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President Obama said he will use all of his powers -- including the power of the veto -- to defend his plan for climate change, the White House said. This announcement comes on the eve of new rules that
596 Acres Living Lots Identifying unused urban spaces and working with disenfranchised residents to reclaim them for public use, Living Lots has already transformed dozens of spaces in New York City.
https://youtu.be/xKRIE_Oiu94 Raw data often doesn't mean much until you do something with it. The data visualization wizards at NASA are no strangers to making raw data meaningful. Now, they have come
DC Solar Freedom in cooperation with DC Solar Distribution is making millions of dollars worth of solar equipment available to colleges and universities across the nation at no cost. The program will
Renewable energy has been taken to new heights, as the Cochin International Airport in India has become the world’s first solar-powered airport. Being able to claim the title “absolutely power
We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow Technologies. In a webinar today, the Maryland-based startup
Watershed Materials Develops Geopolymer Technology To Turn Natural Clays Into Durable Building Products Up To Twice as Strong as Traditional Concrete, Watershed Materials’ Sustainable Geopolymer
The world's largest hydrogen fueling station could soon become San Francisco's biggest landmark. A feasibility study is currently being done on the station by U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime
When we think of solar power, we usually think of solar panels but we should really be thinking about plants. After all, plants are the original solar power generators, turning the sun’s rays into
Now in its second year, the annual perFORM competition challenges architecture students and interns to design a mixed-use building that’s both high performance and high design. The 3 Green Bars Building
The Pond House has been a long project in the making. When Holly, who is also a principal of Holly & Smith Architects, and his wife Denise purchased the 15.5-acre plot of land, the couple saw the
There won’t be any pilgrims aboard the Mayflower when it sails across the Atlantic in 2020. There actually won’t be anyone aboard the ship, as this research vessel will be entirely unmanned. The wind-
We all know about Earth Day and Arbor Day, with their focus on renewable resources and an appreciation for our great planet, but have you heard of Overshoot Day? The Global Footprint Network has been
Back in 2013, the Bjarke Ingels Group broke ground on what is slated to become the world's cleanest power plant. Located in Copenhagen, Denmark, the 95,000 sq m Amagerforbrændingen Energy Plant will not
The geopark's public plaza needed to take into account the site's commercial interests while preserving its historical, natural, and cultural significance. "Our response celebrates the plaza's gateway
Many scientists have been eager to explore the concept of carbon capture, and especially the concept of transforming greenhouse gases into methanol for several years. It's an encouraging concept for
Sierra Club is pushing to kill 450,000 trees in the San Francisco Bay Area – SIGN this petition to stop the madness
Before Europeans moved into the San Francisco Bay area, the region was mostly grasslands and scrub, with very few trees. Through the generations, trees were brought in from other parts of California and
Fungi could save the world, as Paul Stamets has been preaching for decades. The majority of carbon sequestration in northern forests is facilitated by fungi, clean-burning biofuel can be created by
INHABITAT: What inspired you to write 'Cradle to Cradle' (the book) and launch the Cradle to Cradle system? William McDonough: From an early age, I was fascinated by differing attitudes towards
British architect Amanda Levete designed a blooming LED-lit temporary pavilion for Australia's annual MPavilion in Melbourne which will immerse visitors into a unique soundscape. The petal-shaped canopy
Located close to Saint-Pancras station, the building is currently under construction and is due to complete in October 2014. The building's interface to the masterplan was conceived through a
The world's fastest-charging electric bus, which takes as little as 10 seconds to completely recharge, is now in service in the coastal city of Ningbo, China. The bus, manufactured in Ningbo by China
NASA and other agencies are finding indications that an intense El Niño event may be heading to the west coasts of the North and South Americas soon. While this may sound dandy for drought-stricken areas
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.
Coal and wood pellets aren’t the only things burning at the Drax Power Station in Yorkshire, England. The world’s biggest “green” power plant is under fire for its claims to be the first
Following last year’s landing on comet 67P, studies are uncovering the presence of organic compounds and the scientific community is buzzing at the larger implication: comets really could be carrying
While environment-related headlines regarding China often focus on the devastating smog that coats major cities in the nation, there's reason for optimism where their energy-future is concerned: namely,
America's Clean Power Plan will—if it passes—slash carbon emissions, reduce coal power's hold on the energy sector and boost renewable energy development.
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