Does Frigid Weather Prove Climate Change is a Hoax?

Whenever we have a snow or ice storm, we can count on the climate change deniers to proclaim that the current weather conditions prove global warming is a hoax.  Nothing could be further from the truth. Written by Laureen Peck Just because we are experiencing a record-breaking chill, that doesn’t mean climate change is not real.  The […]

Are Our Grandchildren Doomed? What The UN’s Climate Change Report Tells Us

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the UN’s climate-change body released a report this week that warns we only have 12 years to save ourselves from utter devastation from climate change. It says if we do nothing about it now the earth’s resources will be ravaged and humankind and the rest of the living things […]

Celebrate Earth Day at Our Free Event for MD/DC Homeowners on April 21st

Solar Roof Tours, a Solar 101 Workshop and a light Breakfast are all part of Solar Energy’s Earth Day Event for Homeowners from the Baltimore/DC metro area on Saturday April 21, 2018 from 10:30 AM -12:30 PM at Solar Energy World’s headquarters in Elkridge, Maryland. The workshop presentation will focus on the environmental benefits of […]

Fight Against The War On Clean Air and Save Money Too

Fight the war on clean air

With three major hurricanes making September the most active month on record in the Atlantic and raging wildfires in California this month, 2017 has been one of the most extreme weather years in US history. As a result, it has also become one of the most expensive seasons on record. Due to anthropogenic (human caused) […]

Two Reasons Why Pro-Environment Homeowners Don’t Switch to Solar Power

Judging by social media and the news, environmentalists and people who care about environmental issues are quite upset by recent developments. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is being defunded and may actually be abolished by 2018. The Clean Power Plan, a policy that was aimed at reducing carbon pollution from power plants is under attack. […]

Pepco Customers Will Hurt From Pepco-Exelon Merger – Is There Hope?

By Sharon Derby “Today is a bad day for consumers, and a great day for monopolies,” said Maryland’s attorney general, Brian E. Frosh about the recent Pepco-Exelon merger that will create the largest utility company in the nation. So why does the Maryland Energy Administration urge the Public Service Commission to reject it? Pepco was […]

Earth Day Round-Up

You most likely knew that April 22nd was Earth Day but did you know that the month of April is “Earth Month”? Many events were held all over Maryland (even one of our own!) where people celebrated green jobs, clean energy, organic gardening, recycling and much more.  Here are a few highlights around town: Elkridge […]

What You Can Do to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

In the spirit of the upcoming 10/10/10 Global Work Party, we’ve gathered together some environmental tips, facts, and other information we can all do right away to help reduce our carbon footprint. So, what is global warming and why is it such a big deal? The folks at 350.org tell us “Global warming is caused […]

Green Living: Green Cleaning Products

Too often, when we’re trying to live a greener lifestyle, it’s easy to overlook the everyday objects that we use in our lives, concentrating only on bigger things like our cars or houses. Yet using organic household products can have a huge impact on the environment. Think about this: The average American uses about 40 […]

Green Living: Green Transportation

Many consumers are enthralled with the idea of driving a hybrid vehicle, one that runs on electricity as much as gas. But other sustainable modes of transportation abound. Just check out this long list of land, sea and air vehicles that are all striving for more eco-friendly modes of transportation. Our favorites? The solar-powered ones […]