When the EPA announced its new regulations for coal plants back in July, the right wing media had a field day saying that the new rules, which will force the nation's dirtiest plants offline, would result
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In case you'd never heard of them, Made Out Portugal is a design platform for Portuguese designers developing work abroad, and works as an ever-changing collective of brands hoping to call attention to
Much to the disappointment of environmental activists nationwide, the Obama administration has given Transcanada the go ahead to construct the 1,711 mile Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry heavy oil
Giant Pandas are well-loved for their distinctive appearance and sedentary nature. Now they will receive even greater adoration and attention for their bowel-based contribution to the
The much-anticipated Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial dedication ceremony that was expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to D.C. this Sunday has been cancelled due to Hurricane
Canada’s tar sands have been dubbed “the most environmentally destructive project on Earth,” and guess what? Now a money-hungry oil company wants to transport that crude acidic oil
The 2nd generation Yaris will soon be hitting local dealerships, offering increased fuel efficiency at an incredible value. Recently, Inhabitat was asked to preview the Yaris, and we were more that happy
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemelo just announced, quite plainly, to Engadget that he doesn't believe in electric vehicles and therefore the world shouldn't hold its breath for a Ferrari EV. The
We've covered Solar Roadways' plans to transform U.S. highways into a vast, energy-generating network in the past, and this week the company announced that it will develop solar parking lots as well
If you've been wondering when stricter standards would be placed on long-haul, heavy-duty vehicles traveling the nation's highways, rest assured the day has finally come. Today, President Obama met with
Starting next year, thanks to a new set of standards issued by the Obama Administration as part of the Affordable Care Act, health insurance providers will be required to cover all government-approved
President Barack Obama announced this morning that his administration and the thirteen major automakers have come to an agreement to pursue a 54.5 MPG average fleet goal by the vehicle model year 2025.
President Obama recently called on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ensure that EVs weren't silently bowling over people who couldn't see, or hear, them coming, by mandating that EVs
If Congress can't reach a deal on the debt ceiling, we have a single week before the United States defaults on its debts, but the Republicans are still calling for some outrageous budget cuts to try to
Since the idea was first put forth last fall, we have been closely following the quest of U.S. Republicans to repeal the energy efficiency standards for light bulbs. Introduced by Representative Joe
China a world leader in clean vehicle production? Well, that’s the aim. As China moves to reduce their swelling greenhouse gas emissions, the central government has announced they will commit
The Obama administration is currently in talks with the three big automakers -- General Motors, Ford and Chrysler -- about future fuel efficiency standards, and it looks like the President's team is
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu just announced a conditional guarantee for a loan of up to $1.4 billion for Project Amp, the largest solar project in US history, which will work like a decentralized power
The House Appropriations Committee just passed their appropriations bill for next year's Department of Energy that slashes $1 billion from current spending for the department putting them at a cash
After a coalition of sun lovers petitioned for a solar array to be installed on the White House the President announced last fall that we'd see a sunny energy generator installed on the his abode by this
As part of President Obama's mandate that all new government vehicles use clean energy by 2015, the US government has decided to purchase 116 new plug-in -- some hybrid, some not -- electric vehicles.
The Obama Administration recently tapped Cameron Sinclair -- the founder of one of our favorite organizations, Architecture for Humanity -- to serve on an advisory committee for volunteer foreign aid
Scientists in Israel and Europe are working to develop highly intelligent, agricultural robots that could potentially benefit farmers and workers while helping to feed our ever-growing population. By
. The US Senate finally halted an effort by the Republican party to eliminate the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ability to limit greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles and large stationary
Your future iPod or laptop will soon bear the words “Conflict Free,” thanks to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed by President Obama last week. Apple and Intel have joined up
PPR Group recently launched PPR Home, a major sustainability plan in order to offset its entire 2010 footprint.
With President Obama aiming to have 1 million electric cars on the road by 2015, there has never been a better time for manufacturers of EVs to think big... or in this case, small. Like the electric
President Barack Obama will be speaking at Georgetown University today on the future of America's energy security. The President's remarks are set to be focused on the goal of reducing American dependence
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