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California’s Latest Descent Into Liberal Lunacy: Berkeley Bans Natural Gas

From sanctuary cities to brutally high taxes, California is the undisputed center of gravity for today’s far-left. If you want to see how liberal policies would look on a national level, you don’t have to imagine it. You can just…

Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

(Cornell University) A predictive model combining information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions and weather forecasts can help make more informed decisions about when and how much to irrigate. This could save 40 percent of the water consumed by more traditional methods, according to new Cornell University research.

Australia’s Growing Dam Crisis Is Only Getting Worse

Australia is a dry continent — that is a fact of geography and global climate. However, per head of population, we have abundant fresh-water resources in rivers, lakes, dams, soils, and underground. But we do not conserve enough of it,…

10 Ways to Conserve Money, Time and Energy Around the House

We all want to be savers, don’t we? Savers of money, energy, water, time, resources … it seems endless. Some of us spend days on end trying to achieve all of these goals at once, which can be exhausting –…

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Beautiful family home in Western Australia boasts a bevy of passive design features

Osmington-based Archterra Architects Related: Rugged Wilderness House optimizes bush views and passive solar principles + Archterra Architects Via Archdaily Photography by Douglas Mark Black Archterra Architects, paddock house,

Highlighting social identity and peer group norms can increase water conservation

(University of East Anglia) New research suggests that targeted use of behavioural ‘nudges’ can encourage people to conserve water.Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that rather than giving people general information about the importance of saving water, emphasising the water conserving actions of others in the same social group — for example university students or local residents — encourages similar behaviour changes and reduces water demand.

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Water pollution inspires the Lake Erie Bill of Rights to improve water quality

Residents of Toledo are fighting back against water pollution in Lake Erie. Residents in the Ohio town voted in a Lake Erie Bill of Rights to help protect the lake from human waste, a move that has been criticized by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The piece of legislation, dubbed LEBOR, basically gives the lake the same rights as humans. If the measure stands up in court, residents will be able to sue individuals and businesses on behalf of the lake. Citizens in Toledo hope this will…