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  • This solar graph is so wicked it's titled "Welcome to the Terrordome"

    17 April 2014, 4:53 pm by: Zachary Shahan

    We've talked a lot about solar costs falling off a cliff, but a new graph puts that in some serious perspective.
  • It’s time for U.S. employers to go green

    17 April 2014, 4:31 pm by: Margaret Badore

    A recent survey shows that many Americans want to work in an eco-friendly office.
  • First wolf in a century spotted in the Czech Republic

    17 April 2014, 3:54 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    These apex predators play a much bigger role in ecosystems than most people suspect, and their absence causes all kinds of problems that we aren't always able to solve.
  • CarbonCure concrete blocks store CO2 for a lower carbon footprint

    17 April 2014, 2:53 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    What to do about all that CO2 emitted when you make cement? Inject it back into the stuff and turn it back into limestone.
  • Driver who texted 44 times before almost killing a cyclist: "I just don't care"

    17 April 2014, 2:19 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    The 21-year-old from Australia has been fined $4500 and lost her licence for nine months.
  • There are conflict minerals in your phone, but Congo Calling wants to change that

    17 April 2014, 12:39 pm by: Margaret Badore

    This nonprofit connects conflict minerals coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo to electronics users around the world.
  • The future of transportation, as imagined by Disney in 1958 (video)

    17 April 2014, 12:36 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    It's always interesting to look at how the future was foreseen a long time ago. Hopefully it makes us question how we think about the future today, and help us steer things in the right direction.
  • Portable "electronic nose" smells your meat for you and identifies food poisoning risk

    17 April 2014, 12:10 pm by: Derek Markham

    How do you know if that meat sitting in the back of your fridge is still safe to eat? This little device will sniff out spoilage and alert you to food poisoning risk.
  • It's that time of year when bike lanes disappear

    17 April 2014, 9:38 am by: Lloyd Alter

    In Toronto, you go from winter to construction and somehow, it's always the bike lanes that take the hit.
  • Tod Williams and Billie Tsien join the Rubble Club as American Folk Art Museum demolition begins

    17 April 2014, 8:35 am by: Lloyd Alter

    It's a sad day for architecture when such an important building dies at 13.
  • This is how palm oil is made

    17 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    Palm oil is found in nearly everything, yet have you ever wondered who makes it? how it's processed? what palm fruit looks like? Take a tour through a Honduran palm oil plantation to learn more.
  • BMW increases i3 production 43%, Tesla fans sneer

    17 April 2014, 7:33 am by: Sami Grover

    Wouldn't it be nice if clean tech advocates could, for once, just stop fighting with each other?
  • Easing Hong Kong's housing crisis with bamboo micro-dwellings in vacant factories

    17 April 2014, 7:00 am by: Kimberley Mok

    Could these temporary shelters built with bamboo and located in the island's abandoned industrial spaces help the growing housing problem?
  • Photo: Eastern milk snake wakes up slowly

    17 April 2014, 6:00 am by: Margaret Badore

    Eastern milk snakes are native to North America, and can be found as far north at Ontario and as far south as Alabama.
  • When it comes to Tesla, Washington state is the anti-New Jersey

    16 April 2014, 4:54 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    Tesla wins this round, but the war will be long, as the electric car maker still has to fight auto dealer lobbyists in dozens of states.
  • Photo: Grape hyacinth braves the snow

    16 April 2014, 3:53 pm by: Margaret Badore

    It may be spring, but snow storms can still hit in April.
  • Billionaire Warren Buffett's son to fund anti-poaching efforts in Tanzania

    16 April 2014, 3:45 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    He will provide a helicopter, equipment, and training to protect threatened wildlife and keep poachers out of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Flowersorri: Sensorial, Montessori-inspired ergonomic furniture for kids (Video)

    16 April 2014, 3:23 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    Based on pioneering ideas of education developed by Maria Montessori, this line of sustainably made furniture for kids will enhance their learning environment.
  • Wondering how to make your hair grow better? Do it naturally with these 8 tips.

    16 April 2014, 2:39 pm by: Katherine Martinko

    Hair is often a reflection of inner health, so treat your body right and your hair will thank you for it.
  • Build this open source DIY wind turbine for $30

    16 April 2014, 1:52 pm by: Derek Markham

    If you're interested in learning how to build your own renewable energy devices, this DIY vertical axis wind turbine is a great place to start.
  • Google buys Titan Aerospace, maker of solar planes that can stay in the sky for years

    16 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    It appears that this is part of their plan to bring internet to the world.
  • Compost for all! Choices for the city or suburbs

    16 April 2014, 11:26 am by: Town and Country

    You'd think backyard composting would be easy, but our NYC writer might have an even more convenient option.
  • Hardcore downhill biking + helmet camera = whoa!

    16 April 2014, 11:22 am by: Michael Graham Richard

    This is more thrilling than any motor sport!
  • We're in the Great Dithering

    16 April 2014, 11:12 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Gabriel Metcalf asks "The waters are rising, and cities can’t move out of the way. Can we act decisively enough to avert catastrophic climate change?"
  • Scott & Scott Architects live above the shop, and what a shop it is

    16 April 2014, 10:06 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Stunning space is lined in wood rubbed in beeswax and Canadian whiskey. Drink up a gorgeous slideshow.
  • How a chicken coop became a cozy family home

    16 April 2014, 7:05 am by: Sami Grover

    Use what you have may be the first tenet of DIY green living. This family took that notion and ran with it.
  • Indoor air quality sensors could be coming to your smartphone

    16 April 2014, 7:00 am by: Megan Treacy

    New nanotechnology could enable indoor air quality monitoring wherever we go.
  • American penitentiaries emphasize the need for sustainability

    16 April 2014, 6:47 am by: Tom Szaky, Guest Writer

    American penitentiaries are like small, resource-devouring cities. With over 2 million prisoners behind bars every year, just how sustainable can our correctional facilities be?
  • Show your love for renewable energy — it's #iheartrenewables week

    16 April 2014, 5:17 am by: Zachary Shahan

    Do you think we need to shift to solar, wind, and geothermal energy? Then show some love this week in order to help grow this important societal transition.
  • Photo: View from the top of Iguazu Falls

    15 April 2014, 5:21 pm by: Margaret Badore

    The falls are shared by two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Iguazu National Park of Argentina and the Iguacu National Park of Brazil.

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