Is coastal tourism in danger of going underwater?

March 20, 2019 by  
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In late 2018, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change scientists released a startling report about the impending impacts of rising temperatures. On our present track, the world is predicted to warm by 2 degrees Celsius compared to preindustrial levels by 2040.For the coastal tourism industry, a 2-degree Celsius rise in temperatures would be catastrophic.

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Mitsubishi president and VP to resign amidst fuel-economy scandal

May 23, 2016 by  
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President of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. Tetsuro Aikawa announced his impending resignation in response to the publicity of the automaker’s fuel economy data manipulation. Both he and vice president Ryugo Nakao will step down on June 24, at which time Nissan will become the company’s biggest shareholder in an attempt to turn around the brand in the eyes of Japanese consumers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elxcnyyVC5w Last month the company admitted to using improper fuel economy tests…

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Bonbon’s brilliant sofa transforms into a bunk bed in a snap

May 23, 2016 by  
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It’s been a while since we talked about compact habitats, but it’s one of our favorite topics. Efficient use of space is the best way to maximize your living quarters. It helps you conserve resources, keep your life organized, and enjoy clutter-free surroundings.

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New smart bike warns cyclists of oncoming obstacles with a buzz

January 12, 2015 by  
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Biking through city traffic can put some cyclists on edge, but a new smart bike is helping riders keep safe by warning them about oncoming traffic. Developed by the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) , the new smart bike is equipped with special sensors that can detect approaching vehicles, as well as other bicycles and obstacles. If a car or other obstacle is getting too close for comfort, the bike’s seat or handlebars vibrate to let the rider know of the impending danger. Read the rest of New smart bike warns cyclists of oncoming obstacles with a buzz Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle safety , eco design , green design , Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research , sensor bicycle , smart bike , sustainable design , TNO Smart bike

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Acura unveils road-ready NSX hybrid supercar at the Detroit Auto Show

January 12, 2015 by  
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It’s been almost a decade since Acura stopped producing its legendary NSX sports car . Now, after years of rumors , concepts , and prototypes the supercar has been reborn as a production-ready hybrid – and it’s set to hit the streets by the end of the year. Acura just unveiled its road-ready 2016 NSX at the Detroit Auto Show – and it features a 3.5-liter V6 hybrid powertrain, an advanced all-wheel drive system, and a price tag estimated to be a whopping $150,000. Read the rest of Acura unveils road-ready NSX hybrid supercar at the Detroit Auto Show Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2015 Detroit Auto Show , Acura , Acura hybrid , acura nsx , detroit auto show , green automotive , green design , green transportation , hybrid car , hybrid vehicle , NAIAS , naias 2015 , NSX , NSX Hybrid , nsx production vehicle , production-ready nsx , sustainable design

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Obama’s veto on Keystone pipeline will likely hold

January 12, 2015 by  
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Good news for the environment:  President Obama’s veto on the Keystone XL pipeline bill will likely stand, with the Senate being about four votes shy of being able to override his decision. Senator John Hoeven said on Fox News Sunday that the bill he sponsored , allowing the project to “move forward out of the hands of the State Department,” will not continue. Read the rest of Obama’s veto on Keystone pipeline will likely hold Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: keystone , keystone pipeline , keystone pipeline veto , Keystone pipeline vote , Keystone XL Pipeline , Obama keystone pipeline , obama keystone pipeline veto , Obama veto , senate keystone override , senate override , Veto

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No, This Is Why You’re Fat!

March 15, 2010 by  
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PCRM In a classic case of contradictory government policy the above pyramids clearly show the inverse relationship between federal government agriculture subsidies and federal nutrition recommendations. Originally published in 2007 by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) in Good Medicine Magazine to outline the committee’s concern about the impending farm bill. The graphic recently resurfaced in food security circles and foun…

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H&M Expands Eco Textile Offerings with Garden Collection: Tencel, Recycled Poly, and Organic Linen (Video)

March 15, 2010 by  
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Credit: H&M Before the comments start rolling in, I’d like to acknowledge H&M for their use of sustainable textiles in the business of fast fashion. Available this month, the “Garden Collection” incorporates tencel, recycled polyester, organic linen, and organic cotton. H&M has been grabbing headlines lately, from destroying clothes to their

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Rammed Earth + Prefab = Quick and Cheap DIY House

March 15, 2010 by  
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All photos by Amarin Printing and Publishing Last year’s container house by Chuta Sinthuphan of Site-Specific was such a hit at a Bangkok home show that the firm was invited back to do another model. This time, Chuta tells us: “Because when people think of eco-architecture in Thailand, cost came first into their mind

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