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The Seychelles, a small cluster of islands off the coast of Africa, may be the canary in the coal mine when it comes to rising seas as a result of global climate change. According to new...
December 1, 2009 10:59am |
A new stoplight design concept adds a progress indicator to calm drivers and give them more accurate feedback.
December 1, 2009 10:39am |
In honor of the 2010 World Expo, Romania has set out to build a $3.5 million, five-floor spherical "apple" called the "Greenopolis," designed to encourage healthy lifestyles.
1 | December 1, 2009 9:43am |
Talking about sustainability and why I gave up my luxury lifestyle and what I always considered to be "everything" to live in a pod made from reclaimed materials, in an "intentional community"...
December 1, 2009 9:22am |
The Finnish capital of Helsinki is preparing to house what may be the greenest data center on the planet.
9 | November 30, 2009 1:45pm |
Evan Kopelson took the plunge two weeks ago to be sustainable. That leap meant he said "So long!" to his Beverly Hills lifestyle to live in a yoga pod in a communal environment. "The...
1 | November 30, 2009 1:15pm |
A new biodegradable battery made of cellulose promises to offer thin, flexible, lightweight, inexpensive and environmentally-friendly batteries made without metal parts.
8 | November 30, 2009 9:59am |
CERN's Large Hadron Collider on Monday became the world's highest energy particle accelerator, accelerating its twin beams of protons to an energy of 1.18 TeV and breaking a world record held...
7 | November 30, 2009 9:20am |
Vertical integration is hot as companies look to combine hardware and software (Oracle and Sun) as well raw materials and manufacturing (steelmaker Arcelor) and other PepsiCo (beverages and...
November 30, 2009 4:46am |
In a speech at TEDIndia, statistician Hans Rosling predicted the exact date that India and China's economies will catch up with the U.S. and the U.K.
12 | November 25, 2009 8:22am |
U.S. president Barack Obama will travel to Copenhagen next month for the United Nations climate change conference to deliver a speech promising widespread emissions reductions.
November 25, 2009 7:59am |
Looking to buy a 'green' toy for the holidays? San Francisco based Green Toys manufacture their toys out of recycled milk containers. The safe plastic material is called high-density polyethylene...
1 | November 25, 2009 2:33am |
A massive carbon sink, the world's oceans are unable to absorb all of the carbon dioxide emitted from the burning of fossil fuels, according to a new study.
4 | November 24, 2009 2:01pm |
The Solar Impulse team has promised to go "around the world in a solar airplane," and the first steps with a prototype aircraft have been recorded.
November 24, 2009 1:00pm |
India said last week that it will spend about $900 million on solar energy.
1 | November 24, 2009 12:08pm |
Green construction could add hundreds of billions of dollars to the economy, according to a new report released by the United States Green Building Council.
2 | November 24, 2009 11:38am |
Home Depot and Lowe's are stocking fewer fake Christmas trees this year as consumers look to save money.
November 24, 2009 10:59am |
Researchers in MIT's Touch Lab have developed BlindAid, a system that helps the visually impaired "feel" their way around a virtual model of a room or building so they can familiarize themselves...
November 24, 2009 10:10am |
Hackers have exposed e-mails authored by top climate scientists that suggest that data was tampered with to support the theory of anthropogenic, or human-caused, global warming.
16 | November 24, 2009 8:44am |
A new map of Mars based on NASA data shows that Mars once had a humid, rainy climate, according to newly published research.
November 24, 2009 8:12am |