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Inexpensive Polymer Film May Soon Be Used To Cool Buildings Instead Of Electricity

Big cities and metropolitan areas use lots of electricity. And the design of buildings such as skyscrapers — which are often made of steel and glass — causes those structures to warm quickly, especially with global climate change raising temperatures across the planet. But researchers at the University of Buffalo have designed a revolutionary new […]

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Volkswagen rises again by making electric cars even more eco-friendly

“In the darkness, we found the light.” That’s the new tagline in the latest Volkswagen commercial advertising the automaker’s brand new I.D. series based on the iconic van line popular among hippies in the 1970s. Only this vehicle is electric and more eco-friendly than ever before. Volkswagen sure did go through a dark time recently […]

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Tiny Houses company wins sustainability award for providing practical solution to environmental issues

Ever just want to move your house with you wherever you go and be off-the-grid and energy independent at the same time? Well, tiny houses are not just for the homeless, and one company that constructs them just won an award for environmental sustainability. Tiny houses began as an idea to shelter the homeless but […]

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Finland announces move to ban coal one year earlier than planned

Finland had initially planned to phase out coal power by 2030, but the move toward clean energy is going much quicker than expected. As climate change threatens the world, multiple nations are rushing to switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources that will reduce humanity’s carbon footprint. In fact, we have ten years to […]

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The future of glass skyscrapers just got greener with transparent solar panels

Solar power has been around for a long time. And with the increasing construction of glass structures such as skyscrapers, it’s about time the technology caught up. And it finally has. Glass structures are woefully inefficient and contribute to the massive carbon footprint produced by cities every day. In fact, a new study shows that […]

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What Is the Difference Between Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources? 7 Things You Need to Know

What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources? These terms get thrown around a lot, but we want to help you understand their real meaning. So what is the difference? Renewable resources come from energy resources that can be used over and over, but non-renewable resources have a finite limit and can be depleted. While […]

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Harley-Davidson boldly joins the green revolution

If you thought electric vehicles weren’t sexy, think again. Coming soon: Harley-Davidson’s all-new electric LiveWire™ is going to hit the roads in fall 2019. The company says the Harley-Davidson LiveWire is a futuristic, muscular and powerful motorcycle that can fully charge up in an hour and accelerate from 0 to 60 in just 3 seconds. […]

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Over 3,500 Amazon employees call for company to take action to address climate change

As the threat of climate change continues to grow, thousands of Amazon employees are asking the company to act to address it even if the federal government won’t. Over 3,500 Amazon employees signed an open letter on Wednesday calling on founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and the Board of Directors to put the company’s vast […]

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