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8 Awesome Uses of Wind and Solar Power

off-grid-houseImage by Michael Jantzen

While wind and solar power may not be the complete solution to a green energy future, these 2 sources of clean, renewable energy definitely have some amazing potential.  From off-grid homes and gadget chargers to bike helmet generators and fully-functional campers, there are already plenty of awesome applications for wind and solar power and just as many other unbelievable ideas to come…

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7 Ingenious Eco-Friendly Lighting Solutions

The days of lighting candles at sunset ended more than a century ago – in fact, most of us turn on a lamp to watch our bright TVs.  Lighting and appliances account for a quarter of household energy usage but that will soon change with eco lighting inventions like these:

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Sustainable Living – Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond

Sustainable living is more than an idea – it’s a necessity. Our  lifestyle is quite dependent on the planet, from valuable and limited land to the nonrenewable fossil fuels we’re quickly depleting. Unfortunately, we’ve continued to take from the earth without considering the effects it could have on our future.

Pollution at sunset.  By Pfala
Pollution at sunset. By Pfala

Yes, the planet may survive the drastic changes brought about by global warming and the poor decisions of humans – the question is, will we?

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