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Floating sky gardens and rooftop terraces join two halves of this tower in Taiwan

Aedas has unveiled plans for a soaring 656-foot tower that’s broken into two pieces held together by a series of ‘floating’ sky gardens and glass boxes. The architects drew inspiration from the Chinese character ‘?’ in the logo of the Taichung Commercial Bank.[...]

Unilever Slams The Door On Social Media Hate Speech And “Fake News”

In an extraordinary speech on corporate social responsibility, Unilever CMO Keith Weed takes on social media, Russian troll farms and US political leadership.

Gleaming copper-colored steel wraps a solar-powered Dutch sports campus

You don’t need to be a sports fanatic to be taken with Sportcampus Zuiderpark—a €50 million sports park designed to promote a healthier society in The Hague, Netherlands. Completed by British design studio Faulkner Browns Architects,...Show More Summary

Microplastics: In Our Soils Too?

Since plastic does not decompose naturally, most of the plastic we have produced to date is building up in our landfills or our natural environment.

Perkins+Will designs LEED Gold-seeking academic building for York University

Perkins+Will has won a design competition for the Toronto’s York University School of Continuing Studies, an eye-catching building that will target impressive eco-credentials. The design, which beat out a shortlist of seven proposals, is expected to meet a minimum certification of LEED Gold with potential for net-zero energy and net-zero carbon. Show More Summary

Tempe Police Chief Says Uber “Likely Not” At Fault In Pedestrian Death

The chief of police has issued a statement that Uber does not appear to be at fault in the fatal accident that killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona over the weekend. The investigation is ongoing.

Companies Showing Disconnect Between Climate Risk Awareness & Action

A new report published this week by CDP and CDSB shows the existence of a clear gap between many companies' awareness of climate risks and opportunities and their preparations for actually tackling them, revealing a disconnect between awareness and action. 

If you’re mourning Sudan the rhino, go vegan

The world needs more vegans because more than dollars or pledges or sad-emoji riddled posts, our individual efforts can stop the demand for horns, for zoos, for animal flesh, and for the exploitation of any living being.

Criticize veganism, but don’t discredit it

Oppressive and harmful behaviour has no place in a movement rooted in anti-oppression.

Hundreds Come Out For Tesla Model 3 Event In South Florida (Video)

Having taken delivery of his Tesla Model 3, our founder (and Dad) Roger Pressman decided it was worthwhile to show off the car locally here at the EVANNEX offices in South Florida. Even with the Model 3 currently on display at a local Miami store, RSVPs came flooding in via Tesla Owners Florida (special thanks to Club President Larry Chanin). Show More Summary

Lying Car Companies Would Rather Poison You With Emissions Than Build Cleaner Cars

The Association of Automobile Manufacturers has filed a report with the US DOT and NHTSA filled with lies and distortions provide by the fossil fuel industry.

Siemens Plans To Build $37 Million 3D Printing Facility In The UK

Siemens has announced a new $37 million 3D printing facility for Worcester, UK. It will home to 50 3D industrial printing machines and bring 55 new jobs to the area.

India Advised Against Levying Import Duty On Solar Cells & Modules

The Indian government has been advised by multiple entities not to levy import duties on solar cells and modules.

Vattenfall Awarded Two Subsidy-Free 350 Megawatt Offshore Wind Farms In Netherlands

Swedish power company Vattenfall has been awarded the contract to build two 350 megawatt offshore wind farms in the Netherlands which, upon completion in 2022, will be the first offshore wind farms to be built without subsidies. 

250 Megawatt Project At Landmark Indian Solar Park Gets $146 Million Funding

Mahindra Renewables has announced that it achieved financial closure for a project it was awarded at the Rewa solar power park.

Scientists aim to use lasers to turn light into matter

Scientists at Imperial College London are attempting to use powerful lasers turn light into matter, potentially proving the 84-year-old theory known as the Breit-Wheeler process. According to this theory, it is technically possible to turn light into matter by smashing two photons to create a positron and an electron. Show More Summary

Facebook & Adobe Sign PPAs For Electricity From Enel’s 320 Megawatt Rattlesnake Creek Wind Farm

Enel Green Power North America announced on Monday that it had signed two Power Purchase Agreements with Facebook and Adobe for the electricity generated from its soon-to-be-completed 320 megawatt Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in Nebraska. 

Suzlon Energy Commissions Largest Wind Turbine In India

One of India’s leading wind energy solutions providers, Suzlon Energy, has announced a new wind turbine that could help generate significant savings for project developers as competition in India’s wind energy sector intensifies.

New evidence suggests a massive magma plume under Yellowstone Park

A new study reveals evidence of a massive plume of magma beneath Yellowstone National Park - and it could run all the way to Mexico. Scientists have debated the presence of a plume for years, and if one does exist, it would explain the heat that bubbles to the surface in the park.[...]

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