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Saving the Environment and Producing Green Jobs is in Maryland’s Blood Stream

Saving the Environment and Producing Green Jobs is in Maryland’s Blood Stream

The state of Maryland is serious about the environment – especially green jobs. As editor of The Green Register, I am bombarded daily with information about states and their “green”…

Clean Energy Means Jobs – Ask Walmart, Apple and State of Tennessee

Clean Energy Means Jobs – Ask Walmart, Apple and State of Tennessee

And the sign said, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs.  Twinkle. It has been eight months since Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh was elected President of the Alabama Public Service Commission over Lucy Baxley. But…

37 National Parks, 37 Junior Ranger Badges (bling). Fort Fredricka Most Special

37 National Parks, 37 Junior Ranger Badges (bling). Fort Fredricka Most Special

National Parks have been called “America’s Best Idea.”  My family wholeheartedly agrees. For the last five years, my wife Kathy and our daughter Whitney have visited 37 National Parks and…

Do It Yourself Eco-Documentaries “Tiny” and “Truck Farm”

Do It Yourself Eco-Documentaries “Tiny” and “Truck Farm”

Some of the best environmental documentary films are so-called “DIY” (Do It Yourself) films. For example, recently, I viewed a comical and powerful independent film titled Truck Farm, which is…

Solar Power Dream Team – Ted Turner & Southern Company

Solar Power Dream Team – Ted Turner & Southern Company

Here is some welcomed news for advocates of solar energy. Ted Turner, founder of CNN and long-time environmentalist, is partnering with the Southern Company to build and buy big solar…

The Gift of Sunrises – A Father and Daughter Nature Experience

The Gift of Sunrises – A Father and Daughter Nature Experience

My daughter Whitney and I are morning people. We have a regular routine when we are at home. We wake up just before daylight, and most mornings, my nine-year-old daughter…

Inch-by-Inch: Watching Alabama’s Environmental Garden Grow

Inch-by-Inch: Watching Alabama’s Environmental Garden Grow

Recently, I visited a new community garden in Montgomery, Alabama. Neighbors and students from the nearby Montesssori School at Hampstead worked together, got their hands dirty, put in some sweat…

Walmart Goes “All In” on Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Walmart Goes “All In” on Energy Efficiency and Renewables

If Walmart was playing a game of poker with its energy portfolio, it just went “all in” and placed its bet on renewables and energy efficiency. This week, just in…

The Green Register Columnist Kyle Crider Offering Ecotech Online Sustainability Course

The Green Register Columnist Kyle Crider Offering Ecotech Online Sustainability Course

Want to learn about sustainability without having to leave your home or place of work? The Green Register Columnist Kyle Crider will be teaching Ecotech Institute’s first “massive open online…

Celebrating John Denver’s Love of Nature and Life – a Special Tribute Album Benefiting The Wilderness Society

Celebrating John Denver’s Love of Nature and Life – a Special Tribute Album Benefiting The Wilderness Society

It is hard to believe the world lost John Denver 15 years ago. In celebration of Denver and the 40th anniversary of the song “Rocky Mountain High,” ATO Records will…

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