Archive for June 2010

Solar is heating up

Did you know that the earth receives enough energy from the sun in one hour to meet our energy needs for an entire year? This is free, abundant energy that we can readily access. Now imagine if we could harness…

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Solar power isn’t just for the wealthy

We are pleased to introduce you to guest blogger Erica Mackie, Executive Director and co-founder of GRID Alternatives. Erica has a professional background both in social work and in renewable energy and energy efficiency consulting and sales, and has overseen…

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Fuel efficiency from…ferns?

During one of my recent commutes to work on the local ferry (about a 5.5 nautical mile ride across one of the world’s great shipping seaports), I came across a fascinating gas2.0 article about some potentially groundbreaking research that I…

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LEDs and GHGs

We receive a number of calls from customers, vendors, and team members wondering if we ever consider using energy saving LED (light-emitting diode) lights. The answer is yes! My colleague Wayne Thompson’s post on the Wells Fargo-Wachovia Blog explains how…

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Have we heard the call?

There can be no environmental blog without at least one post on the Gulf oil spill. This op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor points to several other environmental disasters, both sudden and incremental, such as Love Canal, DDT, and, of…

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Introducing our Poll of the Month!

When we launched the Wells Fargo Environmental Forum — in March, one of the things we hoped to do was engage our readers in an educational and informative conversation about the environment and finance. Since then, many of you have shared…

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