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This giant warehouse farm says it can grow 100 times more greens per square foot than traditional farms
For centuries, American farmers have grown produce with soil, sunlight, and water.<p>A new farm, called Bowery, says it has found a much more efficient place to grow: inside a giant warehouse in Kearny, New Jersey.<p>Located about 15 miles outside New York City, Bowery estimates it has the capacity to …Aquaculture
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is to increase its spending on renewable energy to $1bn a year, its chief executive announced as he warned the public’s …Climate Change
The double-arched stone bridge Ponte dei Salti crosses the Verzasca river next to the small town Lavertezzo
The double-arched stone bridge Ponte dei Salti crosses the Verzasca river next to the small town Lavertezzo. Past the big dam, deep in the Verzasca valley in the Italian-speaking canton Ticino, the bridge allows farmers to cross the river with their mules. It is often referred to as Roman bridge, but only dates back to the 17. century. In the summertime, locals and tourists alike jump the 14 meters off the bridge into the green water for a refreshing swim.
Renewable energyA world turned upside down<p>Wind and solar energy are disrupting a century-old model of providing electricity. What will replace …Renewable Energy
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Greg Clark welcomes 700-job factory, which will produce hundreds of 75m-long blades a year for a new generation of offshore windfarms<p>The first batch of 75-metre-long wind turbine blades will roll out of a new factory in Hull on Thursday, destined for huge windfarms off the UK’s coast.<p>The …Renewable Energy
There's no more construction fencing around the installation by Arizona-based artist <b>James Turrell</b> on ASU's Tempe Campus, and if you have a minute to …Phoenix
The recent announcement of the recipient of the Wave Energy Prize marks another step toward global disruption of the reliance on fossil fuelsWave …Renewable Energy
Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio has recently devoted himself to raising awareness of the negative effects of climate change and his new environmental documentary <i>Before the Flood</i> will soon be on National Geographic.<p>The eco-flick is slated to premiere on National Geographic on October 30 and …Climate Change
Public streetcars, pedestrians and cyclists only<p>In a symbol of their commitment to environmentally-friendly means of transportation, the Helsinki …
Solar panels generated more electricity than coal in the past six months in a historic year for getting energy from the sun in the UK, according to a …
Typhoons are generally associated with mass destruction, but a Japanese engineer has developed a wind turbine that can harness the tremendous power …Renewable Energy
Take 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, each 7 feet high and 10 feet wide. Control them with computers to focus the Sun's light to the top of …Renewable Energy