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This school turned green energy into higher teacher salaries

A school in Arkansas has managed to simultaneously tackle two pressing issues: low teacher pay and global warming. For years, Batesville High School struggled to make ends meet. Part of the problem was shelling out $600,000 annually for utilities. As a result, the school struggled to maintain competitive wages. Many

Canada’s Largest Solar Project Will Begin Construction Next Year

At its core, the ethos of Alberta is built on the idea that “you can’t create jobs without killing the environment.” A new solar energy farm, however, is evidence of the province’s shift towards a more diverse energy sector which is kinder to the planet than the muck currently being

Western Canada’s Largest Solar Power Farm is Now Open

As we recently covered, there are now more Canadians working in ‘green’ jobs than there are in the oil & gas industry. And while you might expect Alberta to remain a stronghold for the latter, there’s plenty of evidence to suggest the province is cleaning up its act. Case in

Sun-Powered, Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Paths Launch in Poland

Green illumination for green transportation. Yes, glow-in-the-dark bike paths are now a thing, as evidenced by an awesome initiative in the small Polish town of Lidzbark Warminski. The best part is that they’re 100% eco-friendly, with synthetic materials absorbing energy from the sun during the day and then slowly releasing it

Green Skies: Plane Crosses Pacific Ocean Fuelled Only By Solar Power

“It’s a new era. It’s not science fiction. It’s today.” Such were the words of Swiss psychiatrist and balloonist Bertrand Piccard after having just completed a 62-hour, non-stop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean without burning an ounce of fuel. Piccard landed in California on Saturday night after departing from Hawaii during an around-the-world