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Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid to Cost $29,000?

Granted, the rumors are the after-tax-credit cost, but $29k for an 80mpg mini van sounds too good to be true.

Henrik Fisker unveils the face of his Tesla-killer electric car

Automotive designer Henrik Fisker just revealed the first head-on image of his upcoming long-range electric car. The new design is sleek and aerodynamic, with adaptive LED headlights and a combination radar and camera mounted in theShow More Summary

US Grid-Scale Battery Start-Up Looks To Australia For R&D, Manufacturing

Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath The US company behind a promising grid-scale energy storage technology known as liquid metal batteries is looking to set up a collaborative research base in Australia, and possibly a manufacturing hub, as it begins to test its technology at scale. Show More Summary

Norwegian Youths Sue Their Government Over Climate Change

Originally published on PlanetSave Norway has a love/hate relationship with fossil fuels. On the one hand, it has plentiful oil and gas reserves which it sells to other countries. The profits go to fund much of the social programs Norway is known for. Show More Summary

Minnesota Dedicates Largest Solar Farm In Midwest, Shutters Two Coal Plants

Originally published on SolarLove This week, the North Star solar farm north of Minneapolis – St. Paul began producing electrical power for the first time. North Star is the largest solar farm in the midwest and will supply enough electricity to power 20,000 homes. Show More Summary

France Reverses Course and Nixes Carbon Tax Proposal

France's government scuttled plans to include a carbon tax in its fiscal year 2016 budget. The sudden decision comes at a time when France’s energy portfolio faces several challenges.

Supporting Older Americans Through Corporate Philanthropy

Some fear aging as a time of slowing down, but many embrace it as a time to enjoy hobbies, volunteer and spend time with loved ones. While there is no magic bullet to solve the complex problems facing seniors, there are ways companies can make a difference when it comes to healthy aging.

Dragon-inspired dinosaur egg museum in China is built from bamboo and concrete

Located in Qinglong Mountain National Geological Park, the dragon egg museum and its form was determined by the placement of the dinosaur eggs laid around 70 million years ago. The 70-meter-long building also pays homage to its moreShow More Summary

Materials Innovation Leads to More Sustainable Products

Material science plays an increasingly significant role in product development as businesses focus on sustainability.

How ‘Green Giants’ Use Sustainability To Grow Sales

In her recent book "Green Giants," Freya Williams identifies six factors common to companies with at least a billion dollars in annual green product sales.

JPMorgan Chase Wants to Help Small Businesses Owned by Minorities and Women

JPMorgan Chase is committing $75 million to support women-, minority- and veteran-owned small businesses over next three years.

5 Ways Food Startups Are Changing the Industry for Good

These companies are finding solutions to everyday problems by creating unique, out-of-the-box food products. What can we learn from them, and how can their concepts drive a better food system?

Climate Change This Week: Running Out of Earth, Inspiring Students, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this family of Amazon tree frogs, is another reason to preserve carbon storing forests. Source Alamy Forests: the cheapest...Show More Summary

A river made of 10,000 glowing books flows through Toronto

This large, interactive art installation is created by group of anonymous artists/activists who "want literature to take over the streets and conquer public spaces, freely offering those passersby a traffic-free place which, for some...Show More Summary

2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winners

The Natural History Museum’s winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year for 2016 highlight the wonders of nature captured from behind the camera lens. The 52nd edition of the NHM’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition resulted in 10 winners in 10 categories from 8 different countries. Show More Summary

Solartab is back with a more powerful (and waterproof) solar tablet charger

The newest version of this solar charger & battery is lighter and offers a more powerful solar panel, and includes dual USB ports and a USB-C port.

Tackling the International Wildlife Trade Head-On

The first week of meetings for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has just concluded--and there has been pleasant progress so far! Straight away, Committee I tackled the global problem of trade in pangolins, about which I've written before. Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2016

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More than 120 arrested at pipeline protest in North Dakota; More arrests at tar sands pipeline protest in Ottawa, Canada; Toxic gas pipeline rupture kills 1 in Nebraska;...Show More Summary

'All the World's A Stage,' But Our Parks Must Remain A Public Trust Forever

"Like the universal markers of time BC and AD, I count my life in terms of BP and AP - Before Parks and After Parks. That's how important national parks are to me," begins my article in the Summer/Fall issue of Orion Magazine, part of a collection edited by Dr. Show More Summary

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