Trees do all kinds of great things for us - they process carbon dioxide, provide natural heat resistance, and serve as fantastic jungle gyms. Be sure to enjoy some tree time today!
Dual Life of the Electric Car Battery
Electric car batteries tend to fade after years of use and recharging, but what if older, less-efficient batteries could be used to improve our electric grid? Learn more by reading the article below: bit.ly/jBnrzK
Happy Birthday John James Audubon!
How much do you know about the American ornithologist whose eponymous park in New Orleans is getting set for snoball season? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_James_Audubon
Lakers vs. Hornets Game 4 Tonight! #GeauxHornets
Solar Energy Cheaper Than Coal by 2020?
That’s the projection in a recent article that graphs solar costs along an exponential curve. Check out the article below to learn more: http://bit.ly/hY84ec
What will you do to help our planet? http://www.earthday.org/
One Year After the Spill
Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill, which unleashed nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The largest environmental disaster in U.S. history killed 11 rig workers, thousands of marine animals, and devastated the fishing and tourism industries along the Gulf shore. Those industries suffered a combined $25 billion in losses, and left thousands of...
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To everyone who came out to speak with us at the Louisiana Clean Energy Expo on LSU’s campus yesterday. We had a great turnout and great weather, and we’re excited to see so many people interested in solar energy in Baton Rouge!
Come to the Louisiana Clean Energy Expo
Today, from noon to 6 pm, at LSU’s Energy, Coast, and Environment Building! Stop by to get all your questions about solar energy answered. For more information - http://www.enrg.lsu.edu/Conferences/altenergy2011/agenda.html
DOE Announces $170 Million Available for Solar R&D
Learn more at: http://bit.ly/eIEzsd
Enjoy the music, food and sunshine! We’ll see you out there.
Be Green as You Can Be
in the Army! The NREL is helping the Army reach its goal of going “Net Zero”: http://bit.ly/emuWqr
The Hornets locked up a trip to the playoffs last night! Congrats to the whole team, as well as to the NBA for celebrating its third annual “Green Week”, during which the league is encouraging environmental awareness through community service projects and fundraising auctions for environmental organizations. You can learn more about Green Week at: http://www.nba.com/green/
Final Four Goes Green
No matter whether Butler or UConn scores more tonight, we know planet Earth is the real winner - check out the link below to learn how the NCAA has increased its sustainability efforts this year: http://bit.ly/fJyi2e
Turmoil in the Middle East, and Gas Prices Rising
Feel like we’ve been here before? So do we. The Obama administration recently announced an initiative to reduce oil imports by a third by the year 2025, but the question is, how can we wean ourselves off of our addiction to foreign oil? Read the article below to learn what some experts recommend: http://bit.ly/hvtlPR
Solar Installations and iPads
- which will have a greater increase in sales this year? Experts predict that solar panel installations will rise by more than 50% this year, adding up to 28 gigawatts of total energy production worldwide. Check out the exciting predictions here: http://bit.ly/gZ6QvQ