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This All-Electric Water Taxi Could Revolutionize Green TransportationAn all-electric water taxi could be the change the transportation industry is looking for.
London's Historic 'Square Mile' District Will Run On 100% Renewable EnergyIn the near future, one of London's most historic areas will run on renewable energy alone.
This Man Quit His Job And Traveled Australia In A Renovated Van With His Rescue CatThis man traveled Australia — rescue cat in tow — in a renovated van.
Solar Technology Costs Tumble Further With China's Industry ShiftsWith changes in China, the cost of solar technology continues to fall.
Why This Dutch Town Installed Bat-Friendly LED Street LightsThis Dutch town found an interesting way to help animals and the community — bat-friendly LED street lights.
European Commission Looks To Ban 10 Types Of Single-Use PlasticA proposed man in Europe would get rid of 10 types of single-use plastic.
Endangered Mountain Gorilla Population Is On The Rise Despite ChallengesThe population of endangered mountain gorillas is still on the rise, despite recent environmental challenges.
Scientists Discover How Wax Worms Could Be The Answer To Plastic WasteResearchers have found that wax worms can actually digest plastic waste and it could be a key to fighting the growing plastic problem
Apple Reveals Goal For All Products To Be Made With 100% Recycled MaterialsApple already gets their electricity from renewable energy and has now set a goal to make all of their products from recycled materials
New ‘Passive’ Houses Offer Homebuilders A Sustainable AlternativePassive Houses are much easier to maintain and are cheaper and more sustainable alternatives that home builders can now create
Uber Partners With ChargePoint To Make Flying Electric Cars A Reality By 2020Uber has just partnered with Chargepoint in order to bring flying cars to the market by the year 2020
NASA Develops Inflatable Greenhouse To Grow Food On MarsNASA has just developed a greenhouse that could be inflated on a foreign planet and be able to grow food for space travelers
Bay Area Rapid Transit To Run On All Renewable Power By 2045Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has completed two purchase power agreements for renewable energy and they expect to hit the 100 percent mark by 2045.
World Bank Vows To Drop Fossil Fuels After 2019The World Bank Group revealed they will no longer be financing upstream oil and gas after 2019 at the One Planet Summit in Paris.
Arcadia Power Makes Investing In Green Energy Even EasierArcadia Power, a startup based in Washington D.C., purchases Renewable Energy Certificates, aiding in finding cheaper rates for those with deregulated energy.
Old Chinese Sugar Mill Transforms Into Stunning Luxury HotelAn abandoned sugar mill in China has been transformed into a new resort hote, the Alila Yangshuo Hotel, which features a cafe, bar, library, and an outdoor pool.
FuelCell Energy Creates Efficient Power Solution With Natural GasFuelCell Energy, based in Connecticut, develops clean energy solutions with hydrogen power and large-scale fuel cell systems.
BP Invests $200 Million Into Solar Energy Development FirmBP will put $200 million over the next three years into Lightsource, the biggest solar energy developer in Europe, and will obtain a 43 percent equity share.
2022 Winter Olympics Roof Blends Into Local Ski SlopesThe Four Seasons Town Reception Center at the 2022 Olympics is a new green-roofed structure that blends into the natural landscape.
These Solar Rigs Use Sunlight And Seawater To Create Hydrogen FuelA group of scientists at Columbia University have been able to create a rig that goes through water electrolysis powered by solar power.
Australia's Solar-Powered Train Has Successful DebutThe Byron Bay Railroad Company's fully solar-powered train launched on Dec. 16 and now makes short round-trip trips to South Wales every hour.
Solar Panel Manufacturer Launches Innovative 'Quantum Series'SolarTech Universal, a solar panel manufacturer in Florida, is planning to launch an enhanced photovoltaic system that uses heterojunction technology and SmartWire hardware.
Ethiopia To Install 1GW Worth Of Geothermal PowerEthiopia is adding 1,000 megawats worth of geothermal power plants over the next four years with a $4 billion price tag.
Largest Offshore Wind Developer Submits Bid For Manhattan ProjectBay State Wind, an initiative between Orsted and Eversource, has submitted a but to create Massachusetts' first offshore wind farm.
Beach House With 'Two Skins' Keeps Home Cool All SummerA Chilean beach house stabilizes temperatures with two insulated layers — pine walls contain the insulation by mineral wool, coated with zinc to keep humidity from building up.
Evolution Of Self-Driving Industry Could Provide 'Free' RidesAccording to Judith Donath of 'The Atlantic,' if the price of ride-hailing services drop coupled with the ride of fully autonomous vehicles, there would be incentive for businesses to provide free rides.
Homeless Camps In Berkeley Are Now Powered With Solar GenerationCamps in Berkeley, California have installed donated solar panels to provide easy access to power for those in need.
Scientists Print Living Solar Cells That Retain Energy On PaperScientists from Imperial College London, Cambridge, and Central Saint Martins have been able to create a battery and bio-solar panel with cyanobacteria — that are still alive after being printed on a piece of paper.
DHL Teams With Filter Manufacturer To Release First 'Emission Neutral' VehicleDeutsche Post DHL successfully added 5,000 electric vehicles to their fleet — and now they are teaming up with MANN+HUMMEL to remove particles that are released in the air from tire and road abrasion.
Tesla Is Working On An Electric Pickup TruckCEO Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla is working on a pickup truck that has been in the works for five years but there is no official release date yet.
LED Bulbs Reduced 570 Million Tons Of Carbon Emissions In 2017According to a study released by IHS Markit, 570 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions were reduced thanks to the use of LED bubls.
How Supply Chain Optimization Helps Major Companies Go GreenCompanies can identify a section of their supply chain that can be more sustainable, test alternative methods like using recyclable materials, and add it in their production.
Byton's New Electric SUV Has Impressive 300 Mile RangeByton is looking to redefine the SUV with its new "intelligent" electric vehicle — that has an impressive range of 310 miles.
Startup Envisions Battery Swaps For Electric Buses In IndiaAn India startup wants to create an infrastructure that will make it easy to swap batteries on electric buses, which would make public transportation emission free.
Germany's Offshore Wind Turbines Continue To Exceed ExpectationsGermany set an ambitious 6.5 gigawatt goal for their offshore wind farming energy production, but they're already on track to surpass it.
Wyoming Faces Energy Crossroads As Billionaire Builds Largest Wind FarmWyoming billionaire Philip Anschutz's father made his money in drilling, but now he wants to invest in wind energy with a 1,000-turbine wind farm that would be the largest in the United States.
Hybrid-Electric Planes Could Fly Around Europe By 2020Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have announced at the Royal Aeronautical Society that they will be collaborating to build a short-haul airline.
Why Global Coal Production Just Experienced Its Biggest Drop On RecordPeople are looking less and less to coal as it experiences its biggest drop ever.
Norway's Capital City Pushes To Phase Out Personal VehiclesOslo, Norway is planning on phasing out 1 person vehicles in a push to curb emissions.
London Plans To Launch Fully Sustainable Tidal-Powered SchoolA school in London is launching and will be the first tidal-powered energy school.
These 3 Countries Just Made A Landmark Agreement To Increase Offshore Wind PowerGermany, Denmark, and Belgium are investing in a landmark offshore wind power deal.
United Kingdom Will Phase Out Coal-Fired Power Plants By 2025The United Kingdom has confirmed that they will be phasing out coal-fired power plants in the next seven years and upping the emissions limit by 2025.
Australia Plans Highway For Electric Cars Along Great Barrier ReefTo make electric vehicles more attractive to consumers, Australian is planning a super highway near the Great Barrier reed with charging stations that are free for at least a year.
Vietnam Faces Challenges In Aggressive Solar Power Production PlanIn its rapid expansion to solar power, Vietnam is finding some obstacles on embracing it.
LEGO Smashes Renewable Energy Goal Three Years EarlyInitially trying to hit 100% renewable energy by 2020, LEGO has already hit its goal.
This App Turns Cleaning The Planet Into A Mobile GameJeff Kirschner created Litterati, an app that makes it fun to pick up litter and the mobile game just received a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
North Korea Turns To Solar Power To Keep Citizens In the LightWe don't often get to see a glimpse of life in North Korea, but new footage from the Unification Media Group shows the hermit kingdom is turning to solar energy.
New Plant-Based Microbrewery Brings Vegan Food To KentuckyVegan food truck V-Grits and False Idol Independent Brewers are teaming up to launch a new restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky.
Tesla's Autopilot Chief Transitions From Company After 6 Months Of ServiceThe chief of Tesla's autopilot program has named a new operator after a series of fatal accidents.
California Aims To Run 100% On Renewable Energy By 2045The state of California is working toward an ambitious goal to run on 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.