Demand flexibility

Demand flexibility

Chris Mooney writes a good article in the Washington Post about what the Rocky Mountain Institute calls ‘demand flexibility’ or ‘flexiwatts.’ Is this the way of the future?   There’s a big change coming to how we power our homes — and it isn’t about solar or batteries Earlier this year, home energy received its … Continue reading

Good summer reading

Good summer reading

This article by George Johnson in the New York Times has nothing directly to do with sustainable energy or climate change, but it discuss how subjective feelings are still trusted over scientific expertise. As you get ready for September, you may want to reflect on this.   The Widening World of Hand-Picked Truths Nearly half … Continue reading

Balancing energy supply and energy demand priorities

Balancing energy supply and energy demand priorities

Barbara Lewis writes a good article on the Reuters news service website about the benefits of energy efficient homes in Europe.   Low-energy, healthy homes: Europe’s answer to shale gas? With street names such as Temperance and Hygiene and plenty of green open spaces, the 1920s Bon Air (Good Air) housing estate in a working-class … Continue reading

Pollution Revolution

Pollution Revolution

Hope you enjoy this excellent graphic that is from Ghergich & Co. together with CustomMade.   How to Combat Air Pollution Air pollution has a variety of contributors from stationary sources, like factories and power plants, to natural sources, like forest fires and dust storms. Air pollution has been shown to have a direct link … Continue reading