Environment

Want to Hike Mount Everest? Bring Trash Bags

Want to Hike Mount Everest? Bring Trash Bags

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. In the difficult ascent up the world’s tallest mountain, being environmentally-friendly seems to be the last concern for most hikers. And even though Mt. Everest may tower 5 miles above sea level, its slopes are no longer  free from the plague of garbage which is abundant in lower-elevation wilderness areas. […]

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Awesome

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Awesome

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself! 1) Sustainable does not mean primitive When people hear about sustainable, […]

This City Aims to Be “Car Free” in 20 Years

This City Aims to Be “Car Free” in 20 Years

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. To live in this age is an exciting time. The technological advances have accelerated communication around the world, and in effect, a shifting of resources to more sustainable alternatives continue to be implemented at an increasing rate. Who knew thirty or even fifty years ago that cars would so quickly […]

The World’s Largest Solar Plant Started Creating Electricity

The World’s Largest Solar Plant Started Creating Electricity

Recently one of the biggest solar plants in the world announced that the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now operational and delivering solar electricity to California customers. All Three Units of 392 megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Now Delivering Solar Power to California’s Electric Grid. At full capacity, the facility’s trio of 450-foot high towers produces a gross total of […]

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