Finca Bellavista, the Energy Efficient Tree House Enclave in the Costa Rican Jungle

October 1, 2010 / No Comments

A solar-powered tree house community has been built in the Costa Rican Jungle, and it is considered the world's first modern, planned, sustainable tree house community. Named  ‘Finca Bellavista’, the enclave near the Pan-American Highway is the idea of Matt Hogan and his wife Erica.

New Colorado Bill to Popularize Solar Gardens

January 20, 2010 / No Comments

Green energy is still not very widely available from official government outlets - the best you can do right now is to sign up for green power with your local utility, but that's about it. Colorado is planning on changing that soon though - a state representative from Boulder made a statement announcing plans to introduce a bill legalizing "solar ...

It may take years for US policy on green jobs to be in place

July 29, 2009 / 1 Comment

Though alternative energy can provide jobs across many sectors in the United States economy, formulation of a policy in this regard may take many years to develop. State laws on “green” power and regional cap-and-trade schemes on greenhouse-gas have been instrumental in impelling local economies to start converting from plants based on fossil fuel to green jobs, US governors told Senate’s ...