How to watch Chevy’s Bolt electric car unveil from CES on your computer

January 6, 2016 by  
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All eyes are on Chevrolet , as the automaker is set to launch a groundbreaking electric vehicle for the masses tomorrow at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The 2016 Chevy Bolt is expected to cost under $30,000, and it will be able to drive over 200 miles on a single charge. The Bolt’s accessible price point and extended driving range (goodbye range anxiety!) should make it a realistic option for most consumers, and the launch is likely to represent a new wave of adoption for electric vehicles. Tomorrow’s debut also marks the first time an automaker has unveiled a vehicle using Facebook Live – to watch it simply head over to Chevrolet’s Facebook page at 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern ! + Chevy Bolt Unveil on Facebook + Chevy Bolt Coverage on Inhabitat

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Impossible Electric Bike Folds Up Small Enough to Fit in a Backpack

November 21, 2014 by  
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Impossible Technology just unveiled a bike commuter’s dream – an electric bike that can fold up small enough to fit inside a backpack! The Impossible Bicycle ensures even weight distribution for a comfortable ride, it’s powered by rechargeable batteries, and it can travel 45 minutes on a single charge. Read the rest of Impossible Electric Bike Folds Up Small Enough to Fit in a Backpack Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , electric bicycle , fold up bike , green design , Impossible Bicycle , Impossible Technology , sustainable design

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New “Polar Code” Signed to Protect Polar Regions as Shipping Increases

November 21, 2014 by  
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The International Maritime Organization has just signed off on an International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters, more simply known as the Polar Code . This was developed in response to already increasing shipping activity in the polar regions, which is expected to grow further in the Arctic in particular due to reductions in sea ice . New shipping lanes are opening, making it necessary to adopt measures to protect sailors and passengers in such dangerous conditions, as well as to protect the vulnerable polar regions from environmental disasters. Read the rest of New “Polar Code” Signed to Protect Polar Regions as Shipping Increases Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antarctica , Arctic , Climate Change , environmental disaster , global warming , ice caps melting , IMO , increased shipping in Arctic , industrial accident , International Maritime Organization , marine , marine safety , melting sea ice , north pole , ocean , oil spills , polar , polar regions , SEA , shipping , Shipping lanes , south pole

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10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter

November 21, 2014 by  
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Although winter isn’t officially here yet, the biting winds and snowfall are inspiring many of us to order hot lattes, apple cider, and cocoa instead of frozen drinks at our  favorite cafes . All over the northern hemisphere, folks are wrapping chilled fingers around warm mugs to sip at the deliciousness therein. Whether you’re aiming to be more budget-friendly or would just rather make your own drinks at home, you can whip up some fabulous, delicious vegan sip-ables with just a few ingredients, a saucepan, and a stove top. Read the rest of 10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: autumn beverages , autumn drinks , beverages , butterbeer , chai , Christmas , cider , cocoa , Earl Grey , fall beverages , fall drinks , hot beverages , hot chocolate , hot drink , hot toddy , latte , London fog , miso , miso soup , mulled , tea , thanksgiving , vegan , vegan drink , wine , winter beverages , winter drinks

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With BMW’s i3, the carmaker shifts the EV market with composites

September 9, 2013 by  
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BMW's aggressive shift to lightweighting for its new electric i3 has led to a four-passenger car that can drive 100 miles on a single charge.

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MPowered’s Elegant Luci Solar Lantern Maintains a Single Charge for Three Months!

January 9, 2013 by  
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The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show kicked off in Las Vegas this week, and once again, gadgets that make use of renewable energy are making headlines around the world. MPowered’s Luci solar lantern is a lightweight, collapsible appliance that acts as a task light, flash light and a diffused lantern. Designed to be a clean energy solution where light is inaccessible or not affordable, Luci’s waterproof form is also perfect for emergency disaster kits or camping adventures. Read the rest of MPowered’s Elegant Luci Solar Lantern Maintains a Single Charge for Three Months! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ces , CES 2013 , consumer electronics show , developing nations , energy efficient lighting , LEDs , MPowered , off-grid , renewable energy , solar lantern , Solar Power

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The O2 Pursuit is an Air-Powered Motorcycle that Can Travel 62 Miles on a Single Charge

November 5, 2012 by  
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Developed by Dean Benstead , a graduate RMIT University in Melbourne, the O2 Pursuit is a pretty extraordinary bike. With a range of about 62 miles per ‘tank’ and top speeds of 87 mph, the modified Yamaha WR250R is powered entirely by compressed air. A canister with a compression of 3000 PSI, the same as those used by scuba divers, appears to power the bike as effectively as many electric motors—and Benstead’s technology has been nominated for a James Dyson Award . Read the rest of The O2 Pursuit is an Air-Powered Motorcycle that Can Travel 62 Miles on a Single Charge Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air powered cars , airpod , compressed air , dean benstead , james dyson award , o2 pursuit , rmit , scuba power , tasa

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Electric Car Goes 1,000 Miles on a Single Charge, Breaks World Record

August 16, 2011 by  
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Images: Team Schluckspecht Range anxiety . If you ever find yourself talking electric cars with an EV hater , it’s inevitable you’ll hear the term. And yes, it’s kinda true — at this juncture in time, you will not be able to drive an electric car in exactly the same way you drove your gas guzzler — in most places round the U.S., you’ll have to plan on getting home in order to charge it up. So yes, this requires a minor change in the way that you … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Dutch company introduces electric tuk tuks for green public transport

October 20, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Electric mototaxis powered by 400 kilos humongous batteries. Looking at the green revolution, Dutch company Tuk Tuk Factory is on its way to offer electric mototaxis for green public transportation. Constructing it latest vehicles from the scratch, the company has decided to use a 400 kilos humongous batteries around which the entire vehicle will be designed.

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Fascinating lampshades made from sustainable wood

October 20, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Eco-friendly lights made from sustainable wood using eco friendly making process. Lampshades are my biggest fascination and when they came wrapped in sustainability, I had every reason to like it even more.

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