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Kayla Matthews is a freelance researcher and writer who contributes to Triple Pundit and The Huffington Post. Follow her on Twitter to read her latest articles: @KaylaEMatthews
German Residents Near Wind Turbines May Be Paid Compensation by Government

German Residents Near Wind Turbines May Be Paid Compensation by Government

Imagine receiving money for implementing clean energy in your home — or even living near sources of it. That concept is soon to become a reality for many German citizens. A new...
Should the Tech Sector Be Ethically Obligated to Protect Earth?

Should the Tech Sector Be Ethically Obligated to Protect Earth?

Climate change poses an unprecedented challenge that has left scientists, activists and environmentally minded businesses scrambling for solutions. The tech sector is aware of the serious threats posed to the environment —...
What Businesses Can Learn About Sustainability From Co-Ops

What Businesses Can Learn About Sustainability From Co-Ops

If you're learning about sustainability, the term 'co-op' probably brings to mind farming cooperatives that deliver their wares to your home once a month. While this is one definition for the term,...
What Is Fair Trade? What Are The Benefits And Should You Support It?

What Is Fairtrade? What Are The Benefits & Should You Support It?

Not all trading is created equal. In fact, two seemingly identical products can come from entirely different sources. While one company respects and compensates its producers, another might exploit workers to make...
7 Key Elements Needed to Promote a Sustainable Community

7 Key Elements Needed to Promote a Sustainable Community

When you ask today's buyers what they look for in a home, sustainability makes the list. Today's adults realize the importance of protecting the planet we share. But why stop with a...
How Renewable Energy Made History in April

How Renewable Energy Made History in April

Despite predictions and claims to the contrary, renewable energy is really starting to make a difference. More needs to be done before improvements are seen in the environment if the climate isn't...
Department of Energy to Fund Wind Energy Research

Department of Energy to Fund Wind Energy Research

The green energy revolution is in full spring. The technology is there and ready to use whenever city planners and engineers want to adopt it. So, why are we...
Turning Waste Into Power Around the World

Turning Waste to Energy Around The World

The world has a growing waste problem, but there's an increasingly prominent movement where people want to turn waste into power. That makes sense because, in the developing countries at least, people...

Manchester University Scientists Develop Solar Powered Flags

There are flags everywhere — outside of homes, businesses and government buildings. Some even have dozens fluttering in the breeze. They look pretty and can declare someone's loyalties to the casual observer,...