This interactive infographic lets you visualize global carbon emissions

July 10, 2015 by  
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If we are going to really start tackling climate change on a global scale, we are going to need to be able to identify the major culprits of carbon emissions. To help make the job easier, the World Resources Institute created the CAIT Climate Data Explorer, which lets you conceptualize the world’s emissions in one handy, interactive infographic. Head over to the tool  to play around and get the full emissions picture. + CAIT Climate Data Explorer via Treehugger   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , Climate Change , climate change infographic , data visualization , emissions , emissions infographic , global warming , infographic , visualizing climate change , visualizing emissions

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Bolivia’s charming Wiracocha offers pilgrims a thatched adobe refuge

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Google Glass is dead, long live Google Glass

January 25, 2015 by  
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  The opportunity to buy Google Glass is now past. The test drive is over. The beta install has expired. The free trial membership has ended. The testing phase of the product development life cycle has come to a close, and Google Glass has graduated. Early adopters who already scored a pair are probably wondering what will happen next. Read on to find out. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: augmented reality , Explorer , Google , Google Glass , product testing , Products , software , Technology , wearable technology

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Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia for $15 Worth of Electricity

February 11, 2013 by  
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A lightweight carbon-fiber car that runs on lithium-ion batteries and a portable wind turbine has just traveled 3,000 miles across Australia—and it used only $15 worth of electricity. The car, dubbed Wind Explorer, was designed by New Jersey-based Evonik Industries to demonstrate the potential of the company’s developments in battery power and lightweight materials . Read the rest of Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia for $15 Worth of Electricity Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon fiber car , clean energy transportation , energy efficient cars , Evonik Industries New Jersey , fuel efficient vehicles , green technology , green transportation , hybrid cars , lightweight electric vehicles , lightweight materials , lithium ion battery cars , wind energy , Wind Explorer car , wind powered car

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Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia for $15 Worth of Electricity

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A lightweight carbon-fiber car that runs on lithium-ion batteries and a portable wind turbine has just traveled 3,000 miles across Australia—and it used only $15 worth of electricity. The car, dubbed Wind Explorer, was designed by New Jersey-based Evonik Industries to demonstrate the potential of the company’s developments in battery power and lightweight materials . Read the rest of Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia for $15 Worth of Electricity Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon fiber car , clean energy transportation , energy efficient cars , Evonik Industries New Jersey , fuel efficient vehicles , green technology , green transportation , hybrid cars , lightweight electric vehicles , lightweight materials , lithium ion battery cars , wind energy , Wind Explorer car , wind powered car

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PureMadi Uses Ceramics and Nanoparticle Technology to Purify Water in Developing Nations

February 11, 2013 by  
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In developing nations, access to clean water is a major humanitarian issue, so much so that numerous non-profits and foundations are dedicated specifically to the mission to provide access to basic sanitation. PureMadi , an organization of the University of Virginia, has invented two simple ceramic technologies that repeatedly disinfect water and are currently being developed for use in South Africa. The PureMadi filter and MadiDrop use ceramics treated with silver and copper nanoparticles to cheaply and efficiently eliminate a majority of pathogens. Read the rest of PureMadi Uses Ceramics and Nanoparticle Technology to Purify Water in Developing Nations Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ceramic , copper , factory , filter , limpopo , madidrop , nanoparticle , pathogen , puremadi , silver , South Africa , tablet , university of virginia , water issues

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2011 Ford Explorer Promoted By 9000 Horsepower Heliocopter Air-Show Delivery

July 31, 2010 by  
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Helicopter delivered 2011 Ford Explorer . Image credit: Advanced Autozone . This says a lot about how far the “green” movement is from where the private, profitable transportation business is headed

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Redesigned Ford Explorer Boosts Fuel Efficiency by 30 Percent

July 21, 2010 by  
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The 2011 Explorer’s standard V6 engine will enjoy a 25 percent boost in fuel economy, while models outfitted with a four-cylinder EcoBoost engine will achieve a 30 percent improvement.

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New Search Engine For Carbon Emissions Data Launched By AMEE

January 25, 2010 by  
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Images via AMEE The Avoiding Mass Extinctions Engine, or AMEE, is an organization with an audacious goal: to track the energy footprint of everything on earth. It entails an enormous amount of work, from figuring out how to track it to actually aggregating the data.

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Last Crew Member on Kon-Tiki Expedition Dies

December 30, 2009 by  
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Image from Yachtpals A great adventurer and wartime resistance fighter, Knut Haugland, has died. He was the last living crew member of the Kon Tiki: the man-made raft that set out from Peru in April, 1947 to prove that people from South America crossed the Pacific to get to Polynesia

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