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SICK OF PAYING HIGH POWER BILLS ? Here are some resources on ways to save money within your household. Rebates, Programs, Free Solar, Government Programs, etc..

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Were you aware that there are numerous government programs that will help pay or pay fully for you to implement appliances or solar into your home?

         I've been researching this topic over the past few weeks because I'm so sick of paying $250/month just for lights. Forget about summer time, my power bill is out of control with the A/C. Here is some information I found, please read all the way through as the final resource on this list is endless in its capacity.

1. Click the link below to bring you to a huge list of approximately 2,500 links.  This list will contain varying programs whereby you can then filter out your specific interests and search further. Click the blue key towards the top to the right titled " Apply Filter" and customize your search for your state and interest.  You can narrow down your search by inputting more specific programs or venues you are interested in. For example at the time of writing this, my state of NJ turned up with 7 separat…

GLOBAL WARMING - Does It Really Exist??

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I suppose there isn't a person on our planet that hasn't either voiced his or her opinion or thought about this question and its validity over the past decade..."Does Global Warming Really Exist"? According to Merriam Webster, the definition of global warming is.. "an increase in the earth's atmospheric and oceanic temperatures widely predicted to occur due to an increase in the greenhouse effect resulting especially from pollution". The answer to the question,"Does Global Warming Really Exist" should be simple, Shouldn't It?
Every time I turn on the tv, radio, podcast or video, the topic of global warming and how its believed to be "a fabrication by tree huggers" by many - is being relayed to the listeners/viewers and causing false unreliable information.  Global warming doesn't exist? Step outside, watch/study a reliable weather resource or just stay in touch with the global news and it should be quite clear that our planet is t…

EARTH DAY IS NOT TOO FAR AWAY....

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What are you going to do to play your part for Earth Day 2016 ??



 So far, we have achieved close to 3 billion "acts of green" together as a planet.  Sounds like a great achievement...so how about joining in?

"Acts of Green" are an easy way to do your part and stay connected as a community and planet working towards the common goal of creating a greener planet by reducing our Carbon footprint.

Let me brief you on what is considered as an "act of green" or I might say... an act of service to the environment.

The list below contains things that we can do to make a difference.

1. Paris Agreement !!!  sign the petition - take the 80 seconds it takes to complete the petition to help put pressure on our world leaders to attend the UN Climate Change Conference in 2016.

http://action.earthday.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=18560


2. Limit your meat consumption.This might be tough for some but its only one day a week.  The meat industry emits over …

CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE WHITE HOUSE

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On December 12, 2015: 
Base your own opinions on the new plan by visiting the official white house webpage: https://www.whitehouse.gov/climate-change

What Are Disposable Baby Wipes Doing To Our Environment?

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Having babies 60-100 years ago must have been a real headache. I've got to hand it to moms of the past who had no disposable diapers and didn't have our fancy disposable wipes.

What are our modern parents really doing to the environment by using these fancy disposable baby wipes?
Are those disposable wipes what we think they are? Most of the disposable wipes come in a nice compact container that seals closed to ensure their freshness and moisture remains with the product. These wipes can be very handy items,even for things other than a baby’s bottom. It’s very convenient to wipe up a quick mess on the floor or rub clear your 10 year old's face on the way to church with our handy disposable wipes.
** But, what are those wipes really made of?
This is something I never thought about until now, when my kids are nearing adulthood - the actual content of the wipe itself... 

So, I decided to investigate disposable baby wipes and was surprised to find out that a wipe can contain any …

Ten Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 by National Geographic

Got a minute or two?  Take a quick peak at this article put out by National Geographic

news.  The articles topic is Ten Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 that can have life                  

changing effects.   Some of the topics they discuss are;

1. Lockheed Martin's high-beta fusion reactor.
2. Carbon-capture coal plant
3. A leaner Ford F-150
4. Toyota's $57,000 fuel-cell car
5.  BMW's long-range electric vehicle
6. Airbus's all-electric trainer plane
7. Apple's smart home
8. Non-LED efficient light bulb
9. Cheaper and better LEDs

I'm not quite sure where the number 10 breakthrough ended up, but I can't seem to                              
find it in the article.

Oh well, its worth the five minutes to read through the contents anyway for you energy techie geeks.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2014/12/141231-2014-cool-energy-ideas/

The Canopy Project - Earth Day is not too far away!!

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I can't think of a better way to celebrate Earth Day than to participate in the "Canopy Project".  We don't need to be wealthy or even well-off to make a difference.  The only thing needed is for you to care; care about the environment around you, care about the ground you walk on and the air you breath.   An excerpt from www.earthday.org:  "As part of its mission to protect natural lands and preserve the environment for all people, Earth Day Network developed The Canopy Project. Rather than focusing on large scale forestry, The Canopy Project plants trees that help communities - especially the world's impoverished communities - sustain themselves and their local economies. Trees reverse the impacts of land degradation and provide food, energy and income, helping communities to achieve long-term economic and environmental sustainability. Trees also filter the air and help stave off the effects of climate change. "  In order to read more or find out what i…