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Death by 'capacity factor': Is this how wind and solar ultimately win the game?

This might seem like an arcane point, but it's actually crucial to explain why renewables will dominate faster than some people think.

5-hour Energy creator to roll out pedal-powered energy solution in India

Pedaling for an hour on Manoj Bhargava's 'Free Electric' hybrid bike can supply 24 hours of electricity for a rural household.

Imagine meatless Monday at the school cafeteria

Is the dream of sustainable agriculture a nightmare for the beef industry?

What's the best way to sell the Passive House concept?

Quick take: Stop talking about energy and start talking about comfort, security and quiet.

Cacti are endangered for a surprising reason

These hardy plants have met an adversary worse than drought.

Nutritower is a vertical farm for your tiny condo

Winter is coming. This may be the answer to the locavore's prayers.

What you should know about honey before you buy it

Raw unfiltered honey is a very different product from the filtered honey sold in supermarkets. Educate yourself to know the differences and to know what you're really getting.

Wildlife is absolutely thriving at Chernobyl disaster site

The number of wolves alone around Chernobyl is more than 7 times greater than can be found in other nature reserves.

Forget the war on the car, let's build a multi-modal future

Chris and Melissa Bruntlett get around on bikes, transit, foot and occasionally car. It works.

GM is building a fleet of self-driving Chevy Volts for its employees

It will test them at the Warren Technical Center campus, where employees will be able to order a ride with a smartphone.

This social enterprise is creating a fair trade system for recycling plastic waste

Plastics for Change aims to help decrease plastic pollution, increase the use of recycled plastics, and help urban waste pickers earn a fair wage.

5 new species from the Eastern Himalayas

As with many biodiversity hotspots, new discoveries are being made all the time.

Photo: Ocelot and its shadow

I love the way this cat’s shadow echoes its profile.

How to survive a flood

Here comes the rain again... know what to do before, during and after a flood.

Is Elon Musk hiding something big in plain sight?

Is Model X designed to be the ideal driverless Uber-like taxi?

Passive House and modular construction were made for each other

If you are going to build in remote sites you cannot beat modular. If you have expensive energy you can't beat Passive House.

SunPump pumps new life into solar thermal heating

This new design might be the nail in the coffin of geothermal heat pump systems.

North America's bottled water addiction comes at a steep price

The amount of oil required to make plastic bottles and the inefficiency of the recycling process make bottled water a terribly wasteful habit.

How to cure lawn lust in 6 minutes

Addicted to a lush green yard? It’s time to change the paradigm and kick the grass to the curb.

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