Author: EcoWatch

Tiny Houses: The Wave of the Future?

Last month’s well attended climate march in New York City showed that we are finally recognizing the harmful effects of our fossil-fuel driven economy on the planet. Some Americans looking to shrink their carbon footprint are doing so by shrinking… Read More

Solar and Wind Outshine Fossil Fuels

A major U.S. investment bank’s latest analysis shows that even without subsidies, wind and solar energy are on track to be competitive with fossil-fuel and nuclear power sources in the U.S. Investment firm Lazard says some renewable technologies such as… Read More

U.S. Schools Go Solar

The report card is in, and thousands of U.S. schools are bringing home straight A’s for going solar. In a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind study released today, America’s K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the… Read More