Logan Yanisch

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Cuomo spent $253K on colored pylons that may violate standards

Gov. Cuomo has finally pushed his penchant for government branding over the line.<p>New York’s chief lawmaker didn’t let a little thing like federal …

USDOT

Coal plant waste helps build environmentally-friendly, cementless concrete

Concrete production is one of the largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions in the world, after transportation and energy. To make the ubiquitous …

Scientists race to find who is pumping an incredibly dangerous gas into the atmosphere

An unidentified nation is violating the Montreal Protocol and emitting one of the worst, most destructive aerosols on Earth.<p>When the research was …

Meet NASA’s New Dynamic Duo: A Pair of Climate Change-Tracking Satellites

Today, NASA successfully launched a pair of satellites collectively known as GRACE-FO (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On mission) as …

Hawaii volcano on verge of new eruption that could send ash, sulfur dioxide spewing

Scientists warn that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is on the verge of a new explosion that could send ash, steam and sulfur dioxide spewing from the summit crater and toss six-foot wide boulders as far as a half-mile away in all directions.<p>"Primary hazards of concern should this activity occur are …

China bans new polluting projects in three cities: ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has ordered three northern cities to stop approving new projects that would add to air pollution after they failed to meet air quality targets this past winter.<p>FILE PHOTO: Fog blankets Jincheng City skyline in north China's Shanxi province March 2, 2007. REUTERS/Claro …

Environmentalism

Graphene-reinforced concrete offers a stronger, more durable option

Concrete isn’t the sexiest building material, made up of little more than cement, water, and rocks. It’s neither as strong as steel nor as flexible …

3 reasons why it's a good idea to build a new skyscraper out of wood

Japanese architects want to turn modern-day cities into wooden forests, quite literally. Japanese firm Sumitomo Forestry unveiled its designs for …

Quebec City dumps 46 million litres of raw sewage into Saint Lawrence River

Quebec City dumped about 46 million litres of raw sewage into the Saint Lawrence River over 12 hours in order to do scheduled maintenance work on a …

After Duke guilty verdict, fears and questions linger about coal ash

Duke Energy may have been hauled into federal court and smacked with a $102-million penalty for polluting North Carolina rivers with potentially toxic coal ash, but that didn't do much for the tainted well water at Barbara Morales' house.<p>Morales, 67, lives on fixed income in Belmont, just west of …

The 'Wild' effect: Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail

The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>CAMPO, California — Sixteen …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Chipotle Announces Delivery in Chicago

Chipotle fans rejoice! You can now get your chicken bowl delivered right to you.<p>The fast-casual Mexican food chain has announced a new partnership …

Former Nazi Guard, 93, Charged with 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

A former guard at Auschwitz will head to trial on Tuesday in Lüneburg, Germany, where he’s charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.<p>Oskar …

Crime

5 Things You Should Never Buy at Dunkin' Donuts

<b>Not everything there is worth your money.</b><p><i>Looks a little different than it does in the commercials, eh?</i><p><i>Photo Credit: fastfoodgeek.com</i><p>Don't get us wrong: Dunkin' Donuts has a wide menu of food and drinks that are, in general, pretty tasty. The doughnuts are definitely still solid, for the most part, …

Meet The Startup That Wants To Make Vertical Farming Mainstream

By Adele Peters3 minute Read<p>A vacant steel factory in Newark is turning into the world’s largest-producing vertical farm. After it begins running …

Aquaponics

PlantLab: Urban Farms 40 Times More Productive than Open Fields

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]A Dutch firm on the cutting edge of indoor agriculture estimates that producing food for the …

Urban Agriculture

World’s largest indoor vertical farm will produce 2 million pounds of soil-free food in Newark

1/7<p>AeroFarm Newark Vertical Farm<p>A new $30 million deal will soon make New Jersey’s largest city home to the world’s largest indoor vertical farm. …

The Big Question: Where Do You See Renewable Energy Growth Potential in 2015?

The annual outlook issue of Renewable Energy World magazine is our attempt to predict what will happen within the renewable energy industry over the …

CEOs

Want To Create More Energy From Wind? Build A Tree

Many acres of land around the world have been given over to wind turbines to produce much needed electricity from what have been euphemistically …

This Power Plant In Australia Is The First Ever To Send Energy From Waves Into The Grid

Waves are reliable and powerful. But only now is the world beginning to look at their true potential as a source for renewable energy.<p>Looking off the coast of Garden Island in Western Australia, all you’ll see is the ocean. But under the waves, the world’s first grid-connected power plant is …

Crime In North Dakota’s Oil Boom Towns Is So Bad That The FBI Is Stepping In

High levels of crime in North Dakota’s oil fields have prompted the FBI to set up shop in the region.<p>The FBI is opening an office in Williston, North …

Oil & Gas Industry

This chemical could protect plants from radioactive fallout at Fukushima

A synthetic compound may prevent plants from absorbing harmful radioactive elements<p>A synthetic chemical prevents a plant native to Japan from absorbing harmful radioactive elements, according to a study published today in <i>Scientific Reports</i>. The findings raise the possibility that it could be used …

The USDA Is Helping Rural Farmers Get Their Own Renewable Energy

The clean energy business has a potentially unexpected ally: the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>As part of the 2014 Farm Bill passed last year, the …

Renewable Energy

America Is Getting Its First Offshore Wind Farm

Offshore wind energy is popular in many parts of the world, but it's never gained traction in the U.S.. Now, a company called Deepwater Wind has …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Reserve Bank puts off rates cut

THE Reserve Bank of Australia has flagged another rates cut despite keeping its official interest rate on hold at the historic low level of 2.25 per …

The Case for Vertical Farming in Small-Town Wyoming

With harsh winters and a remote location, Jackson, Wyoming, has been unusually dependent on food trucked in from far away. Here's how one company hopes to change that.<p>Known for its skiing and beautiful scenery, Jackson, Wyoming, experiences harsh winters in which temperatures remain below …

Urban Agriculture