05.19.2015

In 2014, Oklahoma lost 63% of its managed honeybee colonies, worst decrease in the U.S.


Colony Loss 2014 – 2015: Preliminary Results | Bee Informed Partnership
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Colony Loss 2014 – 2015: Preliminary Results May 13, 2015 • Blog Nathalie Steinhauer1, Karen Rennich1, Kathleen Lee2, Jeffery Pettis3, David R. Tarpy4, Juliana Rangel5, Dewey Caron6, Ramesh Sagili6, John A. Skinner7, Michael E. Wilson7, James T. Wilkes8, Keith S. Delaplane9, Robyn Rose10, Dennis van…
05.18.2015

Ever wonder what happens to the battery packs in hybrid cars when they reach the end of their original purpose? Here's one interesting usage: backing up the the solar panel generation at a remote site in Yellowstone.


Used Toyota Hybrid Batteries Repurposed At Yellowstone National Park
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Even after they're no longer suitable for their original purpose, the battery packs from hybrids and electric cars can still be useful. Battery energy-storage capacity diminishes over time, to the point where packs are no longer suitable for use in cars. But after their automotive service lives are.…
05.18.2015

Learn how to save the 3 Bs: Bees, Butterflies and Beneficials


The 3 Bs: Bees, Butterflies and Beneficials Workshop - Kerr Center
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Workshop on pollinators and beneficial insects in a garden, landscape or farm. Learn about plants for Monarch butterflies, honey and native bees and oterh beneficial insects.
05.8.2015

Former Thunder player bikes to work, says you should give it a shot #biketoworkmonth


Golden State Warrior Shaun Livingston Bikes to Work; Says You Should Give It a Shot - San...
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Golden State Warrior Shaun Livingston Bikes to Work; Says You Should Give It a Shot By Marta Lindsey on May 5, 2015 When we found out Shaun Livingston, guard for the Golden State Warriors, bikes to work, we had to know more. Despite being in the middle of the NBA playoffs, Shaun took the time to tel…
05.7.2015

Florida will buy our wind (power). Clean energy is quickly becoming a major export product for Oklahoma.


Public Service Commission approves Gulf Power’s wind project
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Today, Gulf Power received unanimous approval from the Florida Public Service Commission of an agreement that will make the utility a leading purchaser of wind generation among Florida utilities. T...
05.7.2015

A $10 million building requires approx $40 million in maintenance costs over its lifetime


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05.3.2015

A number of churches around the world, including the Church of England, are searching for an appropriate response to climate change. Is divestment the answer? Can you encourage divestment from an industry when you still purchase and use its products?


Church of England to sell fossil fuel investments - BBC News
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The Church of England will sell investments worth £12m in companies where more than 10% of revenue comes from the "worst-polluting" of fossil fuels.
04.29.2015

"Solar PV is different from every other source of electricity, in ways that make it uniquely well-suited to 21st-century needs."


A solar future isn't just likely — it's inevitable
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Solar PV is different from every other source of electricity, in ways that make it uniquely well-suited to 21st-century needs.