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Solar-Powered School In Denmark Lets Kids Grow Their Own FoodThe New Islands Brygge School in Copenhagen plans to have a solar-powered building that teaches students how to grow and cook food in the rooftop garden.
The Surprisingly Eco-Friendly Reason To Put Plastic In Your Washing MachineThere's still a major reason to keep plastic around. Researchers have found that adding a plastic container to a washing machine is just as effective as the heavy concrete block most of them contain, making them lighter and more eco-friendly.
Berries Could Be The Answer To India's Energy ShortageBerries could prove to be an alternative source of renewable energy in India and one that is more cost effective for its residents
Silicon Valley Steps Up Vertical Farming To Help California's AgricultureAgriculture in California is getting a serious boost from Silicon Valley and the startups and technology that it is funding along the way
South Carolina Man Creates Massive Garden From 300 Recycled PlantsA man in South Carolina took hundred of recycled plants and turned it into a huge garden without the use of any chemicals
Innovative Filtration System Makes Clean Water AccessibleWater filtration systems are necessary in many regions, but these systems involve disposable filters and regular maintenance. Researchers at Rice University are developing a water filtration system that addresses those problems.
Elon Musk Discusses His Feelings About Flying Cars At Latest TED TalkAt a recent TED talk in Vancouver, Elon Musk discussed his feelings on flying cars and many other topics around his company
McDonald's Is Testing Out A Vegan Burger In FinlandThe initial product will have a trial run in one location at Tampere, Finland, from October 4th through November 21st.
Scientists Transform Polluted Air Into Ink For ArtistsAnirudh Sharma is one of the founders of Graviky Labs, the company who created Air-Ink, and the person who originally had the idea back in 2013.
New Swedish Concept Makes Any Building Net-Zero EnergyInnenco is using what existing buildings feature in order to create net zero energy consumption.
Google's 'Project Sunroof' Expands To European MarketsGoogles Project Sunroof, which tells if you it makes sense to switch to solar panels, is coming to many cities across Europe
GE Uses Prediction Software To Reduce Cambodia's Carbon EmissionsCambodia is using prediction software developed by GE to curb air pollution and predict patterns of when it's highest.
'Square Roots' Grows Fresh Greens In Brooklyn's Retired Shipping ContainersA company in Brooklyn, Square Roots, is recycling shipping containers into greenhouses.
This Is How Commercial Buildings Can Cut Nearly One-Third Of Energy UseIt's easy for commercial builds to cut up to 1/3 of their energy use just by better techniques.
New Solar Rooftop Project Provides Energy For Over 5,000 Homes In Los AngelesOne of the largest solar rooftop projects in the world is complete at San Pedro, California, located 24 miles south of Los Angeles.
World's First Floating Wind Turbine Sets Sail Off Coast Of ScotlandScotland has set sail to the world's first floating turbine just off its coast.
Chicago Shows Interest In Elon Musk's Underground Rail SystemThe 3rd largest city in America has shown some interest in Elon Musk's underground rail system.
This Group Of Students Just Created The Solar-Powered Family Car Of The FutureStudents at Eindhoven University have created a solar-powered family car.
Sick Of Potholes? Self-Repairing Roads Could Also Charge Your Electric CarIn the new future, roads might be able to repair themselves while also be able to charge electric vehicles while driving
2018 Nissan Leaf Teases Sleek Design And Biggest Mile Range YetThe Nissan Leaf is getting a upgrade this year with some major changes to its range.
Energy-Harvesting Tiles Turn Footsteps Into Electricity On Busy London Streeta street in London harvests kinetic energy from footsteps to convert into power to use.
Here's How Congress Could Change The Future Of Self-Driving CarsAn easy solution to self driving cars could rest in Congress' hands in the near future.
Supermarkets In UK Add New Bottle Deposit Return On RecyclablesIceland and Co-op supermarkets in the United Kingdom are planning to initiate a new bottle return program for plastics to tackle pollution.
China To Install Record Amount Of Solar Power Capacity This YearIn 2017, China was expecting to add 30 gigawatts of solar power to their infrastructure — and in total the country will have over 120 gigawatts of solar power potential.
California Lawmaker Proposes $3 Billion In Subsidies To Boost EV MarketA lawmaker in California proposed a $3 Billion subsidy to help the EV market start.
Adidas Turns Ocean Pollution Into Cool New SneakersNew sneaker lines from ocean plastic and other trashed materials are the new craze and Adidas is leading the charge in production
Solar-Powered Windows Are Efficient Enough To Generate 80% Of U.S. PowerThe National Renewable Energy Laborator has developed solar-powered windows that use enhanced thermochromic technology, which coverts sunlight into usable energy.
Volvo Pledges To Make Exclusively Electric And Hybrid Cars Starting In 2019Volvo claims they will transition to only making hybrid and electric cars starting next year.
'Refill' Mobile App Has Wild Success Helping People Find Clean Tap WaterNew refill mobile ap is helping people find stations to refill bottles with clean tap water.
This Eco-Friendly Paint Purifies The Air And Strengthens InsulationA paint from Graphene Company can actually purify the air and strengthen your insulation in homes.
Shell Doubles Investment In Green Energy, Halves Carbon Footprint By 2050Shell has announced new goals in their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint, including cutting back on one-half of emissions from their own operations by 2050.
Iowa State Engineering Team Creates World's First Solar Utility VehicleA solar utility vehicle has been created by Iowa State's Engineering team making it the world's first.
India Sets Goal To Exclusively Sell Electric Vehicles By 2030India has made a bold goal to transition to sell electric vehicles only by 2030.
Renewable Energy Use In United States Reaches Major MilestoneRenewable energy continues to grow in the United States and it's reached a milestone of 5% growth.
Lyft Aims For Self-Driving Cars That Run 100% On Renewable Energy By 2025Popular rideshare app Lyft wants to run on purely renewables by the year 2025, a bold move.
This Single Sunscreen Ingredient Could Greatly Improve Solar PanelsZinc oxide could be the key to improving solar panels efficiency and is commonly found in suntan lotion.
Oregon Couple Creates Green Dream Home That Runs On Renewable EnergyA couple in Oregon have transformed their home into a green home that mets all net-zero standards of living.
India Plants 66 Million Trees In 12 Hours And Smashes Previous World RecordIndia has smashed the world record for planted trees after planting over 66 million in only 12 hours.
Abandoned Nuclear Plant Revived As Solar Energy HubAn old nuclear power plant in Charlotte, North Carolina has found new life as a solar energy hub.
Germany Gives Residents The Chance To Add Solar Power To Rented HomesResidents in Germany will offer some renters the option to add solar panels to their homes.
Tesla To Build World's Largest Battery To Solve Australia's Energy CrisisAustralia's energy problem might be solved by Tesla's pledge to build the world's largest battery.
How Aspen's Transition To 100% Renewable Energy Can Help Other CitiesAspen has pledged to transition to 100% renewable energy and is a great example of how it's done for other major cities.
Australian Coal Mine Museum Will Run On Renewable EnergyThe Australian Coal Mine Museum has pledged to run completely on renewable energy.
GreenPower Brings Clean Buses To One Of California's Most Polluted CitiesPorterville is California's most polluted city but GreenPower Motor Company's zero emission buses will change all that, improving air quality while creating new green jobs for the San Joaquin Valley.
Tesla Will Begin Building Upgraded Supercharger Stations In United StatesSupercharger stations in the United States will soon be getting upgraded by Tesla throughout major cities.
United States Just Used More Renewable Energy Than Nuclear PowerRenewable energy has passed nuclear power in the United States power consumption charts with Wind leading the charge.
These Stationless E-Bikes Are Ready To Hit The Pavement In San FranciscoSocial Bicycles has created a new stationless e-bike service called JUMP Bikes and San Francisco will be giving them a trial run over the next 18 months.
One California City Looks To Limit Plastic Straws At RestaurantsAlameda, California will be enacting the Santa Cruz County’s Sustainable Packaging Ordinance.
REI Teams Up With Yerdle To Sell Used Products OnlineFrequent shoppers at Recreational Equipment, Inc -- better known by its acronym, REI -- know about their garage sale events.
Jimmy Carter Builds Solar Farm To Power Half His CityFormer president Jimmy Carter is building solar farms to power part of his hometown.