14Dec/18

Earth911 Podcast, Dec. 14, 2018: EnergySage on the State of Solar

By Earth911

Vikram Aggarwal, founder and CEO of home solar comparison-shopping service EnergySage.com, talks with Earth911 about the costs of, and incentives available for, solar installations. The company, which provide free solar product comparisons and on-call expertise, has helped homeowners in more than 30 states get their houses off the traditional power grid.

Aggarwal explains the many factors that contribute to decisions about which solar products to buy, as well as how long it typically …read more

14Dec/18

Earth911 Podcast, Dec. 14, 2018: EnergySage on the State of Solar

By Earth911

Vikram Aggarwal, founder and CEO of home solar comparison-shopping service EnergySage.com, talks with Earth911 about the costs of, and incentives available for, solar installations. The company, which provide free solar product comparisons and on-call expertise, has helped homeowners in more than 30 states get their houses off the traditional power grid.

Aggarwal explains the many factors that contribute to decisions about which solar products to buy, as well as how long it typically …read more

14Dec/18

Green Giving: 5 Nonprofits Clobbering Climate Change

By Gemma Alexander

Thinking about year-end donations to nonprofits focused on issues related to climate change? A lot of organizations are working in this area and evaluating them is tough. How do you measure carbon not produced? Which nonprofits should you support?

From pillars of the environmental movement to innovative, emerging charities, we’ve found five respected nonprofits that are doing good work to stop climate change. These are just a few of many, so tell us about your favorite …read more

14Dec/18

5 Children’s Books That Expertly Teach About the Environment

By Leigh Garofalow

We all know that reading to our children every night is important for their overall reading skills, but the content of the books we read also helps teach children important lessons.

Caring for the planet, including plants and animals, and looking carefully at consumption are all important teachable lessons for our children. These topics may sound sophisticated for children but actually they are quite simple and are covered in many children’s books.

Note: This post contains affiliate …read more