Jessica Dailey

 

Jessica is a Brooklyn-based freelance journalist. A Pittsburgh native, she moved to New York to pursue her love of writing. She holds bachelor’s degrees in English and Art History from the University of Pittsburgh and received her master’s from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She loves reporting on art, food, and the green community in New York City. When she’s not searching for the next best story, she spends her time foraging at Greenmarkets, whipping up new recipes, and exploring the city’s endless art scene.

Jessica Dailey
British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

In response to the incandescent ban, designer Tom Dixon created an over-sized energy efficient light bulb.

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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Escalates, Helicopters Dump Water on Crippled Fukushima Plant

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Escalates, Helicopters Dump Water on Crippled Fukushima Plant

Military helicopters drop water on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in hopes of cooling the troubled reactors.

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Exactly How Bad is the Nuclear Crisis in Japan? Experts Disagree on the Severity

Exactly How Bad is the Nuclear Crisis in Japan? Experts Disagree on the Severity

While nuclear energy experts disagree on just how bad the current state is at Japan's stricken nuclear plants, there is one thing that they are all certain of: the situation could get worse.

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Blu Homes Announces That Its Prefab Houses Save Homeowners 50-70% in Energy Costs

Blu Homes Announces That Its Prefab Houses Save Homeowners 50-70% in Energy Costs

Blu Homes modular houses significantly outperform Energy Star rated homes, which save 20 percent compare to conventional homes.

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Radiation Fears Escalated by Continuing Problems at Japanese Nuclear Plant

Radiation Fears Escalated by Continuing Problems at Japanese Nuclear Plant

A third blast and fire at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station increase the risk of a full blown nuclear meltdown in Japan.

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Used EV Batteries Will Help Power Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant

Used EV Batteries Will Help Power Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant

Ford is working with Xtreme Power to test the reuse of electric vehicle batteries for solar power storage at its Michigan Assembly Plant.

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Awesome ABC LEGO Spaceships by Cartoonist Mark Anderson

Awesome ABC LEGO Spaceships by Cartoonist Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson's intricate letter-shaped LEGO spaceships make the alphabet fun for all ages.

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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Worsens, Radioactive Releases Could Last Months

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Worsens, Radioactive Releases Could Last Months

As Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, nuclear energy policies around the world come under scrutiny.

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How Will the Crisis in Japan Affect Global Nuclear Energy Policy?

How Will the Crisis in Japan Affect Global Nuclear Energy Policy?

As Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, nuclear energy policies around the world come under scrutiny.

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Research Finds Banana Peels Can Efficiently Remove Toxic Metals From Wastewater

Research Finds Banana Peels Can Efficiently Remove Toxic Metals From Wastewater

A group of Brazilian scientists found that minced banana peels can remove toxic metals from wastewater up to 20 times better than some commonly used materials.

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Japanese Nuclear Plant Rocked by Earthquake, Nuclear Emergency Situation Declared

Japanese Nuclear Plant Rocked by Earthquake, Nuclear Emergency Situation Declared

The 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, March 11, caused massive damage and destruction, including the failure of a nuclear power plant cooling system.

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Scientists Developing Self-Healing Plastics Inspired by Rubber Tree Plants

Scientists Developing Self-Healing Plastics Inspired by Rubber Tree Plants

Research centers around the globe are working to develop eco-friendly self-healing plastics.

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Bolefloor Creates Eco-Friendly Floors by Following Trees’ Natural Curves

Bolefloor Creates Eco-Friendly Floors by Following Trees’ Natural Curves

Using specially designed technology, Bolefloor creates eco-friendly flooring by following trees' natural curves and optimizing the wood produced.

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BP Execs Awarded Hefty Bonuses Despite Gulf Oil Spill Disaster

BP Execs Awarded Hefty Bonuses Despite Gulf Oil Spill Disaster

BP awards two senior executives bonuses for 2010 despite the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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Food Giants Costco & Sodexo Pledge to Offer Only Sustainable Seafood

Food Giants Costco & Sodexo Pledge to Offer Only Sustainable Seafood

In their latest sustainability plans, Costco and Sodexo both pledge to use and sell only sustainably caught seafood.

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Cargill Will Propel Its Ships Using SkySails Kites to Cut Fuel Consumption

Cargill Will Propel Its Ships Using SkySails Kites to Cut Fuel Consumption

Cargill partners with SkySails to use the company's kite technology to propel a 30,000 ton cargo ship.

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Chinese Designers Build 5-Ton Transformers Megatron Tank from Scrap Metal

Chinese Designers Build 5-Ton Transformers Megatron Tank from Scrap Metal

Chinese metal crafts factory Wing Wah created a 5 ton replica of the Megatron Tank from Transformers 2 using mostly scrap materials.

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Fort Benning Army Base Converts Landfill Gas into Energy With FlexEnergy Powerstations

Fort Benning Army Base Converts Landfill Gas into Energy With FlexEnergy Powerstations

A U.S. military base in Fort Benning, Georgia will use Flex Powerstations to convert the gases created by its landfill into its electricity.

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SunChips Unveils New, Quieter 100% Compostable Bags

SunChips Unveils New, Quieter 100% Compostable Bags

SunChips announced yesterday that created a new, quieter plant-based bag.

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Greener Lighting Policies Kill the Incandescent Easy Bake Oven

Greener Lighting Policies Kill the Incandescent Easy Bake Oven

The Easy Bake Oven's wasteful 100 watt incandescent bulb will be outlawed, thanks to energy efficient lighting regulations.

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Heinz to Use Plant-Based Bottles Made by Coca-Cola

Heinz to Use Plant-Based Bottles Made by Coca-Cola

This summer, Heinz will being using Coca-Cola's PlantBottles for all 20 oz. ketchup packaging.

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If 1 in 4 of Us Switched to Reusable PeopleTowels We Could Save Enough Trees to Cover Alaska

If 1 in 4 of Us Switched to Reusable PeopleTowels We Could Save Enough Trees to Cover Alaska

PeopleTowels are reusable personal hand towels made from 100 percent organic, fair trade cotton.

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United Nations Report Says Just 2% of GDP Would Create a Green Economy

United Nations Report Says Just 2% of GDP Would Create a Green Economy

A new report by the UNEP says that just 2 percent of the global domestic product could move the world from fossil fuel dependency to a low carbon economy.

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Maersk Buys 10 Triple-E Vessels, the Greenest Container Ships Ever Built

Maersk Buys 10 Triple-E Vessels, the Greenest Container Ships Ever Built

Maersk will buy up to 30 Triple-E ships, the world's most eco-friendly container ship.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant In San Francisco Is a Gorgeous Indoor Wetland

Wastewater Treatment Plant In San Francisco Is a Gorgeous Indoor Wetland

The new office building of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will use a Living Machine constructed wetland to clean its wastewater.

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Harvard Study Reveals Coal Energy To Be One of the Most Expensive Forms of Power

Harvard Study Reveals Coal Energy To Be One of the Most Expensive Forms of Power

A new Harvard study found that whatever money is saved in operation costs is completely negated by the cost coal plants inadvertently pass on to the American public: $345 billion.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Rejects $2.4 Billion for High Speed Rail

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Rejects $2.4 Billion for High Speed Rail

In a move that shocked and outraged officials and citizens, Florida Governor Rick Scott said he will reject the $2.4 billion in federal funds allotted for a high speed rail route from Tampa to

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New Automated Technology Makes E-Waste Recycling More Efficient

New Automated Technology Makes E-Waste Recycling More Efficient

A new recycling plant recently opened by Sims Recycling Solutions just outside of Toronto is using a new automated technology to better separate and recycle the parts of old electronics.

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EasyJet Coats Airplanes With Ultra Thin Paint To Reduce Fuel Consumption

EasyJet Coats Airplanes With Ultra Thin Paint To Reduce Fuel Consumption

A high-tech coating used on military aircraft could make commercial planes more aerodynamic and allow them to fly more efficiently through the air.

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Japanese Inventor Akinori Ito Creates Machine That Converts Plastic Bags into Fuel

Japanese Inventor Akinori Ito Creates Machine That Converts Plastic Bags into Fuel

But Japanese inventor Akinori Ito created a machine that converts ubiquitous plastic bags into fuel. The carbon negative system is now being sold by Ito's Blest Corporation.

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