Bill Gates Breaks Ground on Revolutionary Nuclear Reactor in Wyoming

Wyoming’s Republican governor is calling this a “first-of-its-kind project.” Full story.  Clean Energy On Monday, June 10th, Bill Gates was present in Kemmerer, Wyoming to break ground on a new sodium-cooled nuclear reactor. The co-founder of Microsoft is also the chairman of TerraPower, the start-up company in charge of the project. This new nuclear reactor is meant to be smaller, …

Catastrophic Care Costs Crippling Boomers and Gen X, And They Are Still Rising

In the midst of a soaring economy, long-term care costs for seniors continue rising. Laws are ensuring that Baby boomers and Gen X are forced to pick up the tab. Here’s how it could affect  Americans.  Growing Worry  There’s a growing worry that scarecrow laws regarding long-term health care can also influence middle-aged Americans.  Overwhelming Aging Population  According to America’s …

The 22 States Dominating America’s Renewable Energy Workforce

Ready for a career that helps the planet? The renewable energy sector is booming across the U.S., offering diverse and growing job opportunities. Here’s a look at the top 22 states leading the way, with specifics on job types and industry growth. #1. California California leads the U.S. in renewable energy jobs, especially in solar and wind. The state boasts …

Nebraska Secures $62 Million to Energize Solar Industry

A government initiative has granted a Nebraska non-profit $62 million to boost the solar power industry in the state. Solar Power Grant The clean energy industry in Nebraska looks to be on the brink of a new era thanks to a $62 million federal grant given to a nonprofit group based in the state.  Center for Rural Affairs Rewarded On …

Biden Administration’s $Billion Bet on Clean Energy With Your Taxes

The Biden Administration has just announced a new reform that could end up saving you a lot of money in the long run.  A New Era for Energy The government announced today that they’re planning to spend billions on modernizing America’s power grid in order to move to a “clean energy future.”  Power Play Their plan is an attempt not …

Silent Killers in Your Pocket: 20 Ways Your Smartphone Harms the Planet

Your smartphone is a marvel of modern technology, but have you ever considered its environmental impact? Here are 20 surprising ways your device might be affecting the planet. 1. Mining for Rare Earth Metals Smartphones require rare earth metals, which are mined in environmentally destructive ways. This process often leads to deforestation and soil erosion. 2. E-Waste Pollution Old smartphones …

21 Ways to Monetize Your Passion for Sustainability

Pursuing a career in sustainability is not only fulfilling but can also be financially rewarding. Here are 21 specific ways to make your sustainability career pay off. 1. Specialize in Renewable Energy Renewable energy is a booming sector. Specializing in solar, wind, or hydro energy can open doors to high-paying roles in design, installation, and maintenance. Companies like Tesla and …

Discover the Most Lucrative Careers in Renewable Energy?

The renewable energy sector is burgeoning, offering not only a chance to contribute to a greener planet but also the opportunity for lucrative careers. If you’re passionate about making a difference and are looking for a financially rewarding job, consider these roles in renewable energy. #1. Wind Farm Site Manager Wind Farm Site Managers oversee the daily operations and maintenance …

Master Green Certifications with These 25 Expert Tips

Green certifications can seem like a maze of regulations and standards, but they’re essential for ensuring sustainability in various industries. Here are 25 insider tips to help you navigate the complex world of green certifications in the USA. 1. Understand LEED Certification The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is crucial for buildings. Familiarize yourself with its different …

How 18 Green Technologies Are Redefining Industries

Sustainable technology is changing the game across various industries, offering practical solutions to some of our biggest environmental challenges. But what are these technologies, and how are they making such a big impact? 1. Solar Glass Solar glass turns windows into energy generators. Imagine your office building’s windows producing enough electricity to power the entire building—it’s already happening in some …