple as moving crops from one place to another? Mr. Tillerson seems to think so, it is simply an engineering problem.

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Guide to Understanding Global Warming in 5 Minutes or Less

Guide to Understanding Global Warming in 5 Minutes or Less

*+-Global warming and climate change can be a controversial subject, stirring political debate and media swirl. Get the facts on climate change and what it means for you and your family in our 5 minute guide to understanding global warming.

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