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Jonathan Thompson on Going off grid is easy!

Jonathan Thompson | May 24, 2013 05:00 AM
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Dan, Excellent points. And it does bring up the sticky issue of transportation, which is huge. Since off-grid homes tend to be in rural areas, [...]

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Dan Schroeder on Going off grid is easy!

Jonathan Thompson | May 24, 2013 05:00 AM
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It's important to distinguish between being off-grid and being energy self-sufficient (or carbon-neutral). If you live 40 miles from your work place, or if you [...]

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Jonathan Thompson on Going off grid is easy!

Jonathan Thompson | May 24, 2013 05:00 AM
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Fred, Thanks for the great comment! I do believe that if we constructed our homes with energy efficiency in mind, it would change everything. After [...]

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Fred Swanson on Going off grid is easy!

Jonathan Thompson | May 24, 2013 05:00 AM
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Jonathan, you're right about modern homes and their energy usage, but with a few reasonable adjustments in our own consumption patterns, my family of three [...]

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Going off grid is easy!

Jonathan Thompson | May 24, 2013 05:00 AM
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But you'll probably never do it, and here's why.

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Robb Cadwell on Eat more insects

Sarah Jane Keller | May 23, 2013 09:10 AM
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I think there is a lot of cultural reluctance to eat anything one is not used to. For a while I lived in a place [...]

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Alexander Mensing on Eat more insects

Sarah Jane Keller | May 23, 2013 09:10 AM
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Awesome. Let's start a prarie cake collective. I've been enjoying three or four different kinds of insect foods - chapulines (crickets), a beetle I forget [...]

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Eat more insects

Sarah Jane Keller | May 23, 2013 09:10 AM
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The UN says we need to rear more minibeasts

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Weighing Pebble Mine

Marshall Swearingen | May 22, 2013 05:00 AM
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The EPA is one step closer to killing the project before it starts

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John Pawson on BLM fracking rules just got more industry-friendly

Sarah Gilman | May 21, 2013 10:55 AM
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Yes, the lobbyist' (along w/ our corrupt congress) have fashioned themselves a nice self serving set of regulations that will do nothing to protect, and [...]

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