EmilyFolk

Emily Folk

Emily Folk grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania. She has a passion for ecology and conservation and sustainability.

In high school, she discovered her other passion: writing. After graduating with a degree in Professional Writing, the most natural step seemed to be combining the two passions in one forum. Her goal is to help people become more informed about the world and how we fit into it. 

Her website is Conservation Folks

Latest articles published

Are Microgrids the Way of the Future?
It is fact, not opinion, that our planet is warming and that industries are partly to blame. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency identifies human activities as the greatest contributor of greenho...
How Renewable Energy Can Reduce Plastic Pollution
Plastic pollution is an epidemic of global proportions. Some sources estimate that 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the oceans each year, and the current projections are far from positive. Globa...
How IoT is Transforming the Energy Industry
The energy sector is undergoing a massive transformation. Along with solar, wind, storage and other technologies, the internet of things is helping to drive this transformation. It's revolutionizing n...
The Role of Renewable Energy in the Manufacturing Sector
Pivoting from fossil fuels to renewable energy is clearly the wave of the future. But making meaningful changes to how humanity uses earth's resources requires a full, industry-by-industry accounting ...
How Can We Make Renewable Energy Less Divisive?
Renewable energy is gaining increased support, but it can still be something of a divisive issue, especially when you get into the details of energy policy. Deciding how utilities should compensate ow...
The Many Economic Benefits of Renewable Energy
Renewable energy brings environmental, social and economic benefits. According to a recent report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), if we double renewable energy's current share in...
10 Ways Renewable Energy Can Save Businesses Money
Corporations purchased around 13.4 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2018 through long-term contracts, more than doubling the amount they bought the year before, according to a new report from Bloomber...