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Scientists Are Turning Turkey Poop Into Fuel
A team of scientists are doing something a little different with turkeys this year — they're turning turkey poop into fuel for power plants.
"Forest School" Is Where Orphaned Orangutans Learn How To Be Apes
The orphaned orangutans must pass a test at the end of their schooling to prove they've been rehabilitated and can do things like build nests, identify natural enemies, and forage for food.
California Will Replace Gas Power Plants With The World's Largest Battery System
It's the first time a utility and its regulators have replaced power plants with a renewable energy source.
"Single-Use" Is 2018's Word Of The Year
Collins Dictionary says there's been a fourfold increase in the usage of the word since 2013, partly due to increased news coverage surrounding environmental issues.
Facebook's New Data Center In Alabama Will Be Powered By Solar Farms
The social network is buying wind and solar power from sources all over the world as they aim to operate on 100 percent renewable energy by 2020.
If You Buy A Car In 2019, It Might Come With A Solar Roof
Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors just announced starting in 2019 select vehicles will come with a solar roof installed to help with lowering CO2 emissions and gas mileage.
Palau Just Became The First Country In The World To Ban Reef-Killing Sunscreen
Starting in 2020, sunscreens containing any of the 10 chemicals linked to coral bleaching will be banned from the small island nation.
This City Offers Free Bus Passes For People Who Bring In Their Trash
A city in Indonesia is encouraging people to recycle by giving out free bus passes to people who bring in their plastic waste.
UPS Launches First-Of-Its-Kind E-Bike Delivery Service
UPS is going back to its roots with a modern twist. The package delivery company is testing out a new program in Seattle that will have messengers delivering packages via a cargo eBike.
San Diego Is Ditching Their Power Company For A 100% Clean Energy Alternative
The southern California city is moving forward with a new community energy plan that would give utility customers the ability to band together to buy renewable power in bulk.
New Report Says Environmental Regulation Has Cut Air Pollution Related Deaths In Half
Thanks to regulations like the Clean Air Act and federal and state rules on vehicle emissions less people are dying from air pollution according to a new study.
A Funky Looking Greenhouse Just Popped Up In Busy Copenhagen Intersection
One Danish architect shows us what the future could look like in a new project experimenting with "living architecture" and how urban environments may interact with nature someday.
This App Tells You The Closest Place You Can Refill Your Water Bottle
A new app called Tap wants to help you save money and the planet by buying less bottled water.
D.C. Makes Moves Towards Going 100% Renewable Energy By 2030
New legislation could make the nation's capital a world leader in renewable energy and put them on an accelerated timeline to 100 percent renewable energy by 2032.
This Stunning Eco-Resort In Tulum Is Made Out Of All-Natural Materials
The Mexican getaway offers five oceanfront rooms and luxury beach huts that were built to be as eco-friendly as possible.
This Tiny Island Just Announced It Will Host The World's Largest Microgrid
The 13th smallest nation on the planet will become home to the world's largest microgrid, a development that could help them run on 70 percent clean energy by 2050.
Majority Of Beer Drinkers Say They're Willing To Pay More For Sustainable Beer
A new study from Indiana University says most Americans are willing to pay more for their beer if it helps save the planet.
IKEA Has Sold 1 Million Veggie Hot Dogs In Two Months
Only two months ago IKEA began offering a meat-free hotdog on their cafe's menu and customers are responding in rapid numbers.
A New Report Says Solar Energy Could Grow 6,500% By 2050
Industry experts explain in a new report how the world's energy system will decarbonize by 2050 making solar energy one of the largest sources of energy in the world.
The Mayor Of Minneapolis Just Launched A Meatless Monday Supper Club
The mayor of Minneapolis is offering a new monthly meat-free supper club for community members to join him and other policymakers to discuss environmental issues impacting the city.
MIT Is Developing A Battery That Eats Carbon Dioxide
A new lithium-based battery could absorb greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere.
A Non-Profit In Berlin Just Offered To Buy An Ancient Forest To Protect It From Mining
Only 10 percent of the ancient Hambach Forest in Germany is left, but a Berlin-based nonprofit search engine wants to buy the remaining land for more than $1 million to save it from further mining.
Denmark Wants To Ban The Sale Of New Fossil-Fueled Cars In 2030
By banning the sale of fossil-fueled cars and making electric vehicles cheaper, the European country hopes to improve air quality.
One Trillion Watts Of Clean Energy Will Be Installed Globally By 2023
The International Energy Agency’s latest annual report says clean energy will only continue to grow around the world as an alternative to traditional power sources.
A New Law In Austin Requires Restaurants To Go Zero-Waste
As of Oct. 1, a new law in Austin requires local eateries to dispose of food waste in a responsible manner.
This Startup Helps People In Remote Areas Give Excess Solar Energy To Neighbors
One company has developed the world's first peer-to-peer solar electricity trading platform making it easy for neighbors with excess green energy share with others.
Zinc-Air Batteries Provide New Source Of Cheap Green Energy To Remote Areas
Deployed in more than 100 villages in Africa and Asia, industry experts are saying these green rechargeable batteries could be transformative.
Scientists Report Nepal's Tiger Population Has Nearly Doubled In The Last Decade
The tiger population in Nepal has nearly doubled since 2009 thanks to better protections for the endangered species.
Google Just Made A Tool That Could Help Cities Curb Their Carbon Emissions
Google has started estimating greenhouse gas emissions for individual cities as a way for community leaders to focus and improve local climate programs.
UK Calls For Third Of World's Oceans To Be Protected By 2030
The ambitious goal builds on the UK’s global leadership in protecting the marine environment – with more than 200,000 square miles of Britain’s coastline already protected.
World's First Hydrogen-Powered Train Launches In Germany
Germany just launched the world's first zero-emissions train for commercial use giving travelers an eco-friendly option for getting around.
Norway Is The First Country In The World To Ban Deforestation
Norway's the first country to outlaw deforestation, a groundbreaking move that could have major global impact.
Portland Is Now Sourcing Hydropower From Its Drinking Water
Thanks to an innovative new system designed to generate electricity from turbines installed in city water pipes, residents in Portland can turn on the tap and find both water and an energy source in the same place.
This Company Is Bringing Solar Power To Low-Income Communities In California
Sunrun, a residential solar and storage company based in San Francisco, believes clean and affordable energy is something residents across all income levels should be able to have access to.
California Will Launch Satellite To Monitor Air Pollution
Governor Jerry Brown announced at the Global Action Climate Summit the state of California will launch a satellite to track air quality.
UNESCO Launches New Platform For Travelers With ‘World Heritage Journeys’
UNESCO is launching the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage and sustainable travel.
NY Construction Worker Spent 6 Years Building An Energy-Efficient Little Hobbit Home
It's not only a sustainable, energy-saving abode but it's perfect for Lord of the Rings fans.
Apple Just Announced They're Investing In A 27,000 Acre Colombian Mangrove Forest
As part of the company's initiative to achieve carbon neutrality, Apple is on a mission to help save the world's disappearing mangrove forests in Colombia that can store up to ten times more carbon than any other type of forest.
Starbucks Launches Global Commitment To Build 10,000 'Greener' Stores By 2025
The company expects it will save some $50 million in utility costs over the next decade as a result of the plan.
Great Barrier Reef Shows Signs Of Recovery After Mass Coral Bleaching In 2016
The largest living structure in the world is showing signs of recovery after mild summer temperatures and cooperation among science and government in supporting the reef’s recovery.
UPS Deliveries Are Going Green With Innovative Electric Trucks
The company partnered with Arrival to design the new fleet of innovative-looking and sustainably designed electric delivery trucks.
NYC And London Mayors Urge All Cities Around The World To Divest From Fossil Fuels
Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City and Sadiq Khan, mayor of London, are asking the world's cities to join them in tackling climate change.
New Scientific Breakthrough Shows Plastic Waste Could Fuel Cars In The Future
It involves adding a light-absorbing material to plastic, placing it in a solution, and exposing it to sunlight.
People Are Visiting The Great Barrier Reef To Say Goodbye
As climate change continues to have a negative impact on the world's largest living structure more people are coming to bid farewell to the ancient reef.
California Is Aiming For 100% Clean Energy By 2045
The landmark law requires all electricity in the state to come from solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources.
10 Vegan Snacks You Can Order On Amazon
Vegan snacking has never been easier.
The Largest Supermarket Chain In The U.S. Is Banning Plastic Bags
The CEO of Kroger just announced a plan to phase out single-use plastic bags to become a fully sustainable business with zero waste by 2025.
The Largest U.S. Oil Company Wants To Buy Cheap Renewable Energy
Major oil companies are expanding their use of clean energy.
What Is Fast Fashion And How Does It Impact The Environment?
A beginner's guide to understanding the impact our clothes have on the planet.
U.S. Army Bases Are Installing More Solar Panels
The U.S. army has added around 94MW of capacity from renewables.