Ecology, Energy, Economy

Resteraunt Serving Whale Closes in Santa Monica

Thanks to Sea Shepherd volunteer Zoli Teglas, and many others, including producer Charles Hambleton from the Oscar winning documentary, “The Cove,” The Hump restaurant in Santa Monica, CA is closing it’s doors. Following the undercover operation, the restaurant was caught illegally selling Sei whale meat in clear violation of U.S. Federal law.
The attention generated by [...]

Solar Installations

The photovoltaic (PV) market now has an eye-popping, interactive bevy of maps and charts that can let anyone know where PV panels are being installed, how big they are, how much they cost and how fast the industry is booming.
Interested in where PV is installed in the U.S. and how it has grown over time? [...]

Energy-Efficient Home Heating

HARRISBURG, PA — Starting in April, funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will make it possible for tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians to reduce their energy consumption and save money through a new rebate program for home heating equipment, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today.
The $11 million program will provide rebates of between [...]

Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program

WASHINGTON–In his State of the Union address, the President called on Congress to pass a program of incentives for homeowners who make energy efficiency investments in their homes. Today, while touring a training facility at Savannah Technical College, the President outlined more details of a new “HOMESTAR” program that would help create jobs by encouraging [...]

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