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The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road

Tesla’s Model 3 is making progress heading out to customers (though not as much as either Tesla or those on the waiting list would like) and as a result, we got a chance to spend some time in one of the new production models that just rolled off the line. The Model 3 is a […]

The Tainted Water Crisis In Upstate New York That Andrew Cuomo Can’t Shake

The City of Newburgh’s desperate bid to eliminate the chemical contaminating its water could radically change the way New York regulates water, and create major problems for the military.

Tesla Semi does its first production cargo run with batteries on board

Tesla is putting its new electric Semi to work, with its first run as a "production" vehicle -- for a familiar client. Tesla itself is the customer, as the trucks were equipped with trailers loaded up with battery packs fresh from the Gigafactory assembly line, heading to the Tesla Fremont car factory in California.

These electric Porsche 911s can go 250 miles on a single charge

Who says classic cars are meant to be collector's items rotting away in a garage? Dutch company Voitures Extravert is on a mission to turn vintage cars into electric vehicles revamped for today's world. Using state-of-the-art fast-charging technology, the company is breathing new life into Porsche 911s from the '70s and '80s. Show More Summary

To Slow Climate Change, The U.S. Needs To Address Nuclear Power’s Dismal Economics

If nuclear power is to be part of a U.S. climate change strategy over the next century, policymakers must address its increasingly precarious economics.

Space10 is taking on fast food with bug-based burgers and meatballs

Space10 is re-inventing our favorite fast food dishes in a delicious and sustainable way. We've all heard that meat is awful for the environment, but that doesn't make the cravings for a juicy burger easier to ignore. And what's a backyard...Show More Summary

After EPA Flip, A Push To Block ‘Harmful’ Pesticide

Stateline home page Sign up for exclusive state policy reporting and research After a change in administration meant a reversal

Meet the Monocabin, a tiny home rental mere steps from the Aegean Sea

Milan-based Mandalaki Design Studio has created the gorgeous all-white Monocabin - a prototype for micro-living rentals located on the Greek island of Rhodes. At just over 270 square feet, this micro-home is made out of modular concrete panels and inspired by the island's traditional architecture - which is simple, clean and cozy. Show More Summary

Winter Storm Dumps Heavy, Wet Snow On Northeast, Leaving Thousands Without Power

Up to 2 feet of snow accumulation was expected in some inland parts of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts and 18 inches was possible in Maine.

Porsche’s Mission E Cross Turismo is the EV crossover you want

Porsche unveiled a new concept version of its forthcoming Mission E all-electric car today at at the Geneva Motor Show. The Mission E Cross Turismo is a crossover utility vehicle with all-wheel drive, four doors and a larger cargo capacity for making sure you have plenty of room to stow your skis before you hit […]

90% of bottled water contains microplastics, according to a new study

If you thought you were safe drinking bottled water, think again. The Guardian reports that a new study commissioned by Orb Media has found microplastics in 90 percent of 259 bottles of water tested. Surveying several brands in nineShow More Summary

Gift Shop Stunt Ups Pressure On Natural History Museum To Jettison Trump Megadonor

Hundreds of scientists are already demanding Long Island billionaire Rebekah Mercer leave the museum board over her climate change denial funding.

This French art collective is building the world's largest hanging garden

French art collective Les Machines de L’ile is embarking on plans to build the world's largest hanging garden - which will be on the scale of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The Nantes-based design team is currently working on what they...Show More Summary

RRAs Mandal Slipway offers a contemporary twist on the local Norwegian vernacular

This striking timber housing development breathes new life into the former industrial area of Mandal at Norway’s southern tip. After five years of development, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter recently completed the Mandal Slipway Housing Complex, a residential project that combines contemporary timber construction with local vernacular building traditions. Show More Summary

Urban Rivers designs a multiplayer Trashbot Game to clean the Chicago River

The non-profit organization Urban Rivers is currently fundraising to deploy a remote-controlled, trash-cleaning robot on the Chicago River. Urban Rivers already has a prototype out in the water and hopes to expand this into a full-fledged, multiplayer internet game. Show More Summary

The melting Arctic is already changing the ocean's circulation

In the far North Atlantic, scientists have uncovered new evidence that an unusual infusion of freshwater into the ocean may already be affecting the ocean's circulation. Mostly likely sourced from melting glaciers in Greenland or Arctic sea ice, the freshwater remains on the surface of the ocean for longer than denser saltwater. Show More Summary

Ryan Zinke claims wind energy contributes to global warming

Wind turbines kill up to 750,000 birds every year, according to Donald Trump's Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke. There's one problem with that figure: it's grossly overstated. Zinke also condemned wind power for its carbon footprint — which he said is significant.[...]

BIG unveils designs for bow tie-shaped National Theater of Albania

Albania’s capital of Tirana is undergoing exciting changes — and it will soon see the construction of a new National Theater of Albania designed by Bjarke Ingels Group. The proposed bow tie-shaped theater is an extension of the government’s ongoing efforts to turn the city into a greener, more pedestrian-friendly place to live, work, and travel. Show More Summary

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