Applications Open: Unreasonable Institute Looking For World-Saving Entrepreneurs

October 19, 2011 by  
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Image: The Unreasonable Institute I wrote last year about the Boulder-based Unreasonable Institute’s search for people who have great ideas, who think big, who want to change the world, and who seem like they can. Last year’s fellowship was a great success: … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Malaria Vaccine Breakthrough Could Save Millions of Lives!

October 19, 2011 by  
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Flickr / CC BY 3.0 After 24 Years of Research… According to the World Health Organization’s 2010 World Malaria Report , Malaria kills close to a million people each year, and more than 200 million people are infected. Fighting the disease is one of the top public health issues in the world, and reducing the number of cases (with the goal of one day eradicating it completely) is one of the low hanging fruits fo… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Toyota to Introduce Six New Hybrids in Next Two Years

September 14, 2010 by  
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The Prius has been a great success for Toyota, especially in Japan, but the carmaker is feeling pressure to stay on top as competitors release all-electrics (namely the Nissan LEAF ).  Trying to keep its share of the hybrid and electric market, Toyota has announced that they will be producing six new hybrid models by the end of 2012.  Two will be under the Lexus brand and the other four will be Toyota models.

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First Cross-Canada Electric Vehicle Trip Completed

September 13, 2010 by  
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A 1972 Volkswagen Beetle, converted to electric drive by the University of British Columbia Electric Car Club, has completed the first all-electric drive across mainland Canada . The 6,500 kilometer (4,039 mile) trip took two weeks, and was done without any accompanying support vehicles. With an electricity cost of about $3 per 300 km, the entire trip only used about $65 worth of electricity

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