Photo courtesy of A. Kotula at Flickr.com. Here at the Practical Environmentalist, we're green news junkies. We keep an eagle eye out for the latest science, social, and environmental developments and try to sum up the big picture here. This week, a lot of exciting things are … [Read more...] about Links, links, green links. Get them while they’re hot!
Photo courtesy of Gemma Kate Thorpe at Flickr.com. The $700 Billion bailout bill has stirred up mixed emotions. On one hand, relieved sighs have been heard from Wall Street, but many people are spitting mad. In the aftermath of the bill's passage, some key sections of the … [Read more...] about Is there a green lining to the economic bailout package?
Photo courtesy of brentdanley at Flickr.com. Where some people see heat mirages on a highway, others see potential energy savings. A company in the Netherlands has developed a way to use asphalt roads to produce energy. Considering the number of miles of blacktop we have … [Read more...] about Have you driven on a solar panel today?
It's that time of year again - HGTV is giving away a custom built home with amazing features. This year, the dream home embraces a number of green technologies. These features include: A deep concrete pad designed to take advantage of the soil as a heat sink Gypsum … [Read more...] about Want to win a green dream home?