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Energy Bill Legislation: A Blow to Alternative Energy.
On December 13th, the US Senate voted on a watered down version of the bill that left renewable energy supporters agast... read more

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New Energy Standards for Automobiles
While the Recent Energy Bill passed by the senate and approved by the president left the renewable energy industry out to dry, the bill did pass improved standards in the auto-industry...
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Reduce: The First Step

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. There's a reason it was stated in that order. The first goal should be to reduce, then to reuse and finally recycle. Sometimes we can get so excited about recycling, that we forget a more effective solution to recycling is simply re-using. And yet, a more effective solution to re-using an item is not having used it at all; reduce.

Common Ways to Reduce in Normal Habits

leaf I am compiling a list, to be ranked by input from friends like you, on the most effective AND easy ways to reduce in our everyday lives. Place your votes via email: The list I have started is:

1. Drive Less.
2. Insist on Less Packaging. Less Bags. Less Plastic.
3. Eat Less.
4. Drive Low Emission & Fuel-efficient Vehicles.
5. Spend one less minute showering.