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Environmentalists vow to fight Carmichael coal mine in Australia

Indian mining giant Adani is set to go ahead with a massive coal mine in northeastern Australia. Environmental activists have warned of the danger to …

France's Macron set for biggest majority since De Gaulle: poll | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron’s party is set to win the biggest parliamentary majority for a French president since Charles de Gaulle’s 1968 landslide, a survey of voter intentions for the coming legislative elections showed on Tuesday.<p>French President Emmanuel Macron waits for guests to leave …

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Breakfast

Which fabrics are most sustainable?

<b>Learn about a fabric's production and disposal in order to make an informed choice while shopping.</b><p>Every piece of clothing has an impact on the …

10 Simple Ways to Take Care of Yourself

There is more to a healthy, happy life than hydration, salads and sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here is a simple fact: if you don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. It is crucial to your success and longevity to find ways to take care of yourself that …

Terrifying cliffside 'nests' let you live on the edge in style

A new type of cliffside dwelling, Nestinbox, is taking the vertical housing trend to new and terrifying heights. The tiny cliffside homes – inspired …

Darkwood

This Low-Cost Paper Can Be Erased And Reprinted Dozens Of Times

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>These days, we spend a lot of effort avoiding …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

"Artificial blowhole" generates electricity from ocean waves

With the Paris Agreement coming into force last November, almost 200 countries around the world pledged to fight to keep global temperatures from …

Renewable Energy

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

Wind turbines are neither clean nor green and they provide zero global energy

We urgently need to stop the ecological posturing and invest in gas and nuclear<p>The Global Wind Energy Council recently released its latest report, excitedly boasting that ‘the proliferation of wind energy into the global power market continues at a furious pace, after it was revealed that more than …

5 Ancient Buddhist Practices That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

The Policy Weapon Climate Activists Need

We’re running out of time on climate change. As Donald Trump and Big Oil’s other friends in Washington do their utmost to keep global temperatures …

Angela Merkel attacks British 'illusion' of keeping benefits of EU

Angela Merkel has said British politicians are still living under the “illusion” that the UK will retain most of its rights and privileges once it leaves the European Union.<p>Addressing her parliament ahead of this weekend’s EU summit at which European leaders will formally adopt Brexit negotiation …

United Kingdom

After 25 years of trying, why aren't we environmentally sustainable yet?

So what's going wrong with sustainability initiatives? We found that three types of failure kept recurring: economic, political and communication.<p>The …

5 Ways Climate Change Impacts Your Net Worth

5 Ways Climate Change Impacts Your Net Worth<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>Back when Jimmy Carter first installed solar panels on the White House, solar …

What Are Negative Emissions & Why Do We Need Them?

To stabilize climate, we theoretically need to drive green-house-gas – especially carbon – emissions down to zero. Indeed, the more green-house gases there are in the atmosphere, the more heat is trapped, and the warmer our planet is.<p>It is a vicious circle:<p>the more CO2 we pump out in the atmosphere …

The Coming Clean-Air War Between Trump and California

The outcome will shape the planet’s climate for generations.<p>In the weeks after the election of Donald Trump, friends and journalists called Deborah Sivas with roughly the same question: How bad could things get?<p>Sivas is a professor of environmental law at Stanford University, and she has decades of …

Climate

When will the Arctic be ice-free? 2C global warming would not prevent complete loss

Limiting climate change to 2C warming still would not stop the Arctic ice from melting away.<p>The Arctic will be ice-free by the middle of the century …

3D Printing with plants is cheaper, stronger and more environmentally friendly

Engineers at MIT have developed a way to use plant cellulose as a feedstock for 3D printers, providing another renewable, biodegradable alternative …

Here's How Much Money China Is Throwing at Renewable Energy

China will plow 2.5 trillion yuan ($361 billion) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country’s energy agency said Thursday, as the world’s …

France officially opens world's first solar panel road

France’s Minister of Environment Ségolène Royal has officially opened the world’s first solar road this week with one kilometer and 2,880 solar …

Independent research shows "global warming hiatus" was indeed false

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) unleashed a huge controversy two years ago with a paper refuting a slow down in ocean …

52 Places to Go in 2017

There are thousands of getaways to explore this year. Here are some ideas to get you started.

The Most Unsung Fruit Is Sitting in Plain Sight

Banana ice cream and two-ingredient pancakes that'll take the most ignored fruit in your kitchen from sidepiece to main squeeze.<p>Peel, eat, and repeat. Eating bananas isn't all that glamorous. Sweet and self-contained, they're the quickest and easiest grab-and-go meal we know—a failsafe but never a …

Breakfast

5 Interview Mistakes You Didn't Know You’re Making

#1: Small talk isn't small.<p>If you have a job interview coming up, your preparation probably includes the reasons why a company should hire you. You …

Genetics or Good Living? Why People in Iceland Outlast Rest of World

Tourists know Iceland for its spectacular landscape, geothermal pools and strange cuisine. But experts say the Nordic nation is special for another reason: people there live longer than almost anywhere else in the world.<p>Year after year, Iceland is one of the top-ranked countries for life …

How does the gun industry live with itself? The psychology behind inhumanity

Ever wonder how firearms makers can sleep at night? Here’s the science behind their moral evasion<p>The gun industry attributes the blame for the escalating lethality of its firearms to public demand. Recall Olberg’s explanation of why Smith & Wesson was selling small lethal pistols that are easy to …