Update: Solar Powered Classroom

Hey, Energy, just wanted to check in about our solar-powered classroom. Things are rolling along here. We’ve been in school about five weeks and we’ve had five weeks of solar-powered classroom. We’re able to run everything we want to off our solar electricity. On days like today when it’s cloudy we kind of don’t charge […]

Life Is On Everywhere, For Everyone, At Every Moment | Schneider Electric

The world is full of people … … telling you who to believe they are. Well, we thought we’d tell you who we’re not. Let’s start here: We’re not in shipping. We don’t make lifts. Seriously. No lifts. We do this. We’re good at this. And we make all of these. And even though you’ll […]

Soil Remediation with Electricity

This animation shows how St. John-Mittelhauser & Associates remediated soil contamination at a former chemical storage facility. The drawing shows the locations of three chemical storage tanks and the associated filling pipes. A grid pattern of borings was completed around the tanks and soil samples were collected every two feet in depth until groundwater was […]

Why divest from fossil fuels?

[What if the story you’ve been told about climate change is wrong?] For years we’ve been told that climate change is this huge problem with a simple solution: change a lightbulb, drive less. I think common sense told us it was going to take a lot more than that. We were set up to think […]

Masked Miscreants Attack JNU Students

On Sunday night, at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) of Delhi a group of masked miscreants barged into the campus and attacked students and teachers. They even damaged a lot of the campus property. President of JNU Students’ Union Aishe Ghosh was badly injured. 20 other JNU students were badly injured as well. JNU Students’ […]

Break Free From Fossil Fuels: The Time is Now

Our climate is like a delicate interconnected strand of webs. You pull one strand, and the entire web begins to unravel. One of the impacts is the really bizarre weather we’ve been seeing around the world. We’re seeing floods in Texas, we’re seeing changing ocean patterns we’re seeing some of the hardest winters and the […]

Electricity and Plumbing Change Rural Farm Life in the Early 20th Century

When Pete first started taking photos, electric lights and indoor plumbing had not yet arrived in most farms. But when electricity came, it meant running water could be pumped into farmhouses. Soon plans were in the works for toilets, sinks, and bathtubs. It just felt like I was the wealthiest person in the world. It […]

Electricity at all costs: Kribi gas-powered electricity station

Just a few families those who were living at the center near the plant were compensated and relocated but those who remained, living 100 meters 200 to 400 meters from the site are still there. They have been left behind and they are the ones still bearing the full force of the activity of the […]