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Game changer? VW says electric car range will be between 310-370 miles by 2020

Once we pass a certain range threshold, most people will have no reason to buy a gasoline vehicle.

This jacket uses 50 recycled plastic water bottles to keep you warm

"The 50" jacket from Dirt Ball Fashion is made from 100% recycled materials, and can be recycled again at the end of its life.

Some interesting entries in the Create the Future Design Contest 2014

The winner is Contour Crafting's 3D printed building, but wait, there's more!

Jevons Paradox and the Nobel Prize: Will LEDs really lead to a drastic reduction in electricity use?

Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger suggest that it won't, and for once, they might be right about something.

North America's avocado obsession is draining Chile's water supply

When California production slows in winter, we turn to Chile and Mexico to satisfy our avocado craving -- but that comes with a steep price for drought-ridden growers in Chile.

Photos: White oleanders in Italy

These flowers were photographed in Ventimiglia, Italy.

The latest in rocket mass heaters: Permaculture pundit Paul Wheaton on sustainable heating

The so-called 'bad boy of permaculture' advocates for rocket mass heaters as the most sustainable and cleanest method of heating our homes.

MIA wood pellet stove is part of a modular furniture system

Wood pellet stoves don't have to look ugly; this Italian design is customizable and fits into a system of add-ons that provide extra functionality and convenience.

Nature Blows My Mind! Rainbow colored trees grow over 200 feet tall (Video)

Indigenous to the northern hemisphere, these fast-growing trees shed bark to reveal incredible hues of the rainbow.

Coming Soon: Cheap light rooftop solar you can install yourself.

It's as easy as falling off a roof, as the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy makes rooftop solar plug-and-play

Industrial engineer quits job to plant mini-forests everywhere

Using efficiency techniques learned at Toyota, Shubhendu Sharma believes he can grow native forests faster than nature ever could.

5 reasons why you should take cold showers

Turning off the heat may not sound appealing, but there are real health and beauty benefits to be had by taking a cold plunge on a regular basis.

Soccer field lights powered by kids' pounding feet

A community soccer field in Rio de Janeiro stays well lit at night thanks to energy harvesting tiles laid under the turf.

Why corporate activism should be welcomed (and feared too)

Corporations can't have it both ways. Either they are for a truly low carbon economy, or they are not.

Everything is built out of recycled pallets at the PalletFest upcycling festival

The US' first upcycling festival is opening in Denver this weekend, featuring art, live music, upcycled fashion shows, and even pallet parkour.

Easy acorn squash stuffed with couscous [vegan]

The the word “stuffed” might make a recipe sound complicated, but it doesn’t have to be.

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