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The Power of Refugee Camps going Clean Energy

May 19th, 2017 · No Comments

The UNHCR has announced that the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan is now 100% powered by solar energy. This is (putting aside, I guess, places that were ‘powered’ by burning wood …) “the first refugee camp powered by renewable energy.”   The 2-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) plant will allow UNHCR to provide affordable and sustainable […]

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Tags: solar · UN

When it comes to boxed vs bottled water, choose the tap …

May 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Internet advertising … any who goes into those internet tubes encounters (far too much of) it. ┬áMost of the time, it just slips past us though there are those items that jump to the attention. Yes, I — like 100s of millions of others — have bought things due to such advertising. (Wow, advertising works […]

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Tags: advertising · water