Huang Qingjun Photographs Rural Chinese Families With Everything They Own

February 12, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of Huang Qingjun Photographs Rural Chinese Families With Everything They Own Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , china , everything they own , gallery , Huang Qingjun , isolation , Photography , portraits , Rural China , Technology

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World’s Combined Solar Power Capacity Reaches Record 101 Gigawatts!

February 12, 2013 by  
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The European Photovoltaic Industry Association just announced that the world’s combined solar power capacity has surpassed 100 gigawatts to hit a new high, topping out at 101 gigawatts! The news shows that renewable energy is definitely on the rise – especially considering that the record for wind power capacity was also broken in 2012 Read the rest of World’s Combined Solar Power Capacity Reaches Record 101 Gigawatts! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , eco design , European Photovoltaic Industry Association , green design , Solar Power , solar power 101 GW , sustainable design

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Aether’s New San Francisco Store Takes Shipping Container Architecture to New Heights

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High-end clothing store Aether Apparel just launched its first standalone retail shop in San Francisco – and it’s made from three recycled shipping containers stacked one atop another! The sophisticated building is the latest addition to PROXY , a temporary cargotecture development in Hayes Valley which already boasts a coffee shop, an ice-cream parlor and a Biergarten. Aether’s towering shipping container store was designed by architects Envelope A&D working in collaboration with Aether designer Thierry Gaugain, and it was fabricated by Chris French Metal . Read the rest of Aether’s New San Francisco Store Takes Shipping Container Architecture to New Heights Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aether , Chris French Metal , eco design , envelope a+d , green design , hayes valley , proxy , proxy_storefront , retail in shipping containers , San Francisco , shipping container architecture , shipping containers , sustainable design , Thierry Gaugain

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Is the Nissan LEAF a Good Car for Families With Young Children? (Video Review)

December 29, 2010 by  
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Strollers, Car Seats, and All that Jazz So you’d like to go all-electric but you have young kids (and all the stuff that comes with them whenever you have to drive somewhere) and are wondering if the Nissan LEAF would … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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South-Korea’s Capital Starts Commercial Operation of Electric Buses

December 29, 2010 by  
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Photo: SMG A Way to Make Transit Even Greener Seoul’s residents now have access to high-tech full-sized electric buses on the Mt. Namsan circular routes. So far only 5 out of the 14 buses that serve this route have been swapped for EVs, but over time they will all be replaced.

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Ford’s Giant Green Roof Started Ten Years Ago; How Things Have Changed

December 29, 2010 by  
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Image Credit: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities It’s ten years since the start of construction of the green roof on top of the big River Rouge plant. Kevin described it in TreeHugger in 2004: “The 10.4 acre sedum roof insulates the building, provides a habitat for birds and insects, produces oxygen to offset the factory’s carbon dioxide emissions, and purifies rainwater. “Instead of having a chemical-based storm water treatment plant,” Ford says, “this system mimics nature.” TreeHugger hero

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Resolve to Stop Worrying About the Environment, It’s One of the Best Things You Can Do For It

December 29, 2010 by  
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photo: Bhernandez / Creative Commons Since the end of 2010 is rapidly approaching and if you’re like many people you’re thinking about resolutions to undertake in the new year, I offer up one which will really help you make your life much greener: Stop Worrying.

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Why Bother Chewing? Pepsi Out to ‘Snackify’ Beverages and ‘Drinkify’ Snacks

December 29, 2010 by  
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Image: Popsop.com Pepsi is rolling out a new product next month: Tropolis , a drinkable snack. It’s marketing its Tropolis “smooth blend of real squeezable fruit” to moms and kids, apparently to replace the role of actual fruit.

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