Environment

December 4, 2022

Innovative Turbine Combines Wind and Solar Power To Create Sustainable Energy System

Solar and wind energy are critical to a clean, climate-friendly future. Many companies and homeowners in recent years have installed solar panels to trap the sun's energy, while wind farms have sprung up on land and sea to harvest powerful gusts. The French startup Unéole has created a unique wind turbine with solar panels to create a silent, innovative, and integrated clean energy system that offers 40% more energy than solar alone.

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November 16, 2022

Solar Power Saves India Billions in Fuel Costs in the First Half of 2022

Any advance in regards to renewable energy is worth celebrating, but it's especially meaningful when the good news come from a developing economy and a country that has historically dealt with dangerous levels of pollution. According to a new report, from January to June 2022, India saved $4.2 billion in fuel costs thanks to solar power. On top of of that, they also avoided the use 19.

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October 27, 2022

Scientists Say Not to Bag Your Raked Leaves This Fall

Soil health is an underrated, yet highly critical, environmental factor. It promotes climate resistance, microbe diversity, and healthy plants and animals. How can you support soil health and protect your local biome? This fall, experts are opposed to bagging up your leaves and disposing them in the trash. By letting your fall leaves strategically decay on the ground, you can nourish your plants and restore the soil's nutrient supplies, while not adding to local landfills.

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October 15, 2022

Bus Stops Across Europe Are Getting “Living Roofs” To Help Bees Thrive

Helping the threatened population of bees (and other pollinators) plays a big role in preserving our fragile environment. Back in 2019, Utrecht, Holland, transformed hundreds of bus stops into plant-filled havens for the insects. Leicester, England, quickly followed suit and implemented the pollination pit stops into their city-wide climate initiative in 2021. Thanks to the huge success of these renovated bus stops, the UK is planning on creating at least 1,000 more.

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