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September 4, 2014 Edition
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Who knew that the humble dandelion might provide a source of rubber for future tires and other products?

Collecting rainwater from your roof doesn't have to be dull, pedestrian work.

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Germany: 100% Renewable by 2020 Germany currently has a target of producing 35% of its total electricity demand from renewables by 2020, and it’s arguably the best poised country in the world to hit this goal. Call me an idealist, but why not shoot for 100%?

Rain Recycling Collecting rainwater from your roof doesn't have to be dull, pedestrian work. Check out this lovely alternative and some other ideas for salvaging water from the sky. 

Living Room Lair People always think of refrigerators or lighting as the big energy user in the house. You might be surprised to find out what it really is.

A Vision of Hope for the Seas Check out the just-released Netflix Original documentary on ocean conservation, Mission Blue, where oceanographer Sylvia Alice Earle searches for "Hope Zones." 

From Weeds to Wheels Who knew that the humble dandelion might provide a source of rubber for future tires and other products. Big tire manufacturers are backing research to see how to make this sustainable idea work.

Self-Sufficient Corporations “Apple and Google aren't just battling for control of your digital life—they're going head-to-head to advance green energy. ..."

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.

 

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