Christian Lohberger

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Australia should export more ideas and fewer greenhouse emissions

As climate negotiators meet at the United Nations’ Lima summit, which comes hot on the heels of the landmark US-China climate deal, there is a …

Fossil Fuels

Florida abandons clean energy: State votes to gut efficiency goals and end rooftop solar rebates

<b>(Katherine Welles/Shutterstock)</b><p>Regulators gave traditional utilities “virtually everything they wanted”<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 1, 2014 7:30pm (UTC)<p>While the world moves forward in negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Florida just made an outrageous leap backwards. Regulators voted last …

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We're Running Out of the Nuclear Fuel That Powers Space Travel

Rosetta's lander lasted just 60 hours on a comet after it bounced into the dark shadows of a cliff, where its solar panels couldn't power the …

5 Best Stocks to Buy in Renewable Energy

Clean and sustainable technologies are no longer a mere pipe dream. What are the best stocks to buy in renewable energy? Here are five, ranging from …

Emerging Markets Are Leading The Way On Clean Energy Growth

It is easy to think of the clean energy revolution as largely a developed world phenomenon – Germany’s Energiewende scaling up the solar power sector, offshore wind turbines in the North Sea and Tesla’s electric sports car are some of the images that come to mind.<p>Partly this is because there is a …

The Be.e Electric Scooter is a Lightweight Ride Made From Compressed Plants

In comparison with a car or truck, a scooter is a pretty green ride. They are lightweight, use less fuel, and are far easier to park. Yet, no matter …

Scooters

Danielle Trofe's LED Hourglass Lamps Are Powered by Falling Sand

After the debut of her Live Screen hydroponic garden during NY Design Week 2012, Brooklyn-based designer Danielle Trofe is returning this year with a …

LED Lighting

Meet Nixie, the World's First Wearable Drone

The selfie just went airborne thanks to Nixie, a drone you can wear on your wrist like a watch! According to the inventor, with just a simple …

Cannondale's Chainless CERV Concept Bike Transforms as You Ride It!

Priority Designs and Cannondale have joined forces to create a cutting-edge concept bike that transforms to change shape as you ride it! Known as the …

Rocket Scientist Designs 'Flare' Pot That Cooks Food 40% Faster, Saves Energy

Whether you’re making coffee, ramen or a gourmet Italian dinner, the odds are that you boil at least a pot of water every day. That adds up to a lot …

Oxford University

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our Joe

You gotta hand it to News Corp, they can take the old don't-let-the-facts-get-in-the-way-of-the-story obsession to heights the rest of the media can …

Rungu's Three-Wheeled Juggernaut Bike Floats Over Sand and Snow

Anyone that’s ever tried to ride a bicycle through the sand or snow knows how easily standard tires are bogged down, making it a near impossible …

Study predicts impending collapse of industrial civilization

For years, scientists and social activists have warned that income inequality, resource depletion, and unchecked population growth could lead to the …

The Electricity-Free Laundry Pod Washer Cuts Down on Water, Time and Energy

Doing laundry can be aggravating enough without having to worry about quarters, hauling heavy loads, and wasting energy. <b>The Laundry Pod</b> from …

Rockefellers Divesting From Big Oil

The Rockefeller family is divesting some of its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the family's charitable arm, will announce the landmark move in a video conference on Monday along with 49 other foundations.<p>According to USA …

Zoobombing: Portland phenomenon of grown-ups speeding downhill on kiddie bikes (Video)

Biking has generated a subculture unto itself, as seen with global naked bike rides, the decades-old Critical Mass and an endless parade of …

Rearrangeable Magnetic Block Furniture is Like Your Own Fancy Life-Sized Lego Set

As this year's London Design Festival gets underway, UK furniture designer Paul Kelley will wow visitors with his new line of magnetic modular …

Furniture

This "Jetpack" Could Help You Run a Mile in 4 Minutes

The world record for running the mile is 3:43:13, but most people can’t even come close to running a mile under four minutes. DARPA, the US …

Eco Fashion

MAPA Architects’ Tiny MINIMOD House is a LED-Lit Prefab Home for Off-Grid Living

MAPA Architects’ tiny MINIMOD house is a 100% prefabricated structure designed and built for relaxed, off-the-grid living. The basic model, clad with …

Prefab Homes

Star Wars-Inspired Honda Chopper Concept is a Stormtrooper's Dream

Peter Norris, who recently designed the Pininfarina Coupe Concept, has also been hard at work on this electric motorcycle concept called the Honda …

Motorcycles

Casa Cúbica turns shipping container into vacation villa

Shipping containers are designed for freight, not people, and it can be a challenge, trying to squeeze a house into them. The designers at Costa …

Ingenious Cardboard Packaging Folds to Fit Parcels of Any Shape

Excessive packaging is one of our top pet peeves here at Inhabitat, so we were really inspired by this flat cardboard sheet that is capable of …

Packaging Design

Gordon Gallup's "Natural" Remedy to Morning Sickness Might Be More Than You Can Stomach.

Based on SUNY-Albany Psychologist Gordon Gallup’s research, just a spoonful of semen a day will keep morning sickness at bay for mothers-to-be. …

IKEA Unveils Solar-Powered Flat Pack Shelters for Easily Deployable Emergency Housing

IKEA just turned its flat pack sensibilities from the urban apartment to the global village by unveiling a comfortable, solar-powered shelter that …

Housing

Ora-Ïto's Nikeames shoe is an "homage to Charles and Ray"

French designer Ora-Ïto has developed a conceptual trainer with curved veneer sections to reference the work of Modernist furniture designers Charles …

Inside The World’s Most Intriguing (And Probably Only) Futurist Bar

Sip a drink and watch a chalkboard-scrawling robot do its thing as you engage with the Long Now Foundation’s ode to the future.<p>The Long Now Foundation supports a 10,000-year clock project, a digital library of human languages, and research to bring back species from extinction. It’s not exactly …

Blu Homes Drops Prices by $140,000 With Their New 2015 Product Line

If you've always wanted your own prefab home, but couldn't afford them, now might be the time to start looking. Blu Homes has just unveiled their new …

Prefab Homes

Terrifying UN Report Warns Climate Change is Becoming Irreversible

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just released an alarming new report that shows unchecked greenhouse gas emissions are leading …