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Beyond Efficiency: 5 Key Ingredients for a Sustainable Home (with DataViz)

This post looks a five potential criteria for understanding what a sustainable home is.

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7 Vegetables That Taste Better If You Grow Your Own

Most vegetables taste better when you grow your own, these 7 are standouts.

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Fossil fuels are for making stuff

This brief post tries to provide a basic summary of how the IPCC looks at the mitigation of climate change.

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What is the greenest source of electricity?

This post shows which forms of power generation produce the fewest carbon emissions. But is that your definition of green?

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The EV Wedge: How Electric Vehicle Fuel Savings Vary By Country (and car)

How much do electric cars save on fuel costs? That depends on where you are in the world and what car you are switching from.

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5 Simple Ways to Save Food

These 5 Simple Habits to help you save food in your home can save both money and carbon

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Which country has more solar capacity that the rest of the world combined?

Everyone thinks of Germany as the global leader in solar. But if you include hot water, the picture looks very different

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5 Stunning Small Homes . . . but would you live in one? (I’d try number 4!)

Would you live in a tiny home, a small home or a smaller home? Would you be better off?

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Much ado about methane? A little global context helps separate the long from the short

This post discusses the relative importance of methane emissions over the long and short term

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How much should you pay for LEDs and CFL bulbs?

A simple strategy for investing wisely in new LEDs and CFLs

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