The first and most effective thing we can do as individuals is to go vegan.
Steve Jurvetson recently posted a noteworthy piece on Flickr about Uber’s acquisition of Otto — the recently formed autonomous semi-truck technology firm composed of ex-Google engineers. The Otto team was acquired as a means of speeding...Show More Summary
Silicon Valley tycoon Peter Thiel and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy have nothing in common, except Libertarian philosophy and a disregard for democracy.
Last Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates instructed the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to reduce its reliance on privately run prisons.
While poachers are considered destructive criminals of the first order, few think of society as harboring a similar, if less blatant mentality in the handling of natural resources. Yet a poacher-like attitude is more pervasive in society...Show More Summary
As New Zealand transitions its national energy profile to clean renewable power sources, solarcity NZ is committed to helping communities ramp up production of solar power Solar as a Service: The Headache-Free Way to Have Solar Power...Show More Summary
In this edition of the clean transport and energy news roundup, we’ve got news about an e-bus charging calculator, California’s EV market share proposal, AAA’s EV charging trucks, the ethanol/high octane debate, a zero emissions Three Peaks Challenge, solar training shortfalls, Chile solar auction prices, and more. Show More Summary
Detectable anthropogenic climate change began considerably earlier than previously thought, according to new research from the international Past Global Changes 2000 year (PAGES 2K) Consortium. The new work — which involved input from...Show More Summary
By reclaiming precious metals from its 'urban mine' of obsolete electronics, Japan may be able to produce the medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics from recycled materials.
As we covered in quite some detail at the time, the Solar Impulse 2 recently completed the first round-the-world trip taken in a zero-fuel solar photovoltaic airplane. The final leg of that trip was completed on July 26th, when the Solar...Show More Summary
The house is located on a sloping site in Victoria, Australia. The configuration of the plot dictated the form of the building, which the owners wanted to be all on a single level for convenience. Completed in 2014, the building functions...Show More Summary
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Jeweled Flower Mantis found in Asian forests, is another reason to save these important ecosystems. Source Pinterest Forests:...Show More Summary
The second flight doesn't quite go as smoothly as the first.
New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.
How much of a difference it makes is another story, but it's the thought that counts.
The iconic red phone booths have been getting a variety of makeovers.
A rose by any other name may smell the same but these dozen flowers, plants and fungi just plain stink! The post Scents Of Doubt: The World’s 12 Smelliest Plants appeared first on WebEcoist.
If you've spent time in the woods in Maine, you know how hard it is to describe the peace and wonder that come with being amidst such natural beauty. Henry David Thoreau probably said it best when he wrote that "the tops of the mountains...Show More Summary
Another blatant hijacking of the word “vegan”