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Kevin is both an environmentalist and a tech guy and has been writing, editing and publishing this blog since 2007. He answers questions related to how you can use tech to go greener.

Tesla Solar Roof – What Up with That?

Solar panels attached to traditional roofing materials may not look appealing to the eye, but they have been – until now – the choice for those who want to use the sun to power their home. Tesla offers to do much of the same thing – and more – but …

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Vertical Forest to Clean Air in China

Image by Max Pixel You don’t need a PhD in geopolitics to be cognizant of China’s unfortunate record when it comes to pollution, animal welfare or human rights. Yet, the political and economic leviathan has shown promise and made baby steps in recent years towards embracing sustainability and green technology. …

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How Big Data Will Make Sustainable Farming Better

How Big Data Will Make Sustainable Farming Better Image source Our food supply is, of course, vitally important to us all. It’s sad then that approximately one-third of all the food produced in the United States is wasted annually. Not only does this represent a monetary loss more than $940 …

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Wood Based Computer Chips

A recent article appearing in the MIT Technology Review described the exciting potential for using wood-based computer chips instead of the silicon-based chips which currently enjoy almost universal application. Whereas silicon chips are fairly rigid in usage as a transistor, wood can be processed into nano cellulose paper to provide a …

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Renewable Energy Jobs Continue to Rise

If you’re interested in breaking into the green job market, there’s good news within the industry. According to a report by the Environmental Defense Fund, jobs within renewable energies are increasing 12 times faster than the rest of the U.S. economy. Although President Trump has consistently supported fossil fuels over …

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Karma Revero Plug-In Hybrids Ship to Dealerships

U.S. automaker, Karma Automotive, is set to make a mark in the car manufacturing industry with its first and only Revero model. This is considered to be one of the most expensive among the electric cars on the market today. It is costly at $130,000, which is comparable to a …

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Four Hidden Benefits of a Hybrid Vehicle

People looking to buy a new car do not have to look any further than purchasing a hybrid. Owning these cars is great for many reasons, but most people like them because of the lower cost for fuel, and it does not put out nearly as many fuel emissions. It …

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