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Terrifying UN Report Warns Climate Change is Becoming Irreversible

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just released an alarming new report that shows unchecked greenhouse gas emissions are leading to inevitable and irreversible climate change. The report warns that higher seas, devastating heat waves, torrential

6 Environmentally Conscious Wineries Around the World

Bodegas Portia, Ribera del Duero, Spain Designed by Foster + Partners, the Bodegas Portia Winery features a dramatic central hub that makes use of gravity rather than machines to move grapes and wine around the facility. Topped with solar panels, equipped

Lack of Funding Delays California Earthquake Early Warning System

An earthquake early warning system for California was finalized two years ago and passed into law last year, but it has not yet been implemented pending funding. Given that estimates of the cost of last weekend's Napa Valley quake are reaching $1 billion,

We need smart thermostats because people are dumb

Critics argue we should focus on the basics before investing in expensive thermostats. But what if they are a gateway drug?

WATCH: Matt Damon Uses Toilet Water for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Matt Damon uses toilet water for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness over water sanitation. Read More The post WATCH: Matt Damon Uses Toilet Water for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on Ecorazzi.

New Tesla Ad Reflects On Life, What It Means To Be Good (VIDEO)

Another Tesla Model S fan-made/owner-made commercial is out. This one, published earlier this week on Vimeo, focuses on family, reflects on life, and what it means to be good. I don’t have much more to say about it, but I think it’sShow More Summary

Why Sleeping Bear Dunes is Considered One of America’s Most Beautiful Places (PHOTOS)

35 minutes agoLifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

Consistently rated as one of the most beautiful protected territories in the United States, the 111.2-square-mile glacially-carved Sleeping Bear Dunes lakeshore boasts incredible splendor: long, winding beaches, glacial moraines, sparkling lakes, and a plethora

Street Artist r1 Recycles Reclaimed Wood Pallets Into Mobile Pop-Up Benches in Johannesburg

38 minutes agoLifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

During the Absolut residency, the six artists shared an apartment in Jeppestown, Johannesburg where they exchanged ideas on how to design creative solutions to the city's issues. "The theme of the project was for us to transform the immediate surroundings

Jesse Eisenberg: An ‘Accidental’ Environmentalist

58 minutes agoLifestyle / Green Living : Ecorazzi

Actor Jesse Eisenberg‘s new flick, “Night Moves,” in which he plays an environmentalist, looks to have rubbed off on him in real life. The movie, which is being released internationally Read More The post Jesse Eisenberg: An ‘Accidental’ Environmentalist appeared first on Ecorazzi.

London To Test Wireless Hybrid Buses

In London, the city has begun trials of four fast-charging wireless hybrid buses that are cheaper to operate and quieter than their diesel-powered cousins London To Test Wireless Hybrid Buses was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

WHO: World’s Worst Ebola Outbreak Could Affect 20,000 People or More

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that the recent Ebola outbreak that started in March of this year is accelerating at an alarming rate and could affect more than 20,000 people before it is contained. More than 40 percent of the total number

Car Eats Self, Solves Lithium-Ion Battery Crisis

Cannibal cars can solve a global critical materials crisis for the EV market, based on a new process for rendering old tires into lithium-ion batteries Car Eats Self, Solves Lithium-Ion Battery Crisis was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Arjowiggins achieves ISO certification for energy management policy

The global paper manufacturer has implemented best practice in energy management across all four of its manufacturing sites, gaining ISO 50001 certification.

The Mystery of the Death Valley Sailing Rocks Has Finally Been Solved

Remember those crazy rocks that were mysteriously sliding along the Death Valley floor when no one was watching? Someone finally caught the stones in action and we finally know what is making them move. Three scientists slapped 15 GPS-loaded rocks onto the

Chinese Tesla Model S Road Trippers Put Their Route On The Hood

Some Chinese Tesla Model S owners are taking a big road trip using China’s still-nascent charging network. Actually, they will be installing charging stations along the way. This article about it is in Chinese if you happen to read Chinese. Show More Summary

Sustainable Palm Oil Sales Surge as Demand Meets Supply

Last week the RSPO announced that the sales of sustainable palm oil are surging as demand outpaces supply for the first time ever.

Heritage Preservation Spurs Tourism and Builds Strong Communities

Heritage conservation not only preserves historical record, it can open up a previously difficult-to-visit location to travelers and give them a whole new view of the region and its culture, while spurring tourism and economic enrichment in nearby communities.

Climate Denial Smokescreen Now Extends to South Asian Food Challenges

Numerous international aid agencies, as well as ratings services like Standard & Poors, have stated that the areas of South Asia and Southeast Asia are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of global warming. Yet a recent articleShow More Summary

Making Solar Available To Those Who Need It Most

Rocky Mountain Institute. By Laurie Guevara-?Stone. Here at RMI we love seeing electricity generated by the sun. And while it’s great to see large homes owned by the likes of Woody Harrelson and Will Ferrell being solar-powered, rooftop solar should be accessible to people across the socio-economic spectrum of the U.S., not just the one percent. Show More Summary

How Information Technology Can Help Bridge Gaps in Education

Fernando Botelho and his organization, F123 have developed low-cost open-source assistive technology for the blind. His initiative is one example of how information and communication technology can help bridge gaps in education.

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