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8 Articles by Green Options

First Solar To Build 10-Megawatt Photovoltaic Power Station

First Solar, manufacturer of thin film photovoltaic solar modules, are to build a 10 megawatt power plant in Nevada. First Solar's project will be constructed alongside a natural gas-fired power plant, which will allow the solar station to share transmission lines and other infrastructure, therefore minimizing land use. Given ... keep reading

Written by Peter Da Vanzo in July 2008, about Clean Technologies (1 comment)

Electric Cars: Ten Hottest Vehicles

With manufacturers falling over themselves to provide green, environmentally friendly alternatives to gas powered vehicles, the electric car may finally have arrived.Some manufacturers have taken a step further by rolling out electric vehicles that leave their gas-powered competitors in the dust - either in terms of cool design or hot ... keep reading

Written by Peter Da Vanzo in July 2008, about Clean Technologies, Design, Transport (6 comments)

Teachers' Pensions Come from Coal

Editor's Note: This week, with our Green Options Friday content partnership, Kelli Best-Oliver connects the dots between some U.S. incomes and Chinese pollution. This post was originally published on November 1, 2007. Do you know where your pension comes from? For some US teachers, it’s Chinese coal ... keep reading

Written by Green Options in November 2007, about Finance & Money

How I Came to Work at Home

Editor's Note: Continuing our Friday content partnership with Green Options, Jessica Jane French gets brave and approaches her boss about improving the energy efficiency of her work day. This post was originally published on October 22, 2007. I, like many other people in the United States, am not fortunate ... keep reading

Written by Green Options in October 2007, about Transport

Terra Preta for Carbon Reduction

Editor's Note: This week, with our Green Options content partnership, Philip Proefrock introduces one of many soil-based approaches to carbon sequestration - powerful symbiotic tools that are ignored by policy-makers and large-scale agribusinesses that only push product-based approaches to agriculture. This article was originally published on October 17, 2007. Terra ... keep reading

Written by Green Options in October 2007, about Agriculture & Food (2 comments)

Localvore Challenge Utilizes Regional Food Web

Editor’s Note: Continuing our content partnership with our friends over at Green Options, this week Sarah Lozanova writes about a growing 'Localvore' movement in Illinois - a place where locally grown food is the exception, not the rule. This post was originally published on October 11, 2007. The average bite ... keep reading

Written by Green Options in October 2007, about Agriculture & Food

Food Deserts: How a Community Group in Detroit is Changing Ideas About Food

Editor’s Note: Continuing our Friday content partnership with Green Options, Jessica Jane French highlights the energy inefficiency and personal health issues that result from the centralised way our our cities are designed, going on to share some encouraging news that mirrors urban movements in other parts of the world ... keep reading

Written by Green Options in October 2007, about Agriculture & Food

Global Warming Impacts on Lake Superior Stun Scientists

Editor's Note: Today we continue our Friday content partnership with Green Options, with Maria Surma Manka sharing some disconcerting news on rapid changes in the U.S. Great Lakes region. This post was originally published on September 26, 2007. Photo courtesy of the US EPA Great Lakes National Program ... keep reading

Written by Green Options in September 2007, about Climate Change

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