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Americans Don't Walk Much, and I Don't Blame Them

(Today’s article is excerpted and adapted from the 2014 book People Habitat: 25 Ways to Think About Greener, Healthier Cities, distributed by Island Press.) This won’t be breaking news to most readers, but Americans don’t walk very much. Show More Summary

Denza EV Production Begins, Will Launch Soon

The product of Daimler and BYD is the Denza EV, and production has already begun in order to hit a launch date later this month Denza EV Production Begins, Will Launch Soon was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

2015 Kia Soul EV Gets Ready To Rumble, Fast-Charging Style

You've seen the dancing hamsters, now check out the new DC fast charging network Kia Motors has in the works for its hotly anticipated 2015 Kia Soul 2015 Kia Soul EV Gets Ready To Rumble, Fast-Charging Style was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

ESTIA is an Ethically Built Wooden Shelter that Overlooks Ancient Italian Ruins

42 minutes agoLifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

The ESTIA wooden cabin stands on stilts among the mountains of Camigliano, near the San Michele Cave. It was designed to provide shelter from the elements while offering magnificent views into the landscape. It was built as part of the “Update” workshop

Where is the practice of futures heading next?

James Goodman, Forum's Director of Futures, explains how futures techniques prompt creative thinking, and why prototyping the future is the next logical step.

Toxin is Causing Pelicans to Drop Dead Out of the Sky in California

All along California’s coastline fisheries have been shuttered, marine hospitals have been flooded and birds have been dropping dead right out of the sky. The problem? A dangerous neurotoxin called domoic acid. As nutrients from human activities are pushed

COBE Transforms Old Industrial Silo Into High-Rise Housing in Copenhagen

Topping out at a little over 200 feet, the 17-story tall silo is the largest industrial building in Nordhavn as well as one of its most well-known and iconic landmarks. The architects hope to maintain the identity of the silo while reinterpreting it in a modern

Obama to Seek ‘Politically Binding’ Climate Agreement

With a United Nations summit meeting coming up in Paris next year that will attempt to come up with some kind of meaningful global agreement, the president is determined not to show up empty-handed this time.

Green Job Openings More Than Double in the Second Quarter of 2014

More than 12,500 clean energy and transportation jobs were announced in this year's second quarter (Q2 2014), more than double that of Q1, according to a report from Environmental Entrepreneurs released on the eve of the Labor Day weekend.

The Value of Bike Sharing: Looking Beyond Carbon Emissions

When it comes to how green bike-sharing programs are, the focus should be their well-being impact, not their climate impact.

A Young African-American Banker with Pride

Having been called on as a millennial to share my story for this article, I’m a little less suspicious of the label, and a little more interested in exploring what it means to me and what it might mean for the investment community. All...Show More Summary

Taking Sustainability Beyond the Company Walls

The difference between SABmiller's approach and other company-centered 'efficiency' efforts is the depth of focus outside the company's own walls.

Hawaiian Utilities Want To Triple Rooftop Solar Capacity

RenewEconomy. Just months after being ordered to lift their game on distributed, grid-connected solar, Hawaii’s investor-owned electric companies have revealed plans to triple the amount of rooftop solar installed on the island state by 2030. Show More Summary

No more animal testing with human organs-on-a-chip

A new chip that mimics human organ functions could be the beginning of the end for drug testing on animals.

Despite Bully Tactics, We Can’t Stop Using Uber

Nobody likes a bully. But tell that to Uber, which has made little effort to shroud its back-handed tactics to annihilate its ridesharing competitors, namely Lyft. Leveraging a war chest which now has grown to some $1.5 billion dollars,...Show More Summary

Passive House Standard Results in Energy and Cost Savings

Some of the most energy-efficient homes on U.S. soil, Belfast Ecovillage homes use 90 percent less energy to heat and cool.

The Online Artisan Marketplace: A Huge Boost for Handmade Products

The internet has made it far easier for the online artisan marketplace to thrive, allowing many to sell their handmade goods quickly and easily.

Artist Buries $16k Worth of Gold Bullion that People Can Find and Keep

Yarr, if it’s gold you be seeking, to England you should go: a German artist has buried $16,000 worth of gold bullion in the sand of the Outer Harbour beach in Folkestone, which people can come and search for this Thursday as part of the Folkestone Triennial.

Vivint Solar IPO Rundown

Solar Love. Vivint Solar announced last week that it’s putting forward a $200 million IPO to the Securities Exchange Commission to finance future growth. The Vivint Solar IPO is an interesting one for many reasons. Currently number two,...Show More Summary

How Much Do You Really Spend On Energy?

By Micha? Bacia How your day-to-day decisions affect the climate is hard to access and measure. How your day-to-day decisions impact your finances is significant, direct, and can be measured precisely. Our focus will now be on money, your money. Show More Summary

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