Author archive - Anh Speer, Ph.D.

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Anh Speer, Ph.D. Dr. Anh Speer has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Applications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She has worked with companies such as AOL, Wellcare and Greystone CES as a Software Engineer and Lead Architect. She is a renowned author in the field of Wireless and Sensor Network Technologies and has published numerous technical papers in IEEE journals and magazines. She is also passionate about Clean Energy, Green Living and strives to live a sustainable lifestyle. Together with her family she created www.isustainableearth.com and is a regular writer for topics such as energy efficiency, water conservation, sustainable living and green products.

The Drought in the West: What The Latest Science Shows

The Drought in the West: What The Latest Science Shows

The water shortage in New Mexico is getting the headlines, but the entire U.S. West faces the worst drought in more than a millennium.

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The Top 10 Greenest States in the U.S.

The Top 10 Greenest States in the U.S.

Reducing our individual footprint is important, but it’s also important that our elected leaders pass legislation to become more eco-friendly at a larger scale. William Becker, executive director of the Presidential Climate Action Project, told WalletHub, “The single most powerful way to protect the environment is our vote.”

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Ideas To Reduce Fuel Consumption While Driving

Ideas To Reduce Fuel Consumption While Driving

These simple tips can cut down on the fuel you burn and lower your contribution to the greenhouse gasses that contribute to climate change.

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ESG: Sustainable Business Practices Now the New Normal

ESG: Sustainable Business Practices Now the New Normal

In 2021, sustainability in corporate culture went mainstream. There is no going back to the way things used to be in the past.

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Can An Electric Car Battery Power My House?

Can An Electric Car Battery Power My House?

With electric car sales on the rise, the next logical step is finding out if there’s a battery that can also power your house.

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4 Simple Ways to Ditch Single-Use Plastics

4 Simple Ways to Ditch Single-Use Plastics

Single-use plastics represent one of the single worst items many households use every day, but there are more products than ever available to replace them.

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Safest Places For Climate Change in the U.S.

Safest Places For Climate Change in the U.S.

If you’re looking for places that are resilient against climate change, lists from several different publications offer good places to start.

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What’s In the New COP26 Climate Deal?

What’s In the New COP26 Climate Deal?

Negotiations went beyond the end of the summit, but leaders from 200 countries signed a deal that takes a step toward avoiding the worst disasters.

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What’s In a Climate Friendly Diet?

What’s In a Climate Friendly Diet?

Food production ranks among the leading causes of climate change. By making some changes in our diet, we can help reduce carbon emissions.

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What Are Planetary Boundaries and how have we crossed them?

What Are Planetary Boundaries and how have we crossed them?

The planetary boundaries theory holds that human activity has driven climate change since the Industrial Revolution that is pushing Earth’s limits in nine key areas

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