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2016 was the year solar panels finally became cheaper than fossil fuels. Just wait for 2017

The renewable energy future will arrive when installing new solar panels is cheaper than a comparable investment in coal, natural gas or other options. If you ask the World Economic Forum (WEF), the day has arrived.<p>Solar and wind is now the same price or cheaper than new fossil fuel capacity in …

Renewable Energy

Coal company demonstrates impressive feats of climate denial

“[T]here are no demonstrated foreseeable effects of any GHG emissions.” While these words may have composed a halfway reasonable sentence a few …

6 perfect food pairings to make you a better runner

Green tea + Toast = Less overeating<p>Starchy breakfast favourites like toast, pancakes and cereal are a great way for runners to load up on …

These affordable bamboo houses were built for just $2,500 each

1/10<p>Framework House by Atelier COLE Building Trust International<p>Atelier COLE, Building Trust International, and Habitat for Humanity Cambodia teamed …

4 Ways Dads Can Make Their Daughters Better at Life

How our fathers contribute to our smarts, career success, confidence, and more<p>Quality time with Dad trumps quantity. Here, the ways in which our paternal figures can shape us (quite literally) into the women we become.<p><b>Body Image</b>A January 2015 study found that daughters who had caring and friendly …

Parenting

Apple Watch 2 will add FaceTime camera, better WiFi and more

The Apple Watch has only just landed in Apple Stores, and already a bevy of Apple Watch 2 rumors are basically rendering it outdated.<p>According to a new report, not only is a second-generation Apple Watch coming next year, but it will boast an added FaceTime camera, greater levels of iPhone …

Astronomers find evidence of oldest stars in ancient galaxy

For the longest time, Population III stars, which formed in the very early years of the universe, were nothing but a theory. Now, some astronomers led by David Sobral from the University of Lisbon in Portugal believe they've found evidence of these ancient, massive celestial bodies within an …

Universe

3 Dangerous Words You Must Stop Saying Right Now

Are you deluding yourself, limiting your happiness, and delaying effective action just by saying a simple three word phrase? You very well could be, …

Outsourcing

Deforestation in the UK

by Judith Curry<p>More wood being burnt from British woods than since industrial revolution. – David Rose<p>While I’m in the UK, I thought it would be …

Going Green: India Moves to Become Top Solar Energy Power

Under the new plan, India’s solar power capacity target has been raised to 100 gigawatts (GW), up from 20 GW. The ambitious goal will entail a …

Articles about green home la jolla blends indoors and outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Noorens fell in love with San Diego and the surrounding area during a surf vacation several years ago, and made it their...<p>Currently on view in Los Angeles is an unconventional show organized by the artist Fritz Haeg, best known for his Edible Estates...<p>The always-popular Dwell Home Tour takes …

La Jolla

We're running out of water, NASA images show

More than half of the world's largest aquifers are being depleted, according to satellite system data.<p>The Earth’s largest aquifers, a source of water …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Tesla is planning to expand its Supercharger network to over 10,000 chargers this year - and the opening of the...<p>For those who are still giddy over …

The Death of the Green Energy Movement

The green energy movement in America is dead. May it rest in peace. No, a majority of American energy over the next 20 years is not going to come …

Oil & Gas Industry

8 Steps to Get Your Mojo Back Before Summer

New beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. Summer is always a new beginning because it's a new season. Now is a great time to get fired up, motivated and start making changes to get to your next level of <i>you</i>. Mojo is that magical charisma you carry that makes you feel good …

This New App Turns Reducing Your Carbon Footprint Into A Game

Then assuage your guilt by purchasing carbon credits.<p>Maybe you’ve checked your carbon footprint once or twice. But what next? The scale of the climate challenge–and potential solutions–can seem overwhelming to the point that many people don’t take action at all. A new app called Oroeco is designed …

State of Green Business: Money flows where sustainability grows

<i>This article is part of a series of excerpts from the 2015 State of Green Business report.</i><p>The last year has ushered in a number of encouraging …

Sustainability

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How we cut carbon emissions influences our health

A carbon tax won't necessarily get us as many benefits as other routes.<p>If policymakers want to reduce our carbon emissions, they have a variety of …

This iPhone 6 case can supposedly charge your phone without ever being plugged in

What if your smartphone case was able to harvest electricity right out of the air around the handset and prolong its battery life? Apparently that’s …

Want to Save Thousands of American Lives Each Year? Cut Power Plant Pollution

A new study, published in the journal <i>Nature Climate Change today, calculates that the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan will save thousands of lives every year.</i><p>The study, by researchers at Harvard, Syracuse and Boston Universities and Resources for the Future, finds that a strategy …

Nutrigenomics: The Diet That Can Change Your DNA

Diet and exercise. The importance of both was known to the earliest humans, but today we know much more about how food and exercise affects our minds and bodies through scientific evidence. In this two-part series, I delve into the latest science behind diet and exercise and how they are ultimately …

Why Testicles Are The Perfect Hiding Spot For Ebola

Gonads provide a safe haven for the virus, which is bad news for Ebola survivors who want to have sex<p>On March 20, a woman in Liberia was diagnosed with Ebola. It was a mysterious case, since it happened 30 days after the country’s last recorded occurrence of the virus, and Ebola is thought to be …

An introduction to climate change in 60 seconds

The 5 Rules of Self-Confidence

<b>1. Everything will be fine.</b><p>As a person with true self-confidence, you're not concerned with the outcome of social interaction. It is not as important because you know you will be fine either way.<p><b>2. Don't lie.</b><p>The truth is what it is. We can't change it.<p>If you talk about yourself confidently and …

How to Grout Tile

Follow these step-by-step instructions.<p><b>How to Grout Tiles</b><p>Grout is the waterproof cement that goes between the tiles. All tiling must be finished with grouting, and this is the really satisfying part! You can create very different looks with colored grout. For more outlandish combinations, test a …

Cleaning

Why Tesla’s announcement is such a big deal: The coming revolution in energy storage

<i>This story has been updated</i>.<p>Late Thursday, the glitzy electric car company Tesla Motors, run by billionaire Elon Musk, ceased to be just a car company. As was widely expected, Tesla announced that it is offering a home battery product, which people can use to store energy from their solar panels or …