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The International Maritime Organization has just signed off on an International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters, more simply known as the Polar Code. This was developed in response to already
A new study shows extreme weather events and increasing usage of unconventional fossil fuels will leave national energy grids unable to keep up with increasing demands for energy, Motherboard reports.
Green Car Journal just announced its 11th annual Green Car of the Year award at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and this year's winner is… the 2015 BMW i3! The i3 impressed the jury with its all-electric
'Tis the season for celebration, and luscious libations will be popping on on everyone's tables from Thanksgiving 'til Valentine's day. This is the time of year when specialty liqueurs get special
You can generate hydrogen fuel from a variety of sources - including geothermal energy, solar power, wind turbines, and yes - human waste. The Fountain Valley Renewable Hydrogen Station in Orange County,
Toyota Unveils Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle With 300-Mile Range; Can it Kick-Start a Hydrogen Revolution?
A few months ago we gave you a hands-on first look at Toyota's upcoming fuel cell vehicle - and yesterday the automaker pulled out all the stops and unveiled the car's official name, performance specs,
Although Honda originally announced it would release its next generation fuel-cell vehicle next year, it's not due to arrive in 2016, but it will definitely be worth the wait. The automaker unveiled new
Photo © Yale B Quan Forestiere began building the underground arboretum in 1906 when he bought land near Fresno that he thought was fertile, but soon discovered it was hardpan. Seeking to escape the
In addition to chilly weather and the smell of wood smoke in the air, there's another aspect of winter that can be counted on year after year: the inevitable cold that everyone seems to come down with.
Malmö Marine Education Center Teaches Visitors About Global Warming by Replicating Marine Ecosystems
The architects have just released designs for their new building, which won first prize in a competition organized by Malmö City. The 32,292-square-foot, landscaped complex will feature a
Imagine reaching 207 mph in just 4.8 seconds - that’s a pretty impressive feat for any vehicle. Now imagine traveling that fast on a bicycle with a rocket strapped to it. Daredevil Francois Gissy just
Air travel produces roughly 5 percent of all carbon dioxide emissions, edging us closer to an era of runaway climate change. As part of an ongoing effort to develop greener planes and reduce the aviation
LA Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti called the approval "a milestone day in our goal to bring 'America’s Last Great Train Station' into the 21st century," adding that "Metro is now on the move
Greenheart is a growing social enterprise with big ideas. Design is nearly complete on Greenheart’s first innovation: a new class of sustainable, low-cost, zero-emission sail/solar-powered ship
Cooler weather calls for heartier meals and seasonal ingredients, so try out one of these simple vegetarian recipes featuring the "Three Sisters”: corn, squash, and beans. These three crops were once
This Incredible Living Building Hosts More Greenery on Its Facade Than the Original, Undeveloped Plot of Land
Next year will mark thirty years since the construction of artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser's iconic Hundertwasserhaus in the Kegelgasse district of Vienna, Austria. Hundertwasser's fantastical artistic
The spirits are stirring, the days are getting shorter, and shadows are stretching across the land - which means it's high time to get started on your DIY costume for Inhabitat's 2014 Green Halloween
If you love getting some air between you and the ground while doing tricks on your bicycle, then you will love the Paravelo. Designed by two British men who have a passion for both cycling and aviation,
Multicolor Recycled Shipping Containers Provide a Bright Learning Environment for Kids in South Africa
Johannesburg-based Architects of Justice were commissioned to design the library, but after the project ran out of money, the design team had to go back to the drawing board and come up with a solution
We recently cornered Moskovitz and pressured her to answer all our questions. What better expert on passive houses is there than someone who builds them and has studied them extensively? Her book The
Our sister site Ecouterre reported earlier this month that the U.S. government is offering up to $1 million to anyone who can come up with a more effective Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) design to
The timber-framed Turf House was commissioned by an ambitious couple set on building a low-energy eco-home and was completed for approximately $337,000 USD, including the cost of the land ($64,000 USD).
When it comes to hoverboards, we’re beginning to feel a bit jaded: we’ve been promised so much and yet we still don’t have a single working board to show for it. Nevertheless, the technology seems
INTERVIEW: Kacie Meyers, the 22-Year-Old Who Turned Discarded Wood Pallets into a Commercial Flooring Business
At a time when most college students are still trying to figure out how they want to make an impact on the world, 22-year-old Kacie Meyers is already building a business empire with Pal Hardwood,
The agarikon is one of the largest, oldest-living mushrooms in the world, and at least one scientist believes it holds the key for a cure to tuberculosis – along with many other illnesses. Paul Stamets,
Across the Himalayas, rural farmers and villagers rely on open, wood-fuelled fires inside their homes to cook their meals. The sheer amount of smoke created in these unventilated homes makes thousands
Before Puerto Rican architecture firm Díaz Paunetto Arquitectos were commissioned to refit this annex building at the Guardería Ecológica La Mina in Corozal, it had been abandoned for more than 20
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