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Health Effects of Air Pollution

Health Effects of Air Pollution and Solutions You can live a few weeks without food and a couple of days without water, but you’ll only make it a matter of minutes without air. Our air quality is declining all over the world due to increased particulate pollution from industry, transport, and energy usage— and some…

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8 Climate Change Facts and Myths

8 Climate Change Facts and Myths Climate change is the greatest threat humankind faces today. We’ve already seen significant glacial melting, rising sea levels, raging wildfires, the migration of dangerous parasites and disease vectors like mosquitos and ticks, and—most notably—extreme and devastating weather events. All signs show that the problem is only going to get…

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Winter Energy Saving Tips

13 Winter Energy Saving Tips Your heating and cooling system is the biggest energy hog in your home, accounting for almost half your total energy costs.[1] The money you spend on utilities rises dramatically in the summer and winter months when temperature control sees the highest use. Winter can be especially problematic, as heating costs…

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What Is Solar Energy?

What Is Solar Energy? Solar energy uses the sun’s light and heat to generate renewable or ‘green’ power. The most common form of solar energy is harnessed by solar panels, or photovoltaic cells. In photovoltaic power stations, they’re arranged almost edge-to-edge to capture sunlight in large fields. You’ll also see them on top of houses and…