Are wind turbines really that bad for birds?

Aug 17, 2010
Easy Answer: Yes. Somewhere between 58,000 and 440,000 birds each year die because of wind turbines....
Posted In: bird, birds, energy, Environment, wind, wind energy, wind turbines

China plans $738 billion investment in renewable energy

Aug 9, 2010
Bloomberg is reporting that China will invest 5 trillion yuan (nearly $740 billion) over the next 10 years into renewable energy projects....
Posted In: China, energy, renewable energy, US

How can I figure out where my home is using energy? How can I do my own energy audit?

Jul 30, 2010
Easy Answer: We've made a Do-It-Yourself Energy Audit guide for you (with help from the Department of Energy and Consumer Reports)....
Posted In: DIY, electricity, energy, energy audit, energy bill, marketplace money, power

DIY Energy Audit: Air Leaks

Jul 30, 2010
Air leaks can be expensive (just think of all the heat and air conditioning we send to the great outdoors). But not to fret, the Leak Detective ...
Posted In: air conditioner, air leaks, energy, energy audit, energy bill, marketplace money

DIY Energy Audit: Insulation

Jul 30, 2010
When I think of insulation, I think about the Pink Panther. (As a kid, those ads were awesome. But did they really get adults to buy the...
Posted In: bills, energy, energy audit, energy bill, insulation, marketplace money

DIY Energy Audit: Heating and Cooling Systems

Jul 30, 2010
That perfect room temperature can be hard to agree on, and, depending on your location, even harder to pay for. In most places in the country,...
Posted In: cooling, energy, energy audit, energy bill, heating, marketplace money

DIY Energy Audit: Appliances

Jul 30, 2010
Your appliances can be energy hogs--especially that old fridge you keep in the garage. Want to know just how much it's costing you?...
Posted In: appliance, audit, DIY, energy, energy audit, energy bill, marketplace money, watt, watt meter

DIY Energy Audit: Lighting

Jul 30, 2010
Got an hour? Making lighting improvements is one of the easiest energy upgrades you can make. Each compact florescent bulb you use can save you ...
Posted In: energy, energy audit, energy bill, light bulbs, lights, marketplace money

What's in the new energy bill? What do you think of it?

Jul 27, 2010
Today, aides for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) outlined a slimmed back energy and oil spill bill that would:...
Posted In: BP, energy, energy bills, energy policy, Home Star, liability, oil spill, Reid