Blog Archive — March 2015

A Courageous Critique of America's Cattle Industry

Want to know what 93 million factory-fed cows have brought to American diets, the American environment, and the global climate? In their new book Cowed, Earth Day 1970 coordinator Denis Hayes and environmental lawyer Gail Boyer Hayes provide some sobering answers.

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Solar in Snow

It's been a very rough season for Bostonians and other New Englanders, but that hasn't stopped our home solar system from capturing lots of winter sun.  In a blog post that just ran in Beacon Broadside, I describe how well our 23 solar panels have performed, even in the immediate aftermath of major snowfall.  Luckily for us, photovoltaic cells work even better in cold weather than in the summer's warmth.

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