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.

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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What Are the New Electric Car Incentives for Buyers?

What Are the New Electric Car Incentives for Buyers?

A new proposal from President Joe Biden would make buying electric cars much more affordable, as well as fund infrastructure that supports use of electric cars.

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Hot Planet Summer: North America Sees Record Heat in Many Places

Hot Planet Summer: North America Sees Record Heat in Many Places

As remarkable months of weather go, summer 2021 certainly rates a mention, and not for good reasons. Many places in North America recorded record heat, including a heatwave that baked the Pacific Northwest in the U.S. and parts of western Canada.

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How Will the Polar Vortex Continue to Impact U.S. Weather?

How Will the Polar Vortex Continue to Impact U.S. Weather?

Some scientists theorize that the recent freeze and resulting power outage in Texas is one sign of a weather-related roller coaster ride caused by climate change caused by polar vortex.

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What is Phantom Energy?

What is Phantom Energy?

Phantom energy refers to power used by electronic devices even when turned off.  Many modern appliances create this issue because they use energy when off to stay in quick-start mode or operate a clock, including…

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What is a Virtual Power Plant

What is a Virtual Power Plant

Virtual power plants use advanced software to create a system that connects hundreds of power-producing renewable resources, giving homes and business clean, consistent energy

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How Do You Harness Energy?

How Do You Harness Energy?

Energy harnessing involves the practice of capturing available energy and converting it to electrical power. People can harness energy in many ways, including capturing solar, wind and water energy, as well as through the use of microgrids and electric vehicles.

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