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Major Automakers Invest Nearly $160M In New Self-Driving Startup

Nauto, a self-driving startup, made it big this week thanks to multiple major automakers investing nearly $160 million in the company. Nauto's goal is to retrieve data from drivers and the road with a two-way dashcam.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
News

Nissan Unveils New One-Pedal 'e-Pedal' Feature For Leaf

Nissan is improving regenerative braking, which has been a common feature among electric vehicles. Their new e-Pedal can control speed changes and braking all with one pedal, which will aid in recharging the car's battery.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
Community

How An Artist And A Scientist Transform Polluted Water Into Paint

An artist and a scientist have paired up to find a way to clean Ohio's murky waterways while building a sustainable paint-making company, turning pollution into pigments.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 days ago
Renewables

Minnesota Leads Country In Community Solar Energy

In a community solar energy system, people can opt to share solar energy from one network, splitting costs. This system has taken off in a big way in Minnesota, which now leads the U.S. in successful community solar programs. 

By Maria Cook
3 days ago
Living

Millennials Seek Affordable Housing In Solar-Powered Pods

With a rising cost of living, and housing in particular a growing expense, many young people are eager to find options that are both affordable and eco-conscious. That's where Launch POD hopes to come into the housing market.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 days ago
News

Innovative Stairs Use Recycled Energy To Help You Walk

Researchers at Georgia Tech have discovered a better way to provide home assistance for those that struggle walking up and down stairs. This new project can be temporarily placed on a stairway and can store energy or release it when needed.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
Living

New Reusable Coffee Sleeves Help Greenify Your Morning Cup

A reusable, compostable coffee sleeve is just the beginning of one company’s foray into designing a zero-waste future, helping everyday Americans make eco-conscious choices with every cup of coffee or tea they drink.

By Nicole Caldwell
3 days ago
News

Students Create Farming System With One Surprising Bodily Fluid

A group of Mexican students have created carpet that can grow crops with human urine. The product is geared toward those in developing countries with limited resources, and the filtering system makes urine a valuable fertilizer.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
Food

Vegan Sports Drink Uses Plants To Pump Up The Protein

Because dietary supplements aren't regulated by the FDA, supplement companies sometimes use outlandish claims to sell their products. But one company, Revere, had vowed to use solid science in marketing their plant-based drink mixes.

By Maria Cook
4 days ago
News

Elon Musk Shares Vision For How To Run The US On Solar Energy

Is solar energy the best long-term renewable resource for the United States? Elon Musk makes a case for it at a governors' meeting, pointing out how we've used the sun for many generations before us.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Community

LA Teen Creates Tesla Ridesharing Service For Southern California

California residents have a chance to test out a Tesla vehicle through a local ridesharing service called Tesloop, created by a teen. They can take advantage of the EV's amenities while traveling to another location in Southern California.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Living

5 Easy Ways You Can Help Curb The Earth's Rising Temperatures

A new study in Environmental Research Letters has calculated the effects of certain lifestyles in combating the planet's rising temperatures, and actually ranks their effectiveness. Here are the top five things you can do to help.

By Nicole Caldwell
4 days ago
Renewables

Sidewalk Solar Panels May Enable You To Charge Your Phone Anywhere

A solar power company is installing pavement that produces enough energy from the sun to charge our cellphones, all while fostering local community.

By Aimee Lutkin
5 days ago
News

Shell Plans To Install Fast Charging Systems At Gas Stations

Shell and Allego will be bringing electric vehicle charging stations to gas stations located in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The news continues the push by Shell to dive into renewable energy, but they still see a future for fossil fuels.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
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