Earth911 Reader: Recycling, Sustainability, and Science Stories You Should Read This Weekend

August 8, 2020 by  
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Maven Moment: Lazy Weekends

February 19, 2020 by  
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Maven Moment: Lazy Weekends

February 19, 2020 by  
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Episode 121: Mega deals in clean energy, P&G’s circular geometry, Walmart’s EV charging crusade

April 20, 2018 by  
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In this episode, we also contemplate the art of reducing the environmental of popular music festivals, like the massive event concluding this weekend in the Coachella Valley desert.

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Can urban farming help solve the growing food scarcity crisis

April 20, 2018 by  
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Former basketball player Will Allen talks about his mission to transform local food systems.

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Super Bowl LII scores on sustainability

February 1, 2018 by  
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Minneapolis’s U.S. Bank Stadium, home of this weekend’s Super Bowl, can withstand snow and save energy.

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The Complete Guide to Earth Day 2017

April 18, 2017 by  
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How are you celebrating Earth Day? You could spend it in the great outdoors (all national parks are free this weekend), or by supporting an eco-friendly company. If you need a little inspiration, we’ve compiled activities all across the…

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Clean tech and innovation: Solar Impulse’s view from 10,000 feet

April 25, 2016 by  
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Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to have a midair conversation with Bertrand Piccard who, at the time, was on the home stretch of a solo flight across the Pacific in a plane powered entirely by 17,248 solar cells.

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Whole Foods megafail orange packaging breaks the internet

March 7, 2016 by  
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Whole Foods , purported purveyor of products that support healthy people and a healthy planet, nearly broke the internet over the weekend as images of shocking product packaging went viral . The natural grocer was selling pre-peeled oranges in clear plastic tubs, essentially replacing nature’s own biodegradable packaging with an unnecessary and wasteful product. The company has since issued an apology and pulled the plastic-encased oranges from their shelves, but many other ridiculous packaging decisions are still being made in this and many other grocery store chains. Read the rest of Whole Foods megafail orange packaging breaks the internet

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MIT students take top prize in Hyperloop design contest

February 1, 2016 by  
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This weekend, more than 100 university teams met at Texas A&M University to show off their designs for SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition – and a group of graduate students from MIT took home the prize for best overall design. While Elon Musk originally conceived of the pods floating on a cushion of air, the MIT team decided to go in a different direction and create lift using strong magnets instead. Their final design will be roughly 2.5 meters long, 1 meter wide, and weigh 250 kilograms. Read the rest of MIT students take top prize in Hyperloop design contest

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