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The envelope, please: BuildingGreen's top 10 green picks for 2016

It's a ritual; they pick the ten top products and I complain that they are not sexy. This year is different.

Americans would support a higher gas tax if told how the money would be spent

Would you support a higher gas tax if it meant that the additional money would be spent on improving transportation energy efficiency and repairing roads and bridges?

Elon Musk wants the next Gigafactory to be in Germany, has conducted secret talks

When you are making multiple copies of something new, the hardest one to make by far is the first one. After that, it's just "cut & paste"...

Paris climate talks will move forward despite attacks, some demonstrations may not

The French government officials have confirmed that international climate change talks will go forward later this month as planned.

Facebook now lets you donate to charities with just a couple clicks

Non-profit organizations can now use the site to run fundraising campaigns and the simplicity could make a big impact.

In praise of frugality

People wonder why they can't save money, and yet they spend money like it's going out of style. Whatever happened to "living within one's means"?

Minimalist cork-like stools are made from landfill-diverted seagrass

Tons of seagrass from the German coast are landfilled each year, but this designer believes there could be many ways to reuse this natural material.

How to make pesto with crazy greens

Embrace the onslaught of kale and other winter greens by giving them a summer spin.

First ever porous liquid shows promise for carbon capture

Up until now, only solid materials have offered the ability to capture materials using the filtering power of pores

Photo: Long-tailed weasel is ready for winter

In northern areas, this coat of this species may turn white, like the one you see here.

VW discovers more gasoline models with "implausible CO2 figures"

The manipulation apparently extended beyond the diesel engines with emission-cheating technology.

These Internet of Things devices can earn you cash by reducing your energy use

By reducing electricity demand during peak hours, OhmConnect and smart home devices can put money back in your pocket.

DNA sequencing reveals that parasite is actually a tiny jellyfish

Using genome sequencing, researchers have discovered that parasites called myxozoans are actually microscopic jellyfish.

Green building is gaining ground and it’s within your reach

More and more green building materials are becoming available to the average person, whether you’re renovating your kitchen, adding a new deck or replacing a window.

Czech out the Oppidum, the ultimate apocalypse hideaway

Because the greenest bomb shelter is the one that's already in the ground.

Solar bicycle lane's first year is "a great success"

The $ 3.7 million dollar bike lane generated $2,000 worth of electricity. Now that's a return on investment!

5 ways to reduce waste at the coffee shop

Plan ahead and you'll never have to accept a paper cup again.

UCS Study: Electric cars 50% greener than gas

And they'll just keep getting better as our grid improves.

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