Bronze, Silver, Gold and Green: Sustainability at the Sochi Olympics

As skiers, skaters, snowboarders and other athletes vie for gold, silver and bronze, several organizations and companies have already taken home top prizes for their green initiatives in advance of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee … Continue reading

The Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill: What’s In It For Us?

As environmental concerns become increasingly prevalent around the globe, it’s no surprise that politicians are proposing more and more legislation (as well as making numerous campaign promises) that center around sustainability. When President Obama took office in 2007, one of … Continue reading

An Introduction to Nuclear Energy

We see the confused stares. Many of you may be curious as to what an introduction to “nuclear energy” is doing on an eco-conscious blog.  Let us put it in perspective… While nuclear energy has long been touted as a … Continue reading

Beneath Our Feet: An Introduction to Geothermal Energy

As scientists begin digging deeper into the possibilities for renewable energy, they look to the sun, the wind, and other renewable options for cleaner, greener sources. Another possibility may be right beneath our feet — geothermal energy. In our discussions … Continue reading