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Free Water

00    Tara gives lessons on free water Bill Gates Foundation has just budgeted $4m to investigate the potential of rainwater harvesting in the third world. But what about the first world? America is rapidly catching on to water caching, … Continued

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Make your home off-grid ready

+1-1    Warmth and comfort not optional Start by calculating how much energy your home is consuming and what you can save by changing your habits and retrofitting your home. Online aids, like the Home Energy Saver in the US … Continued

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John McCain’s hood ornament

00    Palin: snakelike advocate of Big Oil Sarah Palin, is a true enemy of the ecological movement. The current Governor of Alaska is also a sharp and dangerous adversary. Below is an interview she gave on Fox TV in … Continued

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Good Links

00   I am always searching the ‘net looking for good, cheap, inexpensive, easy ways to DIY, these sites are right up my alley, I thought you might like them too. The first one is how to make a hay box … Continued

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Obama embraces eco-themes

00    Obama: unstoppable Following are energy and tax proposals listed by Sen. Barack Obama in a speech accepting the Democratic Party nomination for president on Thursday, according to excerpts of the speech released in advance. Energy policy – Investing … Continued

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Renewable Energy 101

00    Mojave solar rig – world’s biggest Renewable energy is energy generated from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wood – which are all renewable (naturally replenished). Renewable energy technologies include solar power, wind … Continued

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Updates

00   It’s been very nice since my Dad has been here, we have been falling into a comfortable routine of eating, resting, enjoying nature and the views. My Dad brought his little dog, her name is Baby Girl, she is … Continued

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Silas Baxter-Neal interview

00    Silas – skating high One of the world’s top skateboarders comes from an off-grid background in Eugene, Oregon. He talked frankly about his life off-grid, and drugs and skating to Thrasher magazine’s Jake Phelps: Of his time in … Continued

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Green stars shine at DNC

00    Affleck: Green baize evening We’ve got to admire Val Kilmer, Sean Penn, Ben Affleck, Matt Gonzalez and Spike Lee — they have all put their names and faces to an event in support of Green Party Prezzy candidate … Continued

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Greedy Guelph

00    Pflug – pulling the plug The local government in the town of Guelph, Ontario is running a campaign against a group of young people living off the grid. A dozen or so who have squatted a piece of … Continued

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Update on Pekoe

00   My Dad and I took Pekoe to the vet this morning, I had to have her there between 8 and 8:30 am. Once we got there, and got her checked in, I carried Pekoe back to a little room … Continued