Google and Levi Strauss created a smart jacket that let’s you control your phone

May 28, 2016 by  
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Google and Levi Strauss joined together to make a “smart” jacket that looks low-tech, but is literally woven full of technology . The interactive textile features conductive yarns and electronics that lets you use your smartphone without needing to pull it out of your pocket. Need a skip a song? Swipe your sleeve. Imagine how handy this kind of clothing could be while riding a bike or making your way through a crowd.

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Join BookHugger in Reading Everyday Environmentalism and Get 30% Off Cover Price

April 4, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Island Press Last month, TreeHugger and Island Press joined together to introduce BookHugger .

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Environmental Groups Win Major Victory for Clean Air

April 4, 2011 by  
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Environmentalists win some political battles too, you know. For instance, three of the biggest — the Sierra Club, the Environmental Defense Fund, and the League of Conservation Voters — succeeded in rallying Democrats to reject a ‘riders’ that Republicans want to attach to the budget that would have rolled back the EPA’s ability to take polluters to task

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With Nuclear Power, Overconfidence is Deadly

April 4, 2011 by  
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Fukushima #3 Photo credit: daveeza via Flickr / CC BY-SA After an accident in any high-profile industry that makes the public nervous, it’s pretty common to see business interests, regulators, and public officials rush to assure everybody that the incident was a fluke, and that the power plants running elsewhere are safe, safe, safe. We saw it with the BP spill — major oil companies came forward to say that, well, they had pr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Natural Gas Flaring Emits as Much CO2 as 77 Million Cars, Wastes 5% of World Production

April 4, 2011 by  
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Photo: Ken Doerr , Flickr, CC 400 Million Metric Tons of CO2 are Emitted… Every Year The world consumption of natural gas is enormous (2007’s peak was at 108 trillion cubic feet, according to the USEIA ).

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