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Lego Achieves 100% Renewable Energy

By Fredrica Syren: In the past the beloved Danish toymaker Lego surely has been in the dog house with environmental groups for its partnership with oil companies. Since then, they have done their part to redeem themselves by committing to a more sustainable business practice by trying to find a …

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Clean Energy Is Where the Jobs Are

By Kim Robson: Our current president has said that he wants to revitalize the American workforce by creating more jobs here and bringing overseas jobs back to the U.S. However, if that is his real goal, he’s wrongly focusing on industries that are in decline and will continue to fail …

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Hope for Green Energy Under New Administration

By Kim Robson: With our new administration, many people are deeply concerned for the future of the EPA and recent gains made in renewable energy. However, there’s quite a bit of reason to hope for the best. According to a survey taken last November, 75% of Trump voters support increasing …

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Sweden To Go Carbon Neutral by 2045

By Fredrica Syren: Sweden, where I was born and where we currently reside, was established as one of the 10 greenest countries in 2015, according to Ecowatch.com. I can’t say I’m too surprised, considering I have never lived in another country that focuses on making recycling super easy and convenient, …

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Tesla Battery for Energy Independence

By James Harker (a.k.a Green Dad): Growing up in Southern California, I surely have suffered through blackouts and pricy electricity bills which have made me question how to become more energy efficient. So when I first heard of Tesla’s new battery that can help households save money and even become …

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The Eiffel Tower — Green Future for the City of Love

By Dawna Matthews: When someone says “Paris,” many images come to mind: the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum, cafes in St. Germain, and perhaps the most iconic — the Eiffel Tower. You can see it standing over the city against a backdrop of the sky and the park, or …

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Green Light–Led Streetlights Powered By Plants

By Kim Robson: Last November in Hembrug, Netherlands, more than 300 LED lights were illuminated by a Dutch company launching a new energy project called “Starry Sky.” What makes this electricity different is that it’s made by harnessing the energy of living plants. The company, Plant-e, envisions a future when …

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