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How a restaurant with no cash registers and no prices makes money

A Panera Cares Café looks just like any one of the other 1,600 Panera locations around the United States: the same striped awnings, the same comfortable booths, the same ridiculously tasty Cobblestone Rolls that will add 10 pounds if you so much as look at them.<p>But look closer and you’ll notice …

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Elderly Obama And Boehner Daughters Arrive In Time Machine To Demand Climate Action

House GOP pass emergency bill criminalizing research into time travel even as their own grown children return from future with irrefutable evidence …

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Attractive Net-Zero-Energy House On A Budget

A majority of the highly energy-efficient homes you see on Earthtechling’s pages cost more to build than the average new US home. Builders and …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Studio Roosegaarde's Smog Free Project continues to create bubbles of clean air throughout the world - the team...<p>What's it like to live in a …

Germany Testing Wireless Induction Charging for Electric Buses

Primove, a subsidiary of transportation giant Bombardier, just announced plans to test wireless induction charging on public buses in Manheim, …

Wind Power 101: It Betters Fossil Fuels, Even With Slowing Growth

If last year was a great year for the growth of solar power around the world and it still has a long way to go to equal wind power in terms of how …

Help Plant 2,400 New Trees in NYC with JetBlue and the New York Restoration Project

Get your hands dirty with JetBlue Airlines and the New York Restoration Project as they host the sixth annual One Thing That’s Green day on Saturday, …

Bombshell IMF Study: United States Is World’s Number One Fossil Fuel Subsidizer

Between directly lowered prices, tax breaks, and the failure to properly price carbon, the world subsidized fossil fuel use by over $1.9 trillion in …

220 Latvian People Stranded on Ice Floes Due to Rising Temperatures

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>Two ice floes on the Latvian Coast have broken off into the Gulf of Riga, taking more than 220 people with them. Rescuers …

Distributed energy: Driving the ghosts out of the machine

The folks over at Platts have a feature on distributed energy called “the ghost in the machine.” That title is ironic, for reasons I’ll get into in a …

Study Finds Fungi is Responsible for Majority of Carbon Sequestration in Northern Forests

Northern boreal forests are easily recognized for their majestic trees and have been credited with helping to sequester much of the world’s carbon …

Oregon’s 2012 Success Proves Energy Efficiency Is Effective

In early February, the Energy Trust of Oregon released preliminary results from its annual energy savings report. Results hinted that 2012 had been a …

Will China's New Leaders Clean up the Environment?

I was trying to clean the coal dust from the windows of my dingy Beijing apartment one day in March 1992 when the phone rang with astonishing news. Nearly one-third of the delegates to the National People's Congress had just abstained or voted against the construction of the massive Three Gorges …

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Northeast States Fight Carbon Emissions With Renewables

If the 10 Northeast states from Maryland to Maine were a country, they would be the tenth largest emitter of climate-altering carbon pollution in the …