Switzerland’s Gigantic “Water Battery” Will Passively Stabilize Electricity Grids Across Europe

August 15, 2022 at 7:23 pm

Ingenious “water battery” stores massive amount of solar and wind energy in a reservoir high in the Swiss Alps when production is high, and then releases it when demand is high!

11 Reasons a Clover Lawn is Better than Grass Lawn

April 2, 2022 at 12:52 am

Time to give up and let the clover take over! Clover doesn’t need to be mowed, watered, weeded or fertilized, and it’s softer than grass.

Coconut Husks Could Replace Wood Pallets and Save 200 Million Trees Per Year

September 15, 2021 at 6:05 pm

Company turns coconut waste into biodegradable pallets just as strong as wood!

How to Attract and Protect Native “Super Pollinator” Bees

July 13, 2021 at 1:12 pm

One mason bee can pollinate as many blossoms as 100 honey bees!

Cows Aren’t Causing Climate Change, Factory Farms Are

June 4, 2021 at 1:22 am

Setting cows free to graze like bison can actually help save the planet by reversing desertification, ecologist says

While many environmentalists are eager to blame cow farts for global warming, one ecologist says cows are among the few animals left that can save us all from extinction.

As Lumber Prices Skyrocket, Builders Give Hemp Blocks a Second Look

June 2, 2021 at 5:41 pm

The cost of wood has gone up by 500% in a year, pushing more builders to consider hemp building materials

Hemp and lime blocks built in Pennsylvania are used for building insulated walls. Credit: Coexist Build

Bees Love Cannabis! Researchers Discover Hemp Could Help Save the Bees

May 11, 2021 at 4:55 pm

Hemp provides bees excellent nutrition when they need it most, study finds

For the Cost of an iPhone, You Can Buy a Windmill that Will Power a Small House for Life

April 16, 2021 at 3:56 pm

Super cheap, super efficient wind turbine could power your home for free for the rest of your life

Japan Had its Earliest Cherry Blossom Bloom in 1200 Years This Year

April 6, 2021 at 2:12 pm

Warmer springs are causing Japan’s cherry blossoms to bloom nearly a month earlier than they used to

Man-made Stuff Outweighs Earth’s Total Biomass for First Time, New Study Finds

December 16, 2020 at 12:21 am

2020 is the first year human-made materials outweigh nature!