How to Build a Completely Off-the-Grid, Self-Sustaining Home

By | 2017-11-18T13:49:01+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the problems resulting from climate change appearing daily in our news, a trend has slowly been emerging to go back to nature and live in a totally self-sustaining home. These houses are being designed by a company called Earthship based in New Mexico. The idea behind these homes is that they are “off-the-grid,” meaning that they try to rely as little as possible on public utilities. The man behind Earthship, Michael Reynolds, came up with the idea back in the 1970s. He had three


How to Reduce the Bad Effects of Greenhouse Gases to the Environment

By | 2018-03-24T21:51:13+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

Greenhouse effect, the primary cause of global warming, is the increase in global temperature due to the greenhouse gases emissions. Greenhouse gas includes Carbon dioxide, Carbon monoxide, nitrous Oxide and Methane. Burning the fuels such as natural gas, coal, gasoline etc. increases the level of CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere. Carbon Dioxide, which is the main contributor to the greenhouse effect and global warming, should be reduced to a greater extent. Reducing the greenhouse effect is not that big deal, and the only thing we