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National Geographic Photographer Documents Her Daughter’s Magical Life with Animal Companions

Just like Tippi—the French girl who grew up in Africa—Amelia has shared her childhood with the kinds of animals that most of us will only ever see on the Discovery Channel or National Geographic magazines. “Since I was only three, it seemed sort of

Sun Above the Horizon: A History Of The Solar PV Industry, And A Look Ahead

Energy Post. The spectacular global growth of solar PV is one of the big energy stories of today. And it may well become the energy story of the 21st Century. Where did the solar revolution “suddenly”come from? And where will it take us? One of the pioneers of the sector, Peter F. Show More Summary

2.7 Billion+ Trips Taken On Public Transportation In 2nd Quarter

US public transportation ridership increased yet again in the second quarter of 2014. A press release report released by the American Public Transportation Association showed urban mobility increasing to over 2.7 billion trips on US public transportation in the second quarter. Show More Summary

Brad Pitt (Briefly) Mentions Charity Work on ‘Between Two Ferns’

Brad Pitt was grilled on everything from wife, Angelina Jolie, to even his charity work on the latest edition of the hilarious web series show, “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.” Read More The post Brad Pitt (Briefly) Mentions Charity Work on ‘Between Two Ferns’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Distributed Grid And Integrative Design in China Could Be Energy Gamechangers

Rocky Mountain Institute. In Part 1 we explored one of the gamechangers that would allow China to transition from fossil fuels to energy efficiency and renewable supply—oil-free mobility. In Part 2, we explore two other gamechangersShow More Summary

Japanese Study Shows Climate Change Could Mean More Girls Are Born Than Boys

A recent study carried out in Japan warns of yet another unexpected consequence of climate change: the study shows that male human fetuses are more sensitive to temperature differences than female fetuses and are more likely to spontaneously abort when exposed

Tiny and Affordable Russian DublDom Home Can Be Assembled in Just One Day

The new DublDom home is a modular dwelling fabricated not far from Moscow. Designed by BIO Architects, it can be used as a first home or vacation retreat, and consists of a gabled structure clad in dark metal sheets with a fully glazed end that opens up into

President Obama Should Embrace Disclosure of Climate Damage

Climate pollution threatens our children's health, cherished wildlife and forests, agriculture and our coastlines. Its impacts only get worse, and more costly, the longer we continue to make decisions for the future that commit us to more carbon pollution. President Obama has underscored his desire for the federal government to lead by example. Show More Summary

Removable Stacked Metal Cubes Filled With Plants Find Balance in Paris

Sou Fujimoto, who designed the 2013 Serpentine Gallery in London, just completed the Many Small Cubes installation in Paris. Commissioned by Galerie Philippe Gravier, Fujimoto's art and architecture installation is a delicately balanced series of metal cubes

China Sees Coal Use Fall For 1st Time This Century

According to data published by the China Coal Resource (and translated by the Greenpeace Energydesk), China’s coal use has dropped this year by 1.28%, a downward trend started in the second quarter of 2014 and continued in the third....Show More Summary

High-Tech Rogue C6 May Be the First Carbon Commuter Bike on the Market

David Lupafya recently launched a Kickstarter for the Rogue C6, an intelligent carbon hybrid bike that combines the ultra-lightweight and responsive features of a road bike with the technology and comfort of a commuter. Weighing in at just 20.5 pounds, the

Scientists Discover Oldest Human DNA Ever Found

Scientists have uncovered what they believe is the oldest human DNA sample ever found, a discovery that could help unravel the mystery of how humans spread out over the planet. Phys.org reports that DNA came from a Homo Sapiens femur bone that was found accidentally

Jaime Lerner's Pinpricks of Change

Urban Acupuncture / Island Press Jaime Lerner, one of the most influential urban leaders of our time, has written down all of his hard-earned wisdom about the city in one slim yet rich volume, Urban Acupuncture: Celebrating Pinpricks of Change that Enrich City Life. Show More Summary

The Real Climate Game-Changer? Humility and Hauling Ass on a Plan B

Ernest Hemingway wrote, "Never confuse movement with action." So while I applaud the 300,000 people who passionately hit the streets of Manhattan during climate week and am encouraged by the long list of commitments made by global thought leaders and organizations, I'll remain cautious. Show More Summary

Green-Roofed Turf House Uses Natural Materials to Disappear into the Scottish Landscape

The timber-framed Turf House was commissioned by an ambitious couple set on building a low-energy eco-home and was completed for approximately $337,000 USD, including the cost of the land ($64,000 USD). In contrast to the traditional stone crofter's cottages

Edie Falco Asks NJ Governor to Ban Gestation Crates

Another A-list star has joined the fight against gestation crates by writing a personal letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Just days after Danny DeVito released his awesome plea Read More The post Edie Falco Asks NJ Governor to Ban Gestation Crates appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Jessica Chastain Buys Her Mom a Vegan Food Truck

The Oscar nominee got her mom not only to become vegan with her delicious recipes but also to change careers and become a vegan chef. Read More The post Jessica Chastain Buys Her Mom a Vegan Food Truck appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Only Six Living Northern White Rhinos Are Left in the World

One of the few Northern white rhinos left in the planet has died, bringing the total number of surviving members of the species to six. According to a statement from Read More The post Only Six Living Northern White Rhinos Are Left in the World appeared first on Ecorazzi.

WATCH: Orlando Jones Cooks Vegan Halloween Dessert

The "Sleepy Hollow" actor assists Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, The Healthy Voyager, with a vegan Halloween dessert. Read More The post WATCH: Orlando Jones Cooks Vegan Halloween Dessert appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Zachary Quinto Joins the Fight to Stop Ebola

Actor Zachary Quinto took to his Twitter last night to urge his fans to help stop the horrific epidemic of Ebola in West Africa. Read More The post Zachary Quinto Joins the Fight to Stop Ebola appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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