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Montreal’s Urban Barns pioneers a green new take on the factory farm

Indoor food production is becoming a more popular way of growing produce.  These vertical farms utilize conveyor belts to effectively water and grow large amounts More...

5 Economic Reasons to Brush Your Teeth

Regular dental checkups and daily brushing and flossing of teeth are major components of dental health that everyone should try to follow. Keeping teeth healthy More...

Solar jobs roughly equal coal jobs in the U.S.

According to Vox and the Solar Foundation, the 173,000 people currently employed in the solar energy sector is roughly equal to the minors, power plant More...

Let your clothes decompose!

How do you feel about throwing in your old worn out clothing with your decomposing food scraps? Strange? Yes. Possible? YES. That is if you More...

Londoners living near street trees get prescribed fewer antidepressants

We all know that nature has positive effects on people, but what about nature manually installed into an urban setting? A study performed by a More...

Can you have your green cake and eat it to?

Often environmental causes are considered a necessary burden.  While they may yield results for the future and the generations to come, they sacrifice potential benefits More...

Energy Efficiency Saves a Buck While Saving the Climate

Until recently, companies and individuals who hoped to implement energy efficiency were often forced to do so at a high financial cost. However, as world More...

Is the U.S. ready for 80% reliance on renewable energy?

The United State’s ecological footprint can only be described as colossal. However, technology developments and studies estimate that by 2050 80 percent of the country’s More...

The next generation of clean energy solution – six takeaways from two approaches

When it comes to clean energy future there are many different approaches. Joan Michelson experienced two different approaches; a “process-driven” approach via big company intrapreneurs More...

Canada can be green without sacrificing growth: Goar

Knowing he had little chance of changing the national conversation as an economics professor, Christopher Ragan of McGill University recruited some of Canada’s highest profile More...

Greening economic growth: How can environmental regulation enhance innovation and competitiveness?

Paul Lanote at Sustainable Prosperity blogs about the relationship between environmental regulation, innovation and competitiveness. Lanote looks in particular at an extensive study of research on More...

10 Agriculture jobs that didn’t exist 25 years ago

Trish Popovitch at the Sustainable Cities Collective lists 10 jobs in the agriculture and food sectors that didn’t exist 25 years ago, reflecting some significant changes in these More...