Water Around the World

Water is one of the necessary components for life. Water covers most of the Earth’s surface, and makes up most of the human body. People tend to congregate where there’s water, 70% of the world population lives near a body of water. But our water is in danger. Climate

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Sustainable Materials

To make anything, you need to use materials. Cars, buildings, the laptop I’m writing on, and the clothes you are wearing are all made from material resources. But not all materials are created equal. Some materials are more harmful to the environment, challenging to source,

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Strategies for Home Energy Efficiency

As consumers concerned with sustainability, we can feel overwhelmed by the number of environmental issues. What we do as individuals can feel insignificant in relation to the impacts of large corporations and industries. But what we do everyday matters and it’s important to

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Renewable Energy: Electricity

Overview of Electric Energy  When speaking about sustainable energy systems, shifting towards an electric grid gets a lot of attention. But what is the difference between energy and electricity? While energy relates to all the sources of power such as coal, fossil fuels

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