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The world’s two biggest carbon polluters just reached an unexpected and major climate deal to slash greenhouse gases and increase investment in renewable energy. President Obama and President Xi Jinping
Inhabitat's Green Halloween Costume Contest is underway for 2014. To help you get in the spirit of things, we're revisiting some of our past contest favorites, along with all their handy DIY instructions.
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
AATA Architects first carefully selected the site location and building orientation to the sun in order to minimize the cabin's energy consumption. Special attention was also given to the windows, which
Carbon nanotubes have been used in everything from energy-free lights to oil spill clean-up technology, and now a team from Rice University has used them to develop a paint that transforms any surface
Created as part of the MiniCO2 Houses development project, the design for the Adaptable House is based on the belief that flexible design reduces resources needed and carbon emissions. Reconfigurable
As politicians begin to use economic arguments to support cutting carbon emissions, a new study from MIT has confirmed that the flow-on health benefits of emissions reductions could save billions of
As part of its quest to be carbon neutral by 2025, Copenhagen is looking hard at the kind of street lamps it should have. The city is setting up an experimental laboratory called the Danish Outdoor
Hypetex, the world's first colored carbon fiber brand, teamed up with London furniture designer Michael Sodeau to create Halo, a minimalist lounge chair made from Hypetex’s high-tech composite carbon
Located on the University of Brighton's campus, the Waste House was designed by BBM Director Duncan Baker-Brown in collaboration with undergraduate Brighton students. The contemporary home is made from
Did you know that the carbon footprint of a diamond necklace is the same as that of drinking 1,333 pints of beer? Or that a mile traveled by a subway train has the same carbon footprint of 3 teapots
Ralph Allen Yard is located in Combe Down, an area in the southern part of Bath that is well known as the source of the stone from which the city was built. To celebrate this rich history, the mixed-use
Students in the College of Architecture at IIT recently completed FIBERwave, a full-scale carbon fiber pavilion that was built following a successful Kickstarter campaign. Designed as part of the student
Clean technology researchers just killed two birds with one stone by coming up with a new way to capture carbon dioxide and turn it into useful chemical compound via solar energy. In collaboration with
NASA just successfully launched a new satellite that will track atmospheric carbon dioxide - the greenhouse gas that most climate scientists agree is the main driver of global warming. The Orbiting Carbon
The EPA recently released their proposed greenhouse gas performance standards for existing power plants, but these standards will require substantial time and investment to implement fully. Supporting and
Copenhagen office Leth & Gori decided to create sustainable homes by revisiting materials and solutions from historic houses that have proven to be robust and have a long life span. Part of a
At the forefront of the practice of digital fabrication in the building industry, FACIT uses CNC routers to manufacture “cassettes” out of sustainably harvested plywood. These are filled with spray
Things are suddenly looking promising for next year's UN climate change conference in Paris. Less than 24 hours after President Obama announced a proposed 30 percent cut in power plant carbon emissions by
Carbon fiber is quickly becoming the material of choice for automakers as they seek to reduce the weight of their vehicles, but does bamboo have the potential to replace this material in the future?
If you can't wait to get your little tyke on a bike, checkout GreenChamp Bikes, a company that's about to launch their bamboo balancing bike for kids to Kickstarter. Built for children aged over 18 months
The famous Isle of Man TT Zero race for electric motorcycles kicks off next month and Sarolea's new SP7 carbon fiber electric motorcycle will be competing against the world's best battery powered
Bevan Architects' peaceful rural holiday cottage offers a discount for travelers who arrive on foot or bicycle. The home responds to its rural context by incorporating elements of local building
Monday marks a major milestone for life on Earth, and it isn’t one to be proud of. Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are the highest they have been in at least 800,000 years, reaching beyond 402
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory just released its annual energy flow charts, and the latest infographics reveal that Americans used more energy in 2013 from all sources -- renewable, fossil and
After making appearances throughout Europe, the Leaos pedal-assist electric bike is finally coming to the U.S. The futuristic bike features state-of-the art technology such as sensors and Supernova LED
A team of Chinese designers has developed a brilliant Waterwheel washing machine that combines the mechanism of modern spinning washing machines with traditional washing techniques used in ancient China.
Scallop photo from Shutterstock British Columbian company Island Scallops has reported a loss of three year’s worth of product due to high ocean acidity caused by carbon dioxide pollution. Around 10
Several U.S. Supreme Court justices just confirmed that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sufficient power to regulate carbon emissions. A case brought by 13 states and several power companies
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