Smokestorm Relief: What To Do During Smoke Pollution Events

August 23, 2018 by  
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Wildfires across Canada and the Western United States have plunged … The post Smokestorm Relief: What To Do During Smoke Pollution Events appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Public-Private Collaboration for Low Energy Buildings — Lessons from China

October 3, 2017 by  
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Rapid urbanization and population growth in China could increase building energy use by as much as 40 percent over the next 15 years. While public-private collaboration shows promise in helping accelerate global policy and technology deployment, significant challenges remain in effectively organizing and managing these partnerships. This presentation will review the current state of very low energy building design and retrofits in China and the lessons learned from six years of collaboration within the US-China Clean Energy Research Center consortium.

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The 2017 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

June 5, 2017 by  
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This year’s crop of young professionals from around the world are tackling the biggest sustainability challenges — inside companies, academe, media and the nonprofit sector.

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Whole Kids Foundation Focuses On Growing Healthy Kids

September 15, 2016 by  
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Whole Foods Market’s Whole Kids Foundation aims to raise $4 million to fund programs that give schoolchildren in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. better access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Why? Did you know… One in three U.S. children…

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8 food data companies to watch

August 25, 2016 by  
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What happens when you combine Big Data and the push for more sustainable food systems?

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Ingenious CRONZY pen can scan and write in over 16 million colors

August 4, 2016 by  
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The tool that starving artists everywhere have been waiting for is almost here. The CRONZY pen can write in over 16 million different hues , which makes it much more affordable and convenient than collecting mounds of expensive art supplies. It can even scan objects and capture their exact colors in just a few seconds, allowing artists to translate what they see on paper like never before. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0ewjKLyKlk The CRONZY pen is putting old school, multicolored click-top pens to shame. By linking to the smartphone app, users can click on the color selection they want – or scan a flower, painting, clothing, or any other surface – and start drawing right away. Favorite colors can be saved and shared on social media and the ink can draw on paper, canvas, and even skin. Related: This amazing 3D-printing pen can also cut, burn, and solder Those interested can support the campaign on Indiegogo , which still has two months to hit its goal. The kit comes with five interchangeable tips of various diameters, allowing for even more creativity and personal touch, as well as two ink cartridges and a charger. The team behind CRONZY hopes to start mass production and shipping by spring of 2017. + CRONZY, Inc. Via The Verge Images via YouTube

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Why Apple is buying and protecting forests

July 18, 2016 by  
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Inside the tech giant’s strategy to lower its paper footprint in China and the United States.

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Sweet deer lamps made of cardboard light up the holidays with LEDs

December 3, 2015 by  
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Looking for a fun new twist for your interior holiday decorating? Popup lighting has just the thing – a deer head lamp made out of cardboard that emits a soft gentle glow. Inspired by “the magical world of popup books,” these lamps enhance the ambience of a room without undue environmental impact. The cardboard heads are on sale until Christmas eve, but if you want something a little more permanent for your home, the company offers a variety of colored aluminum lamps as well. The wall-mounted pieces are self-assembled and come equipped with a cord. Simply plug it in and see your room pleasantly transformed. + Popup Lighting The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing.

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15-year-old intern discovers new planet

June 12, 2015 by  
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While plenty of kids are given the advice that one is never too young to start changing the world, it’s pretty safe to say very few teens have discovered a whole new planet. But on this third day of work experience at the University of Keele , England, Tom Wagg—then 15-years-old—was observing a star some 1,000 light years away when he noticed a small blip in the light that suggested a planet may be passing by, and orbiting, the star. Two years on, after further study by astronomers at the University of Geneva and the University of Liege, it’s been confirmed that Tom has in fact discovered a previously unknown, yet to be named, planet. Read the rest of 15-year-old intern discovers new planet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: exosolar planets , extra solar planets , keppler , nasa , new planets , teenage astronomer , tom wagg , university of keele , wasp , WASP-142b , wide angle search for planets

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Ditch the pods: Trinity ONE is the Swiss Army Knife of coffee makers

June 12, 2015 by  
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A new brewing experience awaits coffee lovers with Trinity ONE. The charming device needs no electricity, doesn’t use wasteful pods and best of all, its innovative design not only makes the perfect cup of joe, it also gives you the choice of how you want to brew your coffee: pour-over or air-pressed, cold or hot. Every piece has been carefully crafted not only to create the perfect cup of coffee, but to look amazing on your counter top too, taking up much less space than the current brewing alternatives. The metal stand and the finely crafted wooden pieces create a brewing device that is made to put out on display, giving you the perfect mix of design and function. Help bring Trinity ONE to the masses by supporting their Kickstarter today. + Trinity ONE on Kickstarter The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link. Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: all in one coffee maker , coffee , cold press coffee maker , drip coffee maker , Espresso Maker , kickstarter campaigns , no pod coffee maker , reader submission , Trinity One , Trinity One coffee maker

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