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Uber's Valuation Rockets to $17 Billion, Report Says

Less than a year ago, reports were circulating that on-demand car service Uber was closing in on a $1 billion valuation. Now that looks like pocket …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Brittney Griner says Baylor is not supportive of gay athletes

Brittney Griner did not publicly announce that she was gay until after her playing days at Baylor.<p>But she was never all that careful about hiding her sexual orientation while attending the Christian university, and, according to her recently released autobiography, that was a source of tension …

VIDEO: Giannis Antetokounmpo goes full-court three-dribbles

Bucks forward is long. We mean really, super, crazy long.<p>Tracking exactly how ridiculously long Giannis Antetokounmpo is has been an ongoing treat in …

MEPs reject Green asylum call for Snowden.

MEPs have rejected a demand from the European Green Party that urged EU governments to grant asylum to whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>The move came during the adoption of a European Parliament committee inquiry into the NSA spying scandal.<p>As Claude Moraes, a centre-left British parliamentarian, …

How the Poor Are Squeezed Out of the Most Affordable Housing

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LBNL Research: Wind Projects Don’t Hurt Home Values

Property values are not lowered by nearby wind projects, according to new research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.<p>This is an important …

Water + Sunshine = Fuel as Lab in California Chases Dream: Cars

It sounds like magic, far-out fiction, a California dream. Yet earnest scientists are hard at work on a new alchemy: brewing fuel for cars -- …

An Inside Look At Living In One Of The World’s Most Sustainable Cities

MELBOURNE, Australia — Melbourne is a sprawling network of neighborhoods, trams, trains, bikes, laneways and, around almost every corner, coffee …

Microgrids in America: A new kind of power struggle

<i>Part 2 in a two-part series about microgrids.<br>Part 1:</i> <i>Microgrids: Sandy Forced Cities to Rethink Power Supply</i><p>With the ravages and power outages of …

Deadly 1,000-year floods strike Colorado

Biblical hell has broken out in Colorado, where more than six inches of rain fell in 24 hours, contributing to flash floods that killed at least …

Weather

Adelaide creates world’s first solar-powered public transport system

Many local communities are looking at ways that they can incorporate green technology into their city’s municipal infrastructure. One impressive …

Fossil fuels: Sell now or wait for the stampede?

As state governments and developers scream for approvals to allow them to dig up their fossil fuel reserves, and mainstream analysts warn about an …

Have Matt Ridley, Wall Street Journal Finally Embraced Strong Climate Action And 2°C Warming Target?

Could it be that Matt Ridley and his fellow confusionists at the Wall Street Journal have finally embraced serious climate action? Have they actually …

US Army Goes All Chevy Volt With New Hybrid EV

<b>Published on</b> September 16th, 2013 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>13<p>US Army Goes All Chevy Volt With New Hybrid EV<p>September 16th, 2013 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>The US Army is …

Tar-sands oil could be coming soon to New England

A citizens group in South Portland, Maine, is hoping to beat back an effort by Big Oil to pipe tar-sands crude through their city. The group gathered …

Free National Plug In Days Will Hit 75+ Cities

<b>Published on</b> September 17th, 2013 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>2<p>September 17th, 2013 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>The 3rd Annual National Plug In Day is coming up. The 2013 …

Virtual Audits Uncover Surprising Trends in Building Energy Efficiency

Over the last few years, the handful of startups developing virtual energy auditing services have cumulatively analyzed well over a billion square …

Google now buying enough wind energy to power 170K homes

Google is staying true to its mission to buy clean power for its data centers, and on Tuesday announced it’s purchasing another 240 megawatts from a …

Disruptive CEOs hit the pedal to jumpstart EV market

Turning a profit is tough enough for new tech companies, but it seems impossible when it involves a technology that customers still don't know they …

Rocky Mountain Institute

RMI Outlet, Rocky Mountain Institute’s blog, explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, …

Interbike Tech: Stages launches three new power meters

Stages announced the addition of three new models to its Stages Power line on Monday, nearly a year to the day after the company’s formal debut at …

Claudia Häusler's statement on the Giro Toscana

Fighting for the same goal.<p>What is the goal that we fought for in this last stage of Giro della Toscana? The answer is very easy: Safe bike races! …

Notes from the Spain Desk

There's too much to say right now without resorting to capital letters.<p><b>BREAKING!</b> Horner missed a doping control!<p>WAIT! Now it turns out, the doping …