A Silicon Valley office building that produces all the energy it needs on-site is a leading example of smarter, water-efficient architecture in drought-stricken California. The net-zero energy building, called Hanover Page Mill, wasShow More Summary
Anything that gets kid reading is a good thing, right?
The mayors of 4 of the world's largest cities -- Paris, Madrid, Mexico City, and Athens -- have publicly committed to banning all diesel vehicles from their jurisdictions by the year 2025. The announcements came at the recent C40 Mayors...Show More Summary
Dear Honored Veterans, Thank you for your service to our country, for your continuing dedication to the high values of our Constitution and principles of justice. Thank you for once again being willing to put yourself on the line. I have heard from thousands of people across America about the hope that you represent. Show More Summary
The top 20 CleanTechnica articles of the week (in terms of views) Model 3 vs Bolt, Solar Cell Efficiency, Solar Energy Facts, Anti-Elon Musk Lobbyists … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Connecticut enjoys one of the fastest-growing solar markets among the smaller US states. One reason is because the Nutmeg State actually receives more sunshine than most of the solar farms in Germany, with an average of close to 4.5 hours of direct sunlight for every 10 square feet (approx. Show More Summary
While many of us were tempted to postulate that Toyota's recent creation of an electric vehicle division perhaps wasn't a serious move, the recent appointment of company president Akio Toyoda as head of the division seems to contradict...Show More Summary
Many studies link exposure to nature to improved health and healing, but it’s risky to exposure immunocompromised patients to the dirt and microbes of the outdoors. That’s why science teacher and nature lover Katie Stoudemire created the WonderSphere, a sealed chamber that children can safely stick their hands into to touch and explore plant life. Show More Summary
This week, Anne-Sophie Garrigou, journalist at The Beam, interviewed Dr. Barbara Buchner and Dr. Frank Heinlein. The Beam Interview Series: Barbara Buchner (Climate Policy Initiative) & Dr. Frank Heinlein (Werner Sobek Group) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
After years of living in biopharma’s shadow, the cleantech sector is showing encouraging signs of life. New cleantech start-ups are popping up, and angel investors are again interested in investing in the promise of clean energy. According to the Propel(x) Survey of Angels, more than half reported that they are interested in the sector. Show More Summary
The CEO of GM, Mary Barra, has been appointed to President-Elect Donald Trump's 16-member economic and job creation advisory board — accompanied by the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase, Boeing, Walt Disney, Walmart, and others GM CEO Mary Barra...Show More Summary
Also published on EV Obsession and our Electric Car Sales page. The top 5 electric car models continue to dominate US electric car sales … for now. The Chevy Bolt hitting the market is sure to shake things up a bit, particularly as production ramps up and GM offers the car beyond California and Oregon. Show More Summary
Join C&A Foundation, Remake, Freedom Fund, and TriplePundit on Dec. 5th at 9am PT / Noon ET / 6pm CET, where we’ll discuss forced labor – an issue that still plagues supply chains around the world.
There's so much more to gardening than just creating a pretty yard. Gardening is a wonderful pastime that can soothe the soul and nourish the body all in one go - not to mention beautifying even the gloomiest space and even cleaning your air. Show More Summary
In a single day, outdoor retailer Patagonia raised 10 million bucks for the environment. All of the sales from Black Friday are going to grassroots organizations working to protect the planet. Think of it as a fundraiser for the Earth that shattered previous records. [...]
For those of us whose pets are practically our children, there's no question that Santa is going to be bringing them some holiday cheer this year. Buying presents for pets and seeing them enjoy their gifts is a delight. Whether you're...Show More Summary
Everybody loves receiving cozy mittens, caps and other knit gifts, but the environmentalists in your life will be especially pleased if theirs have been purchased from people who source only the greenest, most sustainable yarn. And if it's fair trade, what a bonus. Show More Summary
BYD's elevated, layered urban transportation system SkyRail was given its international debut by the company at the recent C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City, according to an email sent to CleanTechnica BYD Gives SkyRail System Its International...Show More Summary
It's not any sort of news that the top German auto manufacturers have been slow to embrace electric vehicles to date — well, basically all major auto manufacturers have been. The German manufacturers have largely opted to spend the last...Show More Summary
A rhino lying down in South Africa. Photo by Laurel Neme. An innovative, new technology might be able to protect rhinos like never before. Unveiled this week, the new system integrates a set of technologies--WiFi, thermal cameras, biometrics, closed-circuit televisions, and sensors--to create a security network across an entire game reserve. Show More Summary