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Building a Straw Bale School at Standing Rock

 “…so there are many more possibilities as to what sort of housing to create.  Currently, many different sorts of alternative sustainable housing designs are being considered, such as straw bale, cob, subterranean houses, earth bag structures, pallet designs and other well insulated and affordable structures” By Miguel Elliott It’s been nearly a week now since my return from Standing Rock ...

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All Dutch Electric Trains Run with Energy from Wind

The Netherlands, aka Windmill Country, is now operating 100 percent of its electric trains with wind energy. As of Jan. 1, 600,000 daily train passengers have been traveling completely carbon neutral, according to an announcement from the Netherlands’ principal passenger railway operator, NS.   No, there are no wind mills on the trains, but the electricity all comes from wind mills. ...

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