Living It Green™

Living it Green™ is about living life abundantly green. From the homes we live in, the transportation we choose, to the places where we work, shop, and visit.

Founded in 2006, Living It Green™ is an educational and green products company, including a series of free to the public regional and international educational events and forums.

Living It Green™ Expos are free, family-friendly events held every spring and fall at community locations across the U.S. and Canada. The Living It Green Expos feature children’s activities, entertainment and educational attractions, and typically over 75 local, regional and national exhibitors and presenters displaying and offering green, outdoor living, and sustainable and energy efficient products and services.

Always remember, you can Live Abundantly Green™.

Bumble bee species listed as endangered by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

For the first time, a bumble bee species has been listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The rusty patched bumble bee used to be pervasive in the American Midwest, but now experts say it is extremely difficult to find. The designation will help protect the rusty patched bumble bees’ habitat in…

via This Bumble Bee Species Is in Danger of Disappearing Forever — TIME

50-Something Entrepreneur Finds Her Niche in Energy-Efficient Lighting

Juanita Tackett owns LED Source Charlotte, a North Carolina-based energy-efficient lighting franchise that she acquired at age 51. Her Twitter description says she’s the franchise’s “Chief Figurer Outer,” a role that comes easier when you’ve spent decades figuring things out before starting your first business. Tackett’s decision to buy the franchise is the latest move […]

via 50-Something Entrepreneur Finds Her Niche in Energy-Efficient Lighting — Late Blooming Entrepreneurs

Thousands Are Still Without Power After Christmas Storms Hit the Great Plains

CHICAGO (AP) — The fury of the winter storm that swept into the northern Great Plains on Christmas Day weakened heading into Tuesday, but thousands remained without power in the Dakotas and Michigan. High winds and drifting snow continued to make travel hazardous in the Dakotas, even as vast stretches of highways that had been…

via Thousands Are Still Without Power After Christmas Storms Hit the Great Plains — TIME

Will technology prevent the next food shortage crisis?

According to scientists, the answer to an impending food shortage might be found in a new age of digital technologies that have proven their worth in different fields and have the potential to transform agriculture and food production and meet the consumption needs of the growing human population before we’re driven to eat cockroaches —…

via Will technology prevent the next food shortage crisis? — TechCrunch

Arctic Temperatures Are Expected to Soar 30 Degrees Above Normal

Temperatures in the Arctic could climb to 30°F above the average for this time of year within the next week, according to scientists who monitor the area. It’s the latest heat wave in a string of unfortunate weather events for the region. The warmer weather comes as the region continues a two-month spell of record…

via Arctic Temperatures Are Expected to Soar 30 Degrees Above Normal — TIME

How We Know Humans Are to Blame for the Arctic’s Extremely Warm Winter

For the Arctic, like the globe as a whole, 2016 has been exceptionally warm. For much of the year, Arctic temperatures have been much higher than normal, and sea ice concentrations have been at record low levels. The Arctic’s seasonal cycle means that the lowest sea ice concentrations occur in September each year…

via How We Know Humans Are to Blame for the Arctic’s Extremely Warm Winter — TIME