Elon Musk Answers Reddit’s Questions on Everything

October 7, 2011 by  
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Photo: Youtube screen capture CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, Chairman of SolarCity, and Tony Stark Model Too few entrepreneurs dream big. Most would like to create a popular iPhone app rather than aim high. But not Elon Musk. The co-founder of Paypal is now trying to make life multiplanetary with SpaceX , make cars run on electricity with Tesla Motors , and make solar panels affordable to all homeowners without the need for a big investment thanks to Sol… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Dissent Rocks Final Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Hearing

October 7, 2011 by  
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Photo: Jungbim via Wikimedia Commons , CC BY-SA 3.0 Today saw the US State Department’s final public hearing before the Obama administration reaches a decision on whether or not to approve the Keystone XL pipeline . The 1,700 mile pipeline would, as you likely know, carry exceptionally … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Chart Shows Corruption in Govt Review of Keystone XL Pipeline

October 7, 2011 by  
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Image via foe.org A new chart out today illustrates the revolving door between politics in DC and the oil industry: specifically TransCanada , the company behind the Keystone … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Future of Transportation on a Planet with 7 Billion People

September 29, 2011 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC Take a Step Back and Look As we near the moment when our planet officially hosts 7 billion people (of course this is just a statistical guess – nobody’s sure precisely how many humans are on Earth), we need to take some time to think about some of the big issues that we’ll have to face in the future. Transportation is a big one, and in this post I will try to take a bird’s eye view of what we should focus on and how we should approach the problem. I certainly won’t pretend to have all the answers, but… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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9 Green Brains Tell Us What They’d Fix First (Slideshow)

April 20, 2011 by  
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If nothing else, Earth Day is a moment to take pause and reflect. It’s a time to take stock of the state of the environment, the tenor of environmentalism, and the impact of past actions. This reflection, however, inevitably leads to a single conclusion: There’s still a lot of work to be done

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Trash-Sorting Robot Could Reduce Waste Going to Landfill by 50%

April 20, 2011 by  
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Images via ZenRobotics When it comes to sorting recyclables from trash bound for the landfill, much of the work has to happen by the people throwing away the materials, before waste management comes to pick up trash bins. However, robotics companies are continually working on ways that trash-sorting robots can ensure fewer recyclables head into landfills

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