Colin Coppersmith

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A Solar Cabin in Two Weeks for $2,000 - Green Homes

I built my cabin about 15 years ago after a divorce and sudden illness left me homeless and broke. I had inherited a small piece of land from my …

Cabins

Walmart Is the Last Place Obama Should Be Making a Clean Energy Speech

Cross-posted on Grist.<p>Today President Obama is speaking about clean energy and energy efficiency at a Walmart in Mountain View, Calif. Of all the places he might give a big speech on energy, a Walmart supercenter is a baffling and disconcerting choice.<p>Walmart -- despite its skill in attracting …

Spanish Island to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

A tiny Spanish island with just 10,000 residents is about to do something amazing. El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands, plans to completely …

Tiny $33K Home Offers Off-Grid Luxury Living on Wheels

Don't be fooled by this trailer’s boxy façade—inside lies an impressively spacious and luxurious miniature home! Designed and built by Andrew and …

Off-grid

Gorgeous Solar Geodesic Dome Crowns Cob House in the Arctic Circle

Fans of the Northern Lights will drool over the Nature House, a gorgeous geodesic dome home located on the Sandhornøya island of northern Norway. …

Arctic Circle

Another big EPA court victory — this time on soot pollution

The National Association of Manufacturers was told on Friday by a federal court that, no, it does not have the right to manufacture as many asthma …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Vials of deadly SARS virus 'go missing' in France

Thousand of vials of the contagious respiratory disease SARS go missing from its high-security laboratory in France<p>More than 2,300 tubes containing samples of the potentially deadly SARS virus have gone “missing” from a high-security laboratory at the Pasteur Institute in Paris.<p>The research body …

World's First Flying 3D Printer Built to Clean Up Radioactive Nuclear Sites

Scientists at the Imperial College London have developed the world’s first flying 3D printer. Using small, preprogrammed drones, Dr. Mirko Kovac and …

Phillips' Large New Vertical LED-lit Urban Garden Brightens Food Security in Indianapolis

One of the largest indoor commercial farms with LED lighting will be unveiled today at the AmeriPlex Industrial Park in Indianapolis. Philips has …