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MIT Developing Floating Wind Turbines That Produce Power Even When There's No Wind

Critics of wind power keep coming back to the same old complaint: what happens when there’s no wind? A new design from researchers at MIT could …

Coffee Powered Car Gets 56 Espressos Per Mile

Your morning cup of coffee may get your motor running, but it could also add some fuel to your gas tank — literally! Behold the Carpuccino, a £400 …

Nature’s CEO: Mark Tercek says conservation is good for business

Mark Tercek leads the largest conservation group in the galaxy. As president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy, he oversees a staff of 4,000 people …

Study Finds That NYC Green Roofs Are Full of Fungi

If you thought the collection of fungi housed in your own fridge was impressive, wait ’til you hear what was found on NYC’s green roofs. Researchers …

Green Roofs

7 Top-Rated, Safe, Natural Sunscreens for Babies and Kids

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released their 2011 Sunscreen Report, which rates more than 1,700 SPF products for safety and …

Minnesota Vikings Unveil Plans for Energy-Efficient Stadium With the World's Largest Transparent Roof

The Minnesota Vikings football team just unveiled plans for a new energy-efficient stadium slated to be ready for the 2016 playing season. The $975 …

PHOTOS: Couple Moves into Stacked Shipping Container Home in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

1/30<p>Williamsburg Shipping Container Home<p>"People in the neighborhood call it Casa Blanca," says contractor David Boyle of his four-level white house …

Shipping Containers

SunWater Gives Farmers an Affordable Way to Pump Water Using Solar Power

Many people around the world rely on cash crops to create extra income for their families. During the dry season, shallow wells and drought are …

Amtrak Unveils New High-Efficiency Electric Trains for Northeast Corridor

After three decades of hard work, Amtrak trains in the Northeast Corridor and Pennsylvania get to retire. They will be replaced by 70 high-efficiency …

Trains

The Power Of Community Helps Get Ready For Electric Cars

Which came first, the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) or its charger? Because you can’t have one without the other, the Energy Department’s Clean …

World's First Floating Wind-Current Turbine to be Installed Off Japanese Coast

Offshore wind farms and tidal energy facilities harness the power of the wind and the ocean – but why should we have separate turbines for each task? …

5 Great Tents Make the Outdoors Tent-alizing!

IT'S TIME FOR TENTS! Camping season is here. Which means it's time to get out and enjoy nature! Here are 5 tents that will provide you with shelter …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

High-Tech Levitation Bike Generates Electricity and Acts as a Mobile Hot-Spot

Designed by architect Michael Strain and his team, Levitation is a concept bike designed to power your smart phone that also acts as a mobile …

Solar Plane Soars Over San Francisco Before Epic Cross-Country Odyssey

The solar airplane that will attempt to fly across the country has made its final test flight, spending most of the day soaring over San Francisco …