How to Build a Recycling Crusher With a Linear Actuator

A recycling crusher might look like a large piece of equipment with complex engineering. But any technical handyperson with some knowledge of electrical wiring can build a small or medium-sized DIY recycling crusher, the brain behind this can be a linear actuator. After all, this is one of the many uses of actuators around the … Read more

The Science of Climate Change: Understanding the Need for Carbon Literacy Training

Climate change is drastically changing our world. Where do you live? It doesn’t matter. You’ll feel it soon enough. Yet, it’s still an obscure science. Why do we say this? Well, not enough is being done. The majority of people you encounter every day are illiterate when it comes to climate change. That’s sad; deafening. … Read more

Aluminium Bottled Water vs. Plastic: A Comparison of Environmental Impact

It is well known that plastic garbage is wreaking havoc on the environment. There is a large amount of plastic trash as a result of the mass manufacture and disposal of plastic goods, which has been shown to harm animals and natural ecosystems. Millions of tonnes of plastic garbage enter our seas and other natural … Read more

More Jobs, Less Carbon – If Md.’s Legislature Doubles RPS

More Jobs, Less Carbon

Parents, evangelicals, businesspeople, lawmakers and others agree:  Doubling Maryland’s renewable energy standard would help the state’s economy, its environment and its future. A broad array of supporters of a proposal to increase Maryland’s renewable portfolio standard to 40 percent by 2025 gathered in front of Maryland’s statehouse on the opening day of the 2015 legislative session … Read more

As Clean Energy Jobs Trend Upward in Va., So Does Public Support for Clean Power Plan

Public Support for Clean Power Plan

Last Monday on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued a permit for a new 80-megawatt solar array. The power from this array will be delivered onto the grids that supply electricity to Amazon Web Services data centers in Northern Virginia. A long-term power purchase agreement with the developer and owner of the facility, Community Energy, enabled … Read more