Electric vehicles will herald in a new age of clean air on busy city streets, but they can also serve a secondary purpose of solving the energy storage issue of renewables.
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Most people know about renewable energy in the form of solar, wind or geothermal power, for example, and the biggest and best firms in the world are pouring resources towards finding better ways to produce longer lasting products with less input. Little is being done, however, to foster a strong network of projects that reduce greenhouse […]
The USGS estimates that 10 million tons of CO2 was released over the 9 hour eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980. That’s a pretty huge number, but passenger vehicles in the USA alone emit as much CO2 as a Mt St. Helens eruption happening somewhere in America every 3 days.
The world is waiting to hear what President-elect Donald Trump has in mind for governing the U.S. Among the biggest questions is what will happen to the budget for climate and energy-related activities.
Does the result of the election threaten to ruin Thanksgiving dinner with your family? Here are some strategies for dealing with Thanksgiving with President Trump on the menu.
What role do mission-driven businesses have in ocean conservation? Meet Shilpi Chhotray, the founder of Samudra Skin & Sea, a social enterprise focused on responsible products and increasing ocean awareness.
Stand.earth (formerly ForestEthics) is working on a campaign to get Starbucks to use recyclable cups, and picked up a check for $40,393 from CREDO’s June (2016) donations program.
If you are concerned about the health of Earth’s biosphere and the threats to biodiversity, and want to take action to move things in a better direction, consider attending a 3-day environmental conference sponsored by Ecologistics, Inc.: The Deep Ecology Collaboratory.
By Katie McBeth The Olympic Summer Games are fast approaching, and sport’s fans around the world are starting to feel Olympic Fever. Yet this year is full of issues. From the spread of a virus with little background or research, to the closing of soup kitchens in the poor districts due to underfunding and a […]
Nestled quaintly between the Sierra Madre Mountains, its lush jungle and a long expanse of picturesque Pacific coast is the Mexican village of San Francisco, or San Pancho as it is lovingly referred to by locals. San Pancho is well-known for its beauty and charm. However, it is also well-known among Mexican children, youth and […]
Molekule has created a lovely indoor air pollution solution that starts with just one molecule… but just might be bigger than us all.
Sustainable architecture is easier than ever to pursue with all the gorgeous design options to choose, like natural slate.
Learn about ways that building are becoming more sustainable with outside-the-box thinking about materials sourcing, design, and alternative structures.
Throughout history, materials and advances in material technology have influenced humankind. Now we just might be on the verge of the next shift in this type of technology, enabling products and functions we never believed possible.
Originally published on Sustainnovate. The Spanish utility company Endesa purchased 410 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of solar electricity during a recent solar energy auction for Portugal and Spain, according to recent reports. The solar auction in question ended with a price of €39.6/MWh/megawatt-hour ($43.82). The aforementioned 410 GWh of solar electricity equates to roughly 681 megawatts (MW) […]
Originally published on Sustainnovate. February 2016 was the most anomalously warm month — 2.43° Fahrenheit (1.35° Celsius) warmer than the average from 1951 to 1980 — in 135 years of record keeping, according to NASA.
Originally published on Sustainnovate. The UK government will be enshrining the net-zero emissions climate change goal that resulted from the COP21 talks in Paris into law, following advice from the Committee on Climate Change, according to recent reports. The news was revealed by the UK’s Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom to the House of Commons earlier […]
By Nicolette Smith Before dawn on February 10, 2016, the people of Hawaii and the surfing world turned their attention to Waimea Bay on the North Shore of Oahu. Thousands made their way through the darkness onto the beach and surrounding cliffs in anticipation of the famous Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Contest. The swells […]
Originally published on Chomping Climate Change. Walking by fruits, vegetables, or other plant material growing in sunshine, the fragrance is often exhilarating. That’s in part because plant material in sunshine creates oxygen, at the same time as it absorbs greenhouse gas from our atmosphere. But walking by livestock, the opposite happens, either in daylight or nighttime; there’s normally an unpleasant […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. by Kyle Field The guys over at the Autoline Network dug a bit deeper into the BMW i3 in a video discussion earlier this year, pulling in industry experts and BMW Product Management rep John Kelly to really unpack the car even further than just nuts and bolts… going all the way down […]