The missing link for renewable energy investment? Blockchain

December 7, 2017 by  
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We need financial innovation to unlock energy efficiency’s environmental, employment and growth opportunities. Could this technology be the answer?

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Dear global mayors: Solving food waste is money in the bank

December 7, 2017 by  
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If food loss were a country, it would be the world’s third-largest emitter. Chew on these facts.

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Biodegradable plastics are the ‘enemy of the environment,’ says UN scientist

May 25, 2016 by  
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To combat the massive problem of plastic debris in the world’s oceans, manufacturers developed lightweight plastic products that are supposed to break down rapidly, thus reducing hazards to marine animals. The so-called ‘biodegradable plastics’ aren’t the answer, according to the United Nations’ top environmental scientist, because they don’t behave as promised. Instead, the ‘greener’ plastics contribute to the problem of ocean plastic just as much as other varieties. Previous…

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Greenery-infused nursery school in Japan brings children closer to nature

May 25, 2016 by  
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Rather than orient the two-story building towards the surrounding urban jungle, the architects turn attention inwards with the design of a ring-shaped structure centered on an inner courtyard. “The concept of its design is to provide enough space for 160 children to play around in the nature and also for all their parents and nursery staff to feel safe,” said the architects. Outdoor corridors with rounded eaves and railings ring the central green space. Circular shapes and rounded forms are design…

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Online Marketplace Upcycles Personalized Items

November 27, 2013 by  
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Not sure where to donate monogrammed clothing, desk accessories or household goods? Match My Monogram may be the answer.

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Survey of surveys 2012: Are companies just checking the box?

September 25, 2012 by  
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If someone conducted a survey on surveys, would anyone respond? We just found the answer.

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Sock Summit Celebrates Knitting…Socks

August 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: socksummit The Sock Summit 2011 was a purl of an event. Held in Portland, Oregon, it was a “one of a kind conference for hand-knitters that explores the humble art form known as the sock.” Why socks, one might well ask. Well, these thousand or so women have the answer to that one, and it’s not simple. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GE Mag Says Natural Gas-Powered Turbines Could Be the Answer

May 28, 2011 by  
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Photos courtesy of GE The world needs more green energy.

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Physicists Discover How to Teleport Energy

February 5, 2010 by  
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One of the biggest challenges of building a sustainable future is figuring out how to efficiently move people and objects from one place to another. Electric cars and biofuel-powered planes might be the answer in the short-term, but now a physicist at Tohoku University in Japan has figured out how to teleport energy from one point in the universe to another. Read the rest of Physicists Discover How to Teleport Energy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green design , green technology , information technology , Japan , renewable energy , teleportation

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Looking At The Beef In The Vegetarian Argument

February 2, 2010 by  
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TreeHugger comes down hard on factory farming , supports Meatless Mondays , and keeps questioning how meat can or should be part of a system of sustainable agriculture . Recently, TreeHugger founder Graham Hill asked himself why he still ate meat

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