Click HERE for article on Gantt Fire & Sewer District’s new building.
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If link above not working, click HERE to see live stream of Gantt Service District grand opening!
That represents 3/4 days worth of household CO2 production!
(115/150 = .76 days of household CO2 production)
1 Day = 150 lbs of CO2 per U.S. household – excerpt from the March 2009 issue of National Geographic Magazine titled Saving Energy – It Starts at Home. The images above are from the article. You can also get them at National Geographic Wallpapers.
The NPR Cities Project reports on Hightower Beach, Florida. The town of Hightower sits on a “barrier island that’s getting lower as sea level rises”. The town is looking at “ways to keep the water at bay or retreat from it’. Click HERE for more info. The incredible images above are from National Geographic Wallpapers.
Located in Fayetteville, NC, the plant is part of a total 300-megawatts of solar capacity Duke is seeking to build. Click HERE for more info.
Students at Grove Elementary in Greenville SC learn design principles. Click HERE for more info.
Researchers have found more than 500 methane vents on the seafloor between North Carolina and Massachusetts. There could be 30,000 vents worldwide. This gas is “contained in a type of sludgy ice called methane hydrates”. Could this methane leakage contribute to Global Warming? Click HERE for more information.
In 2009, BrightSource signed [a deal] with Southern California Edison. At 1,300 megawatts it was the world’s largest solar-power purchase agreement. See 2009 BusinessWeek article, click HERE.
The incredible image above is from National Geographic Wallpapers.