To curb the climate crisis, increase national security, and avoid economic disaster as peak oil looms, it's time to accelerate energy efficiency.
Green America's simple, doable proposition is this: Let's each cut our energy use by 50 percent in the next five years -- just ten percent per year. Sound ambitious? The city of Juneau, AK, nearly reached that threshold in just… Featured Articles:
First Steps to Efficiency
More Steps to Efficiency
10 Easiest Ways to Cut Your Energy Use in Half
Save More Energy at Home
Energy Efficiency: The Magic Bullet
Community Investing Banks and the Economic Crisis
Passive House, Aggressive Savings
A Power Primer: Electricity 101
How is Our Electricity Generated in the US?
Why Josh Barclay and Green America Say: "Efficiency First!"
You walk into the grocery store, wanting to buy some Granny Smith apples for a pie you're planning to bake. You find there are two types -- organic apples from across the country, or apples from a local farm that uses chemical pesticides and herbicides. Which do you choose?
It's a conundrum we've all faced at one time or another; in this issue, our editors consult with… Featured Articles: