There is still more than a month left in the Instructables Green Design Contest and there are already over 100 entries. We’re loving the creativity and crafty spirit that is going into each project, the goal of which is to keep the environment in mind when designing and crafting something new. That’s why this project for making a small wind power generator stood out to us.
The project is by user out-of-the-box, and walks you through how to make a small upright wind turbine to sit in your yard and gather a bit of power from the breeze. View full article »
1. The bottom line about Fukushima Daiichi is an ELE (extinction level event) involving three reactors in meltdown since March 11, 2011, other damaged reactor cores, no efforts by anyone anywhere to contain the global catastrophe, other than ‘media damage control’.
2. (A) The reactor cores were designed to be under water. That means that the reactor cores were designed to be under water. The reactor cores must be put under water immediately, using existing technology, enabling retrieval of the hot cores by an international team of nuclear submarines. Disposal of nuclear waste is a secondary issue. Note: There is no legitimate disposal of nuclear waste possible, ever. View full article »
Your Game of Thrones to Keystone XL converter Posted by Daniel Kessler – 04/11/13, 10:50pm
So you’re a progressive and you’ve been sitting on the sidelines of the Keystone XL fight. Sure, you’ve heard about the pipeline but you haven’t yet drawn your sword and taken up the struggle. As the story has gotten increasingly complex, maybe you’ve lost the plot a little.
Well! Here’s your chance to get up to speed and in the game with the Keystone XL to Game of Thrones converter, a sure fire way to understand who the players are in this all important battle for Westeros, er, the climate. View full article »
It’s not all bad news in Spain, while environmental laws are being repealed (eg the Coastal Protection law), CO2 reduction measures scrapped, clean energy subsidies abolished and budgets for parks and reserves decimated, some more progressive measures are still filtering through the system. also one side effect of people abandoning ‘uneconomic’ farms is more habitat for wildlife. Now the almost extinct lynx, brown bears and above all wolves are making a comebeck.
‘Court confirms the ban on wolf hunting south of the Douro River. The lynx population triples in Andalusia in the last ten years
The Supreme Court has upheld a ban on the hunting of wolves south of the Douro River. The ruling rejects virtually all grounds of appeal filed by the Junta de Castilla y León against the judgment of the Supreme Court of Justice of the territory … View full article »
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A No-Non-Sense Guide to Establishing Permaculture Gardens & Food Forests on Boring Lawns
Presumably you are here because something about edible landscaping, permaculture design,
agro-forestry or agro-ecology appeals to you. Great! View full article »