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Idyllic ecolodge tucked into remote Vietnamese mountainside is made of locally-sourced granite  -  11 hours ago
Located in a remote region in northern Vietnam, the sustainable Topas Ecolodge could just be the ultimate off-grid getaway.

New satellite paves the way for full-color, full-motion video from space  -  12 hours ago
Earth-i confirmed the launch of its prototype satellite CARBONITE-2, or VividX2, manufactured by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited.

Does Yosemite need a Starbucks?  -  13 hours ago
More than 20,000 people have signed a petition asking that a new Starbucks be stopped from opening in the national park.

For this woman, van dwelling is her solution to high rents (Video)  -  13 hours ago
High rents in the city prompting this young woman to look for an alternative -- in a van conversion.

We were promised flying cars  -  13 hours ago
And in Santa Ana, California, we got one. Meanwhile, in Ottawa, Canada, we learn that if you drive a BMW you are treated differently.

The key to success lies in managing one's attention, not time  -  14 hours ago
Scheduling does little to boost productivity if you're constantly distracted by low-value activities.

Fisker EMotion: what we learned about 300-mile electric car at CES  -  15 hours ago
Fisker Inc., the second namesake automaker from the Dutch auto designer, rolled out its first model at the Consumer Electronics Show last week and gave us some details on what to expect from the luxury electric car. The supercar-esque sedan, which Fisker hopes will steal customers away from rival…

Detroit auto show, Ford Mach 1, profitable Chevy EVs, cheaper renewables: Today's Car News  -  15 hours ago
Today, we've got news from the Detroit auto show, promised profits on electric cars, yet another teaser from Ford, and some great news on renewable energy. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most important green-car stories.…

Avangrid starts up more than 500MW of US wind power  -  15 hours ago
Avangrid Renewables has begun commercial operations at three new US wind farms with a combined capacity totaling 504MW in New Mexico, California and Colorado.

SLA puts the icing on Bjarke's Amager Bakke cake  -  15 hours ago
The landscape design for the roof of the waste-to-energy plant is a terrific topping.

GM promises it can make money on all-electric cars by 2021  -  15 hours ago
Radically new powertrains are widely assumed to lose money for the companies that launch them. Toyota's hybrid-electric system, launched in Japan in 1997, likely didn't break even until sometime after the 2004 launch of the second-generation Prius. Long-range battery-electric vehicles are the same,…

SuperMeat Secures $3 Million In Funding For Lab-Grown Chicken Meat  -  15 hours ago
Israel-based biotech and food-tech startup SuperMeat has just secured a tasty $3 million in seed funding to help it on it mission to produce lab-grown ‘clean’ meat for the masses

Europe on course for off-grid parity ahead of US: EY study  -  15 hours ago
Europe will reach off-grid energy parity up to 20 years earlier than some regions of the US, according to a study from global business group EY.

The organic farm teaching sustainable growing techniques in Canada's cold, dark north  -  16 hours ago
The Northern Farm Training Institute teaches locals how to grow food sustainably in Canada's cold, dark northern territories.

2019 Chevy Silverado: how a big, thirsty pickup gets more fuel-efficient  -  16 hours ago
The highest-volume vehicle GM sells in North America is a full-size pickup truck—one that likely also contributes outsize profits from each of its hundreds of thousands of units. So the launch of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Saturday night before the Detroit auto show was a big deal for the…

German North Sea wind generation jumps by 47% in 2017  -  16 hours ago
Network operator TenneT last year transmitted 15.97 terawatt hours of electricity from German North Sea wind farms, a 47% jump when compared to 2016.

Ford 300-mile all-electric SUV may be named Mach 1; due 2020  -  16 hours ago
The big new debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show are largely pickup trucks, one of them being the new mid-size 2019 Ford Ranger. Ford also introduced a new Bullitt Mustang, honoring the 51st anniversary of the legendary 1968 movie, and a high-performance ST version of the Edge crossover. (Is it the…

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