Big Money Against GMO Labeling

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And So It Begins. The big money pours in against GMO labeling.
This is what came in my mail on Saturday, and so I decided to take a closer look. A closer look at the No on 92 Coalition, that is, and I did find what I was looking for.
Guess what? The usual suspects are pouring … Read More.

Green Collar Jobs

Women Welders

We are on the verge of technological breakthroughs that promise stimulating new careers and may transform old occupational niches. The new frontier of eco-friendly trades will require  retrofitting, designing, and building, which will open green-collar opportunities, that will fall on the labors of highly trained technicians.
Construction Retrofitting
Green technology means nothing if it does not deliver  … Read More.

Good News for Solar Energy

Solar Decathalon2007JeffKubina

According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q2 2014 Solar Market Insight Report, the     U.S. solar industry is nearing 16 gigawatts (GW) of  installed capacity. This is enough to power more than 3.2 million homes.
“Solar continues to soar, providing more and more homes, businesses, schools and government entities across the … Read More.

National Drive Electric Week

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National Drive Electric Week, September 15 – 21, 2014
Plug in America just issued a press release giving details on the fourth annual observance of the National Drive Electric Week.
“A record number of volunteers nationwide and beyond will ensure that others may discover the benefits of electric cars with National Drive Electric Week. The fourth annual … Read More.

Northwest Homesteading Fair

Mary's goat cart

[ September 20, 2014; ]  The Homesteading Fair  September 20, 2014 – Lyle WA

Vendors, Food, and Music. Free workshops about self-sufficiency, simple living, emergency preparedness, and reconnecting with the natural world. From pack goats to homeschooling and beekeeping to faery gardens, this fair has something for everyone. Cheese making, hat knitting, Solar 101, gardening, soap making, and cooking workshops.

Add in … Read More.