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Mom can’t get a grip when it comes to her vegan son

These parents were thrust in to the world of raising a vegan and promptly began praying on a pound of bacon that it was just a phase.

European Investment Bank Approves €1.3 Billion In Climate Investments

As part of a larger €7.3 billion investment package, the European Investment Bank has approved more than €1.3 billion in new loans for resource efficiency and climate related investment. The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced mid-September...Show More Summary

Global Offshore Wind Market Reached Nearly 12 GW In 2015

The global offshore wind market reached nearly 15 GW in total capacity by the end of 2015, according to new figures from Navigant Research. In a new report from global research firm Navigant Research analyzing the global offshore wind...Show More Summary

How to stay popular despite going vegan

Read on for ways you can stay vegan without imposing your strict lifestyle on others.

Bad weather means milk gets dumped into waterways

We don’t need another reason to despise milk production, but here it is.

Beautiful prefab houseboats let you live on the water with a minimal energy footprint

Though Bluefield Houseboats is based in Ireland, the design/build firm delivers worldwide and handles all aspects of the design process, from initial consultation to the final handover. All houseboats are manufactured in a factory before they’re shipped out for on-site assembly. Show More Summary

9 of the most impressive Living Building Challenge certified projects

Image: Ethan Drinker Photography 1. Smith College Bechtel Environmental Classroom The Bechtel Environmental Classroom, designed by Coldham and Hartman Architects, is a former pastoral observatory transformed into a green learning space in Whatley, Massachusetts. Show More Summary

New York City To Host Formula E Electric Car Race In July 2017

The Formula E series of electric car races will be headed to New York City towards the end of July 2017, putting on a pair of races along the Brooklyn waterfront. The tentative dates for the two races are: July 29 and July 30, 2017.Show More Summary

No Surprises Here, New Ford Focus Electric To Have 100 Mile Range

GM’s decision to boost the Chevy Bolt’s range enough to get a 238-mile EPA rating may have come as quite a surprise to some of us, but we shouldn’t be holding our breath waiting for other manufacturers to do the same from the looks of it. Show More Summary

Aerovelo shatters human-powered vehicle speed record again at 89.59 mph

Last year Aerovelo broke a world record at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge with a bike that hit 85.71 miles per hour (mph). This year they one upped themselves, smashing that record again - twice. Their Eta bike, powered by Todd...Show More Summary

India's new Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land

A new solar power innovation launched earlier this summer in India, generating the same amount of power as a conventional array, but on a much smaller plot of land. The Solar Power Tree, developed by Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI) went online recently in New Delhi. Show More Summary

New USPS Mail Trucks May Use Hybrid Or Electric Powertrains

The USPS’s search for an updated, modern mail delivery truck — which has been dubbed the “Next Generation Delivery Vehicle” search — may lead to an electric or hybrid design, according to recent reports and the USPS itself. The US government...Show More Summary

Google Not At Fault In Recent Self-Driving Car Crash In California

One of Google’s self-driving test vehicles, a Lexus RX 450h hybrid sport utility vehicle, was recently involved in a serious crash in Mountain View, California. While no one was injured in the accident (there was an occupant in the Google...Show More Summary

Tesla Autopilot V8.0 — What Happens When You Ignore Warnings?

As we reported previously, Tesla’s software v8.0 update has brought with it some major changes, amongst which is a new, more aggressive warning system intended to catch Autopilot users/drivers who become inattentive. The new warningShow More Summary

This could be the United States' first endangered bee species

The world's bees are dying - and one particular species may soon become the United State's first endangered bee. The rusty patched bumble bee has suffered a staggering 90 percent decline in population over the last 20 years. If a new...Show More Summary

Student discovers a way to destroy superbug bacteria without antibiotics

A 25-year-old student has discovered a way to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria without pummeling them with more antibiotics. Shu Lam successfully destroyed superbugs in lab tests using a star-shaped polymer that literally rips the cells to shreds. Show More Summary

Classic Car Replicas Recycled From Scrap Metal

Most cars are scrapped at the end of their lives but a select few – on view in Pruszków, Poland – swim against the current by being born AT the scrap heap. The post Classic Car Replicas Recycled From Scrap Metal appeared first on WebEcoist.

Satellite Pins Texas Earthquakes on Oil and Gas Wastewater

Fossil industry woes continue as new satellite data linked strong earthquakes in Texas to oil and gas wastewater disposal wells.

Global Aviation: Innovation and the Modern Silk Road

Air travel connects people, creates economic opportunity and support sustainable urban development. But it isn't all pie-in-the-sky. Significant challenges remain if we are to meet the development and climate goals outlined by United Nations -- and aviation will play a huge role in a low-carbon future.

White House: Climate Change is a National Security Issue

A new Presidential Memorandum calls on more than 20 federal agencies to take the national security implications of climate change into consideration. This is a step in the right direction as evidence of the link between climate stress and conflict grows.

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