Natural gas hardly is natural. Not in how it’s extracted, refined or transported at least. To obtain natural gas, most extraction is performed utilizing a process called hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”). Fracking is an increasingly water intensive process. The average fracked natural gas well consumes about 9,600,000 gallons of water, which is mixed with sand, […]
As a longtime resident of Arlington, Virginia who is passionate about sustainability, I’ve undertaken many projects to increase the energy efficiency of my home. Many of the homes in Arlington, including mine, are older and need extra care and attention to improve their energy efficiency. Through some straightforward analysis Arlington home owners can determine which investments make […]
“Talk by Howard Lyman author of “Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Beef” given in Seattle May 5, 2005.”
If there’s one thing I’m not capable of anymore it’s denial. I can’t stand idly by and watch our entire future be thrown away by our would be corporate overlords and this apathetic government who would rather do nothing of substance.
Coal power is the source of over 50% of all electricity in the United States. It is an abundant resource and it has been used since the 18th century. Back then not many people knew that it was to devastating for the environment.