How to make REnewables Consistent

On the electrical grid right now, the amount of generation has to be exactly equal to the amount of consumption. This is the handicap that renewable sources face: there is no way to store the energy to “flatten” out the production curve. The common understanding these days is that for every MW of wind or […]

The Aurora

Beautiful… Terje Sorgjerd is a passionate landscape photographer and filmmaker from Norway.He spent a week capturing one of the biggest aurora borealis shows in recent years. Shot in and around Kirkenes and Pas National Park bordering Russia, at 70 degree north and 30 degrees east. Temperatures around -25 Celsius. Good fun. Follow Facebook: facebook.com/TSOPhotography

Global warming in 26 seconds

26 second NASA video showing the average global temperature from the mid 20th century

The girl who silenced the world – 5 very powerful minutes!

We live a privileged life in North America but this is not the same in other parts of the world. Young Sevren Suzuki speaks for the generations to come…

7 Home Solar Power Myths… Busted!

7 Home Solar Power Myths… Busted!

The following article comes from Planet Save and is By Britt Mauriss On January 27, 2012. The feature photo is by your eco friend Terry. You know it as well as I do—the home solar trend is taking off, as concerns about climate change and rising electricity costs point to clean, renewable solar as a solution. And even though residential solar […]

Was 2012 a year of Change?

Was 2012 a year of Change?

Trillion dollar debts, countries living beyond their means, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, protests all over the world, governments allowing GMOs, toxic products in our homes and foods, poor building methods… It is clear that the internet has made global communication possible, that people around the world are now speaking with each other, creating new […]

The Story of Bottled Water

The Story of Bottled Water

The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans (and Canadians) to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores […]

The Story of Cap and Trade

The Story of Cap and Trade

The Story of Cap & Trade by the Story of Stuff, is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers at the heart of this scheme and reveals the “devils in the details” in current cap-and-trade […]

The Life Cycle of a Plastic Bag

Plastic never truly breaks down completely. Even the so-called biodegradable products don’t completely biodegrade because modern garbage dumps are not designed to allow this to happen. The only cure for the “proliferation” of this species is to stop using the product in the first place. Below is a great Mockumentary of the life cycle of […]

Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics

An easy to understand YouTube video to introduce you to Photovoltaics. How PV cells produce electricity

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