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Keep up-to-date with what's happening to our planet with the latest environment news and editorial on environmental issues.

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I’m Dreaming of a Green-ified Christmas

Americans generate 25 percent more garbage than average (an extra 1 million tons per week) during the holidays.—Environmental Protection Agency Wrapping paper, packaging, tinsel and gas money; potato peels, tree trimmings, and receipts—soooo many receipts....
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Conserve Your EV’s Battery this Winter with these Helpful Tips

Winter’s here and wind chills have teeth chattering all over the northern hemisphere, but contrary to popular belief that doesn’t mean you’ve got to park your EV for the season. Though we’re not all lucky...
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Nature-Based Solutions: The New (Green) Kid On The Block

If we let it, nature can be a powerful ally in tackling climate change. When applied to cities, an emerging concept called “nature-based solutions” (NbS) can boost resilience and help adapt to and mitigate...

India Records Huge Solar and Wind Energy Growth

Based upon ambitious targets in renewables, India is increasing its total installed capacity in solar and wind energy via higher investments and research collaborations. India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set itself...
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WATCH: Elon Musk Unveils the Tesla Roadster 2020

In this video, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the company's newest electric model, an updated version of its Tesla Roadster. The new model, scheduled for release in 2020, goes from 0 - 60mph in...
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Shenzhen’s Bus Fleet Will be Completely Electric by Year’s End

The city of Shenzhen, China already has the largest electric bus fleet in the world, but by the end of this year it will also be entirely electric. In the video above, you can...
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How “Sponge Cities” Are Helping to Curb Effects of Climate Change

Sponge cities are becoming the latest trend in urban design to help curb the effects of climate change. A sponge city is a city that's "designed to passively absorb, clean and use rainfall in an ecologically friendly...
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Solar Glass Now Allows Large Scale Building Developments

It looks like solar power won’t just be for the homeowner anymore but also for condo residents and office workers. A company in Maryland called SolarWindow Technologies boasts a new line of product that allows...
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Volvo’s Transformation Into an All-Electric Auto Company

Volvo recently announced its plans of going all-electric by 2019, placing electrification at the center of its business. Though electric motors don’t automatically make a car an electric vehicle, this move by Volvo highlights the...
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Bjarke Ingels: Creating a New Definition of Sustainable Architecture

Bjarke Ingels and his Copenhagen-based firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) are redefining sustainable architecture by removing the sense of fear and obligation that comes with the term sustainability. When you think of the word “sustainability”...

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