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North America's Largest Urban Orchard Transforms an Old Gas Station in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver’s Sole Food Farms has transformed an old gas station into North American’s largest urban orchard! Located in Downtown Eastside, the orchard …

The 10 hottest hybrids and EVs from the Frankfurt Motor Show

1. Audi Sport Quattro Concept<p>This concept honors the original Quattro from 1983 with its chunky C-pillars and fender flares, but looks ahead in terms …

Kentucky Governor Stands Up To Climate Deniers, Defends Teaching Science In Schools

On Wednesday, a Kentucky review committee voted down the state’s plan to incorporate new federal science education guidelines into its curriculum. …

The Little Energy Bill That Could

Finally: a (relatively) small bill that could make a huge difference. And all of a sudden, because of the delay in a vote on Syria, it is on the Senate floor right now.<p>I'm calling it the New Energy Bill, because its real name is a mouthful: The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S. …

Making Lighting For Indoor Urban Farming More Efficient

Skyscraper farming has been a thing of futurists’ fascination in recent years.<p>As the world becomes more urban and crowded and a host of environmental …

Climate Derivatives Have Destroyed Energy Innovation

For many years, I have rooted for the free market to fix the problem of climate change. I believe in innovation and the power of entrepreneurship. I watched industry transformation real-time in the communications industry through revolutions in telephony, data and broadband.<p>I saw it happen and I …

Airline Fuel Efficiency Analyzed In New Report; Alaska Air Takes Top Spot

In an age where mile-high airfares have become the norm, largely due to rising fuel costs, which airline is the most fuel-efficient?<p>Apparently, those booking through Alaska Airlines are traveling the furthest on a gallon of jet fuel, according to a new study conducted by the International Council …

Let’s fight the 1 percent — of power plants

It’s time to target the 1 percent.<p>But we’re not talking about bankers or CEOs this time. We’re talking about the nearly 1 percent of American power …