admin on Sunday 7 April 2013
Fracking is the latest trend in the energy industry, but studies are showing that it may have more impact on the environment than originally thought. Fracking is the the process of injecting fluid, sand and other material deep into the earth to help fracture rocks, making natural gas easier to find and collect. However, this process may also be contributing to instances of earthquakes in areas where fracking is taking place.
All around the world, researchers have studied earthquakes corresponding with fracking activities. They have found that fracking in Switzerland, Texas More …
admin on Thursday 4 April 2013
Contrary to popular, going green is not that expensive. One of the simplest, least-expensive things that you can do to go green is drive less. If there are fewer cars on the road, then there will be less air pollution. You should consider carpooling with friends or taking public transportation a couple of days out of the week. You may also want to consider walking to some of your destinations. Driving less will not only reduce air pollution, but it will also help you save money. In fact, families can save over $9,900 a year if they take public transportation. More …
admin on Tuesday 2 April 2013
The current energy crisis has raised many important questions about the sustainability of conventional fuel sources. Fossil fuels, like coal and oil, are not infinite, and the increasing demand for these resources that has resulted from growing populations and more widespread industrialization has resulted in a number of very serious economic and environmental concerns. Developing new technology and the next-generation alternative energy solutions that will be needed to create a greener and more sustainable future will be an essential part of any More …
admin on Saturday 30 March 2013
Solar energy is an easy way for homeowners and businesses to go green. The nature energy from the sun’s rays can easily power a residential or commercial property. However, solar energy is not used as much as it could be. Why aren’t homes and businesses using solar energy to theirs advantage? One of the biggest setbacks may be the cost.
Solar technology is still relatively new, which means there is a high price tag. Many homeowners shy away from this type of an investment because it will take a few years for More …
admin on Tuesday 26 March 2013
As our planet’s resources continue to vanish, it is more important now more than ever to conserve energy. There are many easy ways to do this.
Quite a bit of energy is lost through the home. For example, houses with poor insulation lose energy as heated or cooled air escapes through cracks and empty spaces. The heating and cooling unit has to work much harder to keep the house at the desired temperature. Better insulation means less work for the units, which in turn means less energy consumed. Even More …