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Montreal supermarket is Canada's first to grow produce on its own rooftop garden

When the Montreal borough of Saint-Laurent began pushing for green roofs, a supermarket wondered if it could do regulations one better. Fast-forward a few years and IGA Extra Famille Duchemin now claims to be the first grocery store in Canada to sell produce grown on its own roof. Show More Summary

Waymo’s Self-Driving Minivans Have Been Tested Extensively In Extreme Heat

Waymo's self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans have been tested extensively in extreme heat since stress testing began around a year ago, the company has revealed. To be more specific, much of the heat testing has taken place in Death...Show More Summary

Meet The Man Making Surfboards More Green

Surfing is an unfortunately wasteful sport. Surfboards can be made with one of two types of foam: polyurethane or polystyrene

Gorgeous modern home makes stunning use of recycled and salvaged materials

Architecture studio tenfiftyfive paired modern luxury with sustainable and nature-centric design in their design of this gorgeous house extension in Melbourne. Named the Park House, this Instagram-worthy dwelling is built around two mature gumtrees and clad in timber to blend into the surroundings. Show More Summary

More Drilling Than Ever on Public Lands

While media hounds sniff the Russia trail, Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke is authorizing more oil exploration on public lands than ever before.

Audi Sacrificed Pollution Control System For Sound Systems, US Regulators Allege In New Criminal Complaint

Why were many of Audi's diesel models not able to meet the stricter NOx emissions standards that went into effect in the US in 2007 without relying on fraud? Because meeting the new standards would mean reducing the size of the sound...Show More Summary

Skyrocketing Subprime Auto Loan Defaults Put Cities’ Transport Systems at Risk

Subprime auto loan default rates are rising, which could affect investors worldwide, as they have been purchased these loans through securitized bonds. If the bottom falls out of the market, there could be a huge dent in ridesharing across U.S. cities, as many Uber and Lyft drivers rely on sub prime auto loans to rent cars for work.

Even Smart People Are Still Arguing About Fossil-Free Electricity

At a pivotal moment for climate strategies, scientists and business leaders have started a public debate about how fast and how fully we can leave oil, coal, and gas behind. More people now recognize climate change as the pre-eminent issue of our time, a core focus of resistance, and a source of massive economic opportunities.

HP Transforms Plastic Bottles into Ink Cartridges and Economic Opportunities

HP teamed up with Thread to make ink cartridges with plastic from bottles recycled in Haiti. The initiative brings jobs to some of the world's most vulnerable populations.

Gehry Partners unveils plant-covered offices for Los Angeles

Frank Gehry’s firm Gehry Partners is bringing a burst of greenery to Los Angeles’ Playa Vista neighborhood. The world-renowned architecture firm unveiled renderings for their new eight-story office project, called New Beatrice West, that will incorporate the firm’s current offices next door. Show More Summary

Musk Breaks The Internet With Boring Company Tweets

Elon Musk took to Twitter today to say he has verbal permission to begin boring tunnels from NYC to DC. He also spoke about other routes under consideration. Musk Breaks The Internet With Boring Company Tweets was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

24 Hours With The New, Longer Range 2017 BMW i3 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

This review summarizes my early learnings in my first day with the new longer range BMW i3. A comprehensive review will follow, but I have found that some of the most important and impactful learnings about a vehicle arise very early...Show More Summary

Is The BMW i3 A Good Buy With Tesla Model 3 On The Way? (#Electrifying Webinar)

The BMW i3 is one of those electric cars that doesn't get enough love (in my personal opinion). It's a stunning vehicle, "the most advanced vehicle on the planet," according to respected engineering outfit Munro & Associates. It offers...Show More Summary

Waymo’s Self-Driving Pacifica Minivans Recently Underwent “First Emergency Vehicle Testing Day”

The self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans being used for testing by Waymo (Google) recently underwent their “first emergency vehicle testing day" — with the Chandler, Arizona Fire & Police Department — according to recent reports Waymo’s...Show More Summary

Harman Kardon’s Bold Vision For The Future Of Autonomous Electric Vehicles (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Harman flew me out to New York City to hang out for the weekend so they could give me a behind the scenes look at what they have been working on, all while we enjoyed the historic Formula E in Brooklyn. I spent the weekend with Harman’s top brass and grilled them about the company’s plans for the future. Show More Summary

Navya To Deploy 2 Driverless Shuttles This Autumn To Ferry University Of Michigan Students

Two of Navya's driverless multi-passenger shuttles will be deployed this autumn to ferry students at the University of Michigan from the North Campus Research Complex to the Lurie Engineering Center along a two-mile route, accordingShow More Summary

New Nissan LEAF e-Pedal Premieres September 6 — Simple Things Can Be Amazing

Nissan LEAF, the electric car that has made possible smooth, torquey, zero-emissions driving for hundreds of thousands of early adopters is premiering another innovative first on Sept. 6. Nissan just announced that the new Nissan LEAF will come with e-Pedal, another pioneering technology that puts Nissan at #1. Show More Summary

Elon Musk just announced he got verbal approval to build a New York to DC hyperloop

Elon Musk just announced that the New York City to Washington D.C. hyperloop is happening. Taking to Twitter, Musk said that he has received verbal approval to build an underground hyperloop, with at least a dozen entrance/exits in each city. Once completed, riders will be able to travel from city center to city center in under 30 minutes.[...]

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