In this week's newsletter: why ocean science is critical to understanding how warm the future earth could be, solar could be our largest source of renewable energy in the coming decades, climate change takes its toll on the mighty walrus, and it turns out green power is even greener than first thought.
Also: great ideas for reducing CO2 polluting standby (vampire) power and consider new solar bikelights as the days grow shorter.
This integrated rain barrel and composter is a great way to green your garden, literally AND figuratively! The tumbling barrel makes rich compost for your garden and the rain barrel collects run off from your roof.
The first thing you can do to save energy at home is to start understanding and measuring how much energy each appliance uses. Watch and track your electricity usage with the easy-to-read energy display.
See and be seen with the Blinder 4! With a brightness of 80 lumens, it's a great headlight in urban environments. The wide beam provides about 25 ft of visibility and can be seen from over 800 yards away.