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  • Green Your Decor
  • How to Transform Your Home into a Healthier Environment

    How to Transform Your Home into a Healthier Environment
    Image If you?re looking to improve your health and your family’s, most people might begin with healthy eating and getting plenty of exercise. But while this is a great starting point, you also need to consider your living space. Is there a lot of dust buildup? Or maybe your indoor air quality isn?t the best. It?s […]
  • Finding the Right Tenant

    Finding the Right Tenant
    Image Renting out a property can be a very effective way to make some extra cash, but it?s not without risks. One of the single biggest risks to any rental property is the person (or persons) renting it. A bad tenant can be very bad news for a landlord. That?s because a bad tenant can do a […]
  • What Does It Take to Build a Sustainable Home?

    What Does It Take to Build a Sustainable Home?
    Image We are currently living in one of the most ecologically conscious periods of human history. This increased awareness is partly due to better and more comprehensive education regarding climate change and other environmental issues. But we are also more aware of climate change because its effects are starting to become manifest. We no longer have […]
  • How Environmentally Friendly are Steel Buildings?

    How Environmentally Friendly are Steel Buildings?
    Image Both as individuals and as a society, we are now much more aware of the effects of climate change. As governments around the world begin to implement various measures aimed at curbing the global temperature increase and reducing the emissions of individual nations, individuals are also trying to do their bit to minimize their environmental impact. […]
  • Keeping Your Home Safe and Eco-Friendly

    Keeping Your Home Safe and Eco-Friendly
    Image More homeowners than ever before are electing to install a variety of security systems in and around their homes. These systems keep homes safe and give their occupants peace of mind when they are away. They keep your property, your family, and your possessions safe from harm. A home security system is an investment, so […]
  • The Green Parent
  • A few thoughts as we wrap up 2016?

    A few thoughts as we wrap up 2016?
    The year 2016 has been interesting to say the least. And I know that I’m not the only one who is ready to kick this old crusty year to the curb and see what 2017 has to offer. Because for all of it’s ups and downs – and let’s face it, there have been some […]
  • The Ultimate Bucket List For 2016

    The Ultimate Bucket List For 2016
    The end of 2015 is fast approaching which means that a bright shiny 2016 is just a few days away. While your busy scratching out the same old hum-drum New Year’s Resolutions – lose weight, save money, eat more veggies – you might want to take a look at some more interesting ideas. The folks […]
  • Big News! And A Great Green Holiday Giveaway

    Big News! And A Great Green Holiday Giveaway
    First the big news: I am moving! After 12+ years in our current home in Virginia, my husband and I are packing up the kiddos (and dogs and cats,) and heading to Pennsylvania. I won’t lie. This whole process has been bittersweet. My husband got a great new job that he is very excited about, […]
  • How to bond with your kids over books

    How to bond with your kids over books
    Like many parents, I love, love, love reading to and with my kids. But I will also be the first to confess that sometimes, life just gets in the way of reading time. That’s because more often than not, we save our family reading time for the end of the day when we are all […]
  • The A-Z of Getting Fit With Your Kids

    The A-Z of Getting Fit With Your Kids
    Looking for fun news ways to get your kids up and moving each day? Exercise doesn’t have to be a drag. But I know how hard it can be to get kids out the door when all they really want is to continue their slug-fest on the sofa. Some kids can’t wait for an excuse […]
 
 
 
 
  • Green Car Congress
  • Volkswagen to invest ~$18B in China through 2022 on e-mobility, autonomy, digitalization, mobility services; new JAC-VW electric SUV

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    Volkswagen to invest ~$18B in China through 2022 on e-mobility, autonomy, digitalization, mobility services; new JAC-VW electric SUV
    On the eve of the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, Volkswagen Group announced that it its joint-venture partners will invest around ?15 billion ($18.3 billion) through 2022 in China on e-mobility, autonomous driving, digitalization and new mobility services. Volkswagen sold almost 3.2 million vehicles in China in 2017?the most successful...
  • Study finds renewable diesel blends deliver fuel consumption and CO2 benefits in Euro 5 engines

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    Study finds renewable diesel blends deliver fuel consumption and CO2 benefits in Euro 5 engines
    Researchers from Istituto Motori - CNR in Italy and Eni report in a paper in the journal Fuel that blends of hydrocracked fossil oil (HCK) and Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as diesel fuels deliver fuel consumption (FC) and CO2 savings based on the NEDC cycle. The researchers said that, given...
  • New E3SM exascale modeling system for earth simulation released to scientific community

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    New E3SM exascale modeling system for earth simulation released to scientific community
    A new earth modeling system will support weather-scale resolution and use advanced computers to simulate aspects of Earth?s variability and anticipate decadal changes that will impact the US energy sector in coming years. After four years of development, the Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) is being released to the...
  • INFINITI developing all-new electric vehicle platform influenced by Q Inspiration concept

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    INFINITI developing all-new electric vehicle platform influenced by Q Inspiration concept
    In Beijing, INFINITI Motor Company announced it is developing an all-new electrified vehicle platform influenced by the Q Inspiration concept car. (When INFINITI unveiled the Q Inspiration at NAIAS this January, the concept was powered by a VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine powertrain. Earlier post.) Q Inspiration before the Meridian...
  • Study finds carbon capture & storage could be financial opportunity for conventional ethanol plants

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    Study finds carbon capture & storage could be financial opportunity for conventional ethanol plants
    To better understand the near-term commercial potential for capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide, researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Stanford University have mapped out how CO2 might be captured from existing US ethanol biorefineries and permanently...