Category: Green Energy / Life

Orcas Island TV coverage of issues of quality of life.. clean air, water. Healthy foods. Green energy and use. Green transportation and considerations.

Orcas Island Homecoming

Its been a few months since I left Orcas Island. The dusty road has been home traveling through the southwest, eventually getting to my paternal home.. Colorado. Re-igniting old friendships, enjoying new ones in Colorado made the travel intense and…

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Building Community

Social Media has transformed how Islanders connect with one another. Over 3,000 Islanders belong to the San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade group, the largest social network group in the San Juan Islands today. What happens at San Juan Islands…

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Orcas Island Food Cooperative Nonprofit

Getting ready for more activity next year, with Spring just 5 months away. Amazing how quickly 5 months disappears when planning with an all-volunteer army of unpaid Islanders. Unlike the recent Orcas Waste Management (ORS) service contract, funded by Islander…

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San Juan Islands Emergency Readiness Network

Facebook is home to several thousand Islanders. The largest membership group today is the San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade group. But its not just Buy, Selling and Trading. Often items are posted for *free*, or to share. In an…

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Oil Consumption Resumes

The issues in energy are clear. Fossil energy sources are short-term cheap, cheaper than short term nuclear. Nuclear manages to hide 300 million pounds of high-level radioactive waste across America in places we don’t know much about. We do know…

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San Juan Islands Social Networks Grow

have a home at sjibst.com . In 2009 Facebook launched a new approach – everyone could join and there were no network requirements. Over the past 4 years, San Juan Islands Social Networks have grown rapidly, driven by San Juan…

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Orcas Electric Aircraft

In 1997 the Toyota motor car company delivered the first commercial, consumer hybrid battery / gasoline vehicle. By combining the benefits of high torque, highly efficient electric motors and small gasoline motors, Toyota proved to the world that there was…

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Battery Technology Moves Electric Cars Forward

Solar and wind power continue their battle with Economic forces that serve fossil fuel interests. One of the strongest battle lines the Fossil Fuel army’s continual assault on clean renewable Solar and Wind’s peaky availability. Renewable fresh energy created by…

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Why Google and Facebook Shouldn’t Get Into Handsets and Operating Systems

Google is pulling out of renewable energy project ? http://planetark.org/enviro-news/item/63983#.Tsx5SRRahxM.facebook “Google Inc has abandoned an ambitious project to make renewable energy cheaper than coal, the latest target of Chief Executive Larry Page’s moves to focus the Internet giant on fewer…

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Coffee Party – Civil Discourse in Politics

Consider the benefits of a view of today’s politics that includes facts and information, and a bit less hysteria. Get the Android Coffee Party News app Wake Up Stand Up. Share via social networks. Tweet

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