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Town rejects solar panels, citing fears they would 'suck up' sun's energy and cause cancer
The U.S. town council of Woodland, North Carolina voted against a rezoning proposal last week that would have paved the path for a solar farm. The town also voted for a moratorium on...
Dec 14th, 2015
Canada's provinces surge towards green power future...and leave Harper in the dirt
Canada's provinces pumped a whopping $10.9 billion into renewable energy last year - and added nearly 27,000 jobs - heralding a nationwide green revolution.
Sep 17th, 2015
Everything you need to know about the net-zero housing revolution
Six questions for a B.C. net-zero home builder and environmental consultant.
Jul 24th, 2015
Leaving it all behind for life in Africa
A year ago I had a great job, and a nice apartment. One year later, I can hear wild dogs barking and am writing from Tanzania. What happened? Curiosity.
Oct 16th, 2012
Life lessons from Milton Wong
Alden Habacon's life was changed by Milton Wong. Here's what he learned from him.
Jan 2nd, 2012
Alstonvale Net Zero House runs entirely off renewable resources
To solve the issue of food production, the home's landscaping will be made entirely of edible plantation.
Mar 29th, 2010