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Google's New Headquarters In London Focuses On Solar EnergyThe new London HQ for Google is adopting solar energy as it's primary form of power.
LA Teen Creates Tesla Ridesharing Service For Southern CaliforniaRidesharing just got even more eco-friendly with a service designed around Tesla cars.
Students Create Farming System With One Surprising Bodily FluidFarmers have a new option for fertilizer using human and dog waste that has been diluted.
Innovative Stairs Use Recycled Energy To Help You WalkThis device can be placed in stairs to store energy from walking to help people walk up them.
Nissan Unveils New One-Pedal 'e-Pedal' Feature For LeafThe pedal will make driving Nissan's popular leaf both easier and more energy efficient on winding roads.
Major Automakers Invest Nearly $160M In New Self-Driving StartupSome of the biggest automakers are investing money into a startup focused on self-driving technologies.
Green 'Smart' Wall Humidifies And Purifies Air IndoorsNaava's solution is their "smart" green wall, which is made up of live plants that have the ability to monitor the quality of our air.
This Compact Car Runs On Hydrogen And Emits Just WaterRiversimple have been building a lightweight hydrogen EV that emits just water.
'Source' Makes Fresh Drinking Water Out Of Thin AirZero Mass Water has created Source, a “hydropanel” that’s able to extract moisture from the air.
Tesla Finally Reveals Sleek New Electric 'Semi' TruckThe new Tesla Semi looks similar to other big rigs, but sports a refreshed, futuristic look.
'Safe Catch' Tuna Boasts Low Mercury And High SustainabilityIn the past, it would cost $30 to analyze a sample and multiple weeks to find out the contamination level.
Volvo Sells 24,000 SUVs To Uber For Self-Driving Car NetworkThe auto manufacturer will be selling 24,000 of their luxury SUVs to the ride-hailing service between 2019 and 2021.
This 'Half-Tree House' Is A Unique Upgrade To Traditional Log CabinsThe traditional log cabin has received a brilliant refresh in the form of a treehouse.
MIT Develops Battery To Store Thermal Energy For HoursResearchers at MIT have recently unveiled a new battery that stores thermal energy to for hours at a time, offering up a new and exciting potential for renewable energy.
This Sustainable Family Home Blends Into The U.K.'s Natural HabitatA sustainable family house in the U.K. — the Chalfont Home — has been built next to one of the most iconic conservation sites, the Rye Habour Natural Reserve.
California Just Became The First State To Require Solar Panels On All New HomesCalifornia may soon mandate solar panels on new homes.
This Self-Driving Car Creates Water We May Be Able To Store And DrinkA fleet of Hyundai Nexos drove from Seoul to PyeongChang without human interaction and only emitting water vapor, which can be recycled to create a beverage.
This App Lets You Order Excess Food From Restaurants At Half The PriceA new dining app called Karma offers meals — made from excess food — at a fraction of the price from participating restaurants in London.
Subway's New Spicy "Steak" Sandwich Has Vegans RejoicingA Subway in Finland has debuted a new Vegan Delight sandwich that features a soy-based "steak" patty, red onion, peppers, carrots, spinach, corn, peas, green chili, and garlic.
Ikea Adds Plant-Based Hot Dog To Menu And Customers Are PumpedIkea is adding a plant-based hot dog to their menu in Sweden with the goal of providing affordable vegan food for the many who enjoy a cheap and nutritious meal at their stores.
Most Americans Choose Plant-Based Food For The Taste, Study FindsAccording to a study from Mintel, 52 percent of the United States choose plant-based foods for their own enjoyment above any other reason.
'EMA IMPACT Summit' Returns To Reward Sustainable InnovationThe EMA Impact Summit is returning to award a $50,000 grant to a sustainable innovator working to solve an environmental issue.
Why This Program Pays Farmers To Stop Using WaterIn response to the Colorado River drought, the Syste Conservation Pilot Program will pay farmers to reduce crop watering.
Denmark Makes Major Moves In Transition From Oil To Wind PowerDenmark is quickly getting out of the oil business and jumping into the wind power industry. The country’s biggest industrial and shipping conglomerate, A.P. Moller-Maersk, has sold off their oil and gas division to a French company called Total.
Louisiana Creates Unique Plan To Save Its Coast By Diverting Mississippi RiverLouisiana plans to use the Mississippi River to save its coastlines.
This App Encourages People To Take Pictures Of Their Trash To Make Recycling EasierThe 'Litterati' app encourages users to pick up trash, and it also helps with recycling.
'Slow Food' Movement Heads To China To Promote Local Foods'Slow Food' movement, which promotes good, clean, and fair foods, heads to China.
The Secret Behind Thrive Market's Affordable Organic ProductsThe problem with organic food is making is affordable to the average consumer. Here's how Thrive Market is helping customers make the responsible choice without breaking the bank.
Bill Passes To Make It Easier For Self-Driving Cars To Hit The RoadA new bill passed in the U.S. House on Wednesday will make it easier to deploy self-driving cars on a wider scale.
Flaming 'Dung Beetle' Turns Plastic Waste Into Green EnergyThe Dung Beetle art sculpture converts plastic into diesel and gas.
Couple Transforms Old Van Into Portable Tiny HomeA couple turned a $25,00 Dodge Sprinter van into a delightful mobile tiny home with a kitchen, bathroom, and even storage space.
Chocolate Giant Promises To Invest $1 Billion In SustainabilityThe Mars candy corporation will spend $1 billion on a sustainability program geared toward significantly lowering their carbon footpring and becoming carbon neutral by 2040.
Tidal Power Breaks World Record For Electricity Generation In ScotlandScotland has set a record for tidal power generation i the month of August. Now half of Scotland's energy needs are met with the renewable source of energy.
Engineer Accidentally Discovers Safer Way To Transport OilSometimes the best innovations happen on accident, like the safer oil transport method discovered by
Japanese Architects Are Creating The World's Tallest Wooden SkyscraperA new 70-story skyscraper is currently being planned out in Tokyo, Japan — and the "W350" structure is going to be made mostly out of wood.
Ikea's Green Energy Deal Could Save Customers Hundreds Each YearIkea is committed to running on 100 percent renewable energy by 2020 and is launching the Big Clean Switch replacing energy used by consumer with energy from renewable sources.
This Recyclable Resin Makes Wind Turbines Way More SustainableVanderbilt University is hoping to create wind turbines out of Elium, a new resin that creates a chemical reaction for heat and the parts can be easily melted and recycled.
Tesla Upgrades Range For Cars In Hurricane Irma's Evacuation ZoneTesla is helping Model S and Model X owners get better range if they live within the Hurricane Irma evacuation zone. Here's how they do it.
China Prohibits Diesel And Gas Car Production After 2040China has joined with other countries in setting a deadline to eliminate diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles by the year 2040.
France Is About To Ban Stores From Throwing Away Unsold Clothing
Chernobyl's Nuclear Disaster Site Is Now A Solar FarmSolar Chernobyl has redeveloped land near the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion in Chernobyl into a 1 megawatt solar power farm.
IKEA Vows To Eliminate All Single-Use Plastic By 2020
New Federal Credit Union Offers Better Loans For Green Energy
NASA Aims For Aviation Renaissance With Fuel Efficient Next-Gen Aircraft
New Turbines Catch Waves To Generate Power For Japan's Coasts
'LunaR' Offers The First Ever Solar-Powered Smartwatch
Amy's Drive Thru Wants To Take Healthy, Meat-Free Fast Food National
How Rural Iowa Is Hooking Their Community On Solar Power
Tesla's Model 3 Release Promises Serious Upgrades And CustomizationAfter months of hype, Tesla’s Model 3 was finally released at a handover event in Fremont, California, last weekend.