Although Earth Day 2014 has come and gone, there are still many simple steps we can take to protect our beautiful planet. This year the buzz phrase around Earth Week was #LightsOffScreenOn and it’s a good one to remember. While watching television or using your computer or tablet, turn a couple lights off. If, for… Continue reading Flip a Switch, Save the World (Infographic)
Almost everyone loves the Super Bowl, whether they’re rooting for one of the teams or just watching for the commercials. But who knew there was a deeper, greener upside to the big game? According to recent research by energy consulting firm Opower, football fans actually do less damage to the environment when they watch the… Continue reading Does the Super Bowl Actually Help the Environment?
Setting a new world record for crowdfunding, Dutch households purchased a wind turbine in just 13 hours through Windcentrale, a company that facilitates cooperative wind turbine purchases.
Did you know that in sub-Saharan Africa seven out of 10 people don’t have access to electricity? This hampers efforts like Project Loon, which looks to bring balloon-powered internet access to remote areas. Bringing internet to sub-Saharan Africa, though, will not help if lack of electricity keeps people from being able to so much as… Continue reading Energize the Fight Against Extreme Poverty #Changethegame