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BIG Wins Competition to Design Green-Roofed Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

BIG just landed a new commission to design the Museum of the Human Body (Cité du Corps Humain) in Montpeillier, France! The museum will consist of a …

Kinetic Map Shows Real-Time Wind Speeds in the US During Hurricane Sandy

HINT.FM‘s real-time map of wind speeds in the US is a useful tool to help us better understand the wind’s power and potential. The kinetic map was …

Alleged Animal Abuse At Former Walmart Pork Supplier Caught On Camera (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

A shocking undercover video released this week has allegedly exposed rampant animal abuse at a farm in Oklahoma that supplies pork to Tyson Foods, the nation's largest meat producer.<p>The footage, released by animal rights group Mercy For Animals, shows workers punching, kicking and beating animals …

How Robots Can Keep Solar Panels Clean And More Energy Flowing Into The Grid

SunPower said Monday it’s bought a California startup that engineers robots for cleaning solar panels to minimize electricity production losses.<p>SunPower paid an undisclosed amount of cash for Greenbotics after using the startup’s equipment for the past year at a 25-megawatt solar farm it’s built …

Lake Waiau On Hawaii Is Mysteriously Disappearing; Scientists Looking For Answers

What once was a full, albeit small, glassy lake on Mauna Kea’s summit on Hawaii's Big Island, now looks more like a drying puddle.<p>Since 2010, Lake Waiau -- Hawaii's only alpine lake and the third highest lake in the U.S. -- has shrunk from about 5,000-7,000 square meters to 115 square meters. …

These Homes Run Energy-Efficient Tech Through the Paces

At first glance, the two modular homes on the south end of the Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) campus in Richland, …

CANSTRUCTION: Gravity-Defying Structures Made of Food Cans Rise in NYC

Playing with your food is typically frowned upon, but here's one case where it's being elevated to an art form. The 22nd annual Canstruction …

Beautifully detailed photographs of the sun taken from a backyard in Buffalo

From his own backyard, amateur photographer Alan Friedman takes some of the most unusual images of the sun we've ever laid eyes on, using a telescope …

Spectrolab Breaks Own Solar Cell Efficiency Record

Space solar cell and panel manufacturer Spectrolab has broken its own solar cell efficiency world record. The Boeing subsidiary achieved an …

'Green News Report' - November 21, 2013

<b>TWITTER:</b> @GreenNewsReport<p><b>FACEBOOK</b>: Green News Report<p>The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!<p><b>IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT:</b> Impasse at the UN climate summit as developing nations walk out of negotiations; Just 90 companies responsible for most of man-made global …

A Solar Startup's Bid To Reinvent Itself When Others Have Failed

A Silicon Valley solar startup that remains standing after many of its peers were squeezed out of the business by an oversupply of solar panels in the past three years now is setting out to show it has a fighting chance to be a major player.<p>The company, formerly called Solexant, is now Siva Power …