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John Hickenlooper, 3 others governors urge International Trade Commission against supporting tariffs on solar products

denverpost.com  -  5 hours ago
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper joined three other governors this week in urging the U.S. International Trader Commission against supporting tariffs on solar panel products, warning it could cost t…

The problem with too much bread

treehugger.com  -  5 hours ago
Bread is so cheap to produce that it has lost all value, creating excessive waste.

Federal appeals court in Denver overturns ruling on fracking

denverpost.com  -  5 hours ago
A federal appeals court in Denver on Thursday handed environmental groups what could be a short-lived victory, overturning a lower court that said the U.S. Bureau of Land Management exceeded its au…

The Limits Of Engineering

huffingtonpost.com  -  6 hours ago
How endless suburban sprawl contributed to Hurricane Harvey's devastation.

High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits For Many Fish Species By 2070, Study Finds

cleantechnica.com  -  7 hours ago
Anthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there now, according to new research from the University of Washington. As it stands, according to the work, water temperatures in the tropical…

Mathematics, Mass Extinction, Climate Change, & The Threshold Of Catastrophe

cleantechnica.com  -  9 hours ago
Daniel Rothman is a professor of geophysics at the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. He has recently completed a statistical analysis of the significant changes in the earth's carbon cycle over the past 540 million years. During that time, there have been five mass…

This homegrown project brings new meaning to the term magic mushrooms

treehugger.com  -  9 hours ago
Ecovative, a leader in the budding mycelium materials field, is offering a DIY kit that "grows" a lampshade.

13 storey tower built of sustainably harvested Brazilian wood

treehugger.com  -  10 hours ago
Brazil is often in Treehugger because of illegal logging and deforestation. Not this time.

Photo: Bitty burrowing owl peeks out from below

treehugger.com  -  10 hours ago
Our photo of the day features one of the smallest of North American owls.

It's a rule of the road: When it is easy to drive, people drive.

treehugger.com  -  10 hours ago
But when it is slow and inconvenient to drive, even cranky right wing columnists turn to bikes

New York City to install around 1,000 fast-chargers for EVs

inhabitat.com  -  11 hours ago
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city plans to install 50 fast-charging hubs for electric vehicles, and each hub could have 20 chargers.

PHOTOS: Fall color on the Colorado Trail

denverpost.com  -  12 hours ago
Autumn leaves make for beautiful scenery along the Colorado Trail on Kenosha Pass in September 2017.

Yingli Green Ships Record 1,146.6 Megawatts In Q2 But Reports Significant Losses

cleantechnica.com  -  12 hours ago
Yingli Green Energy, also known as Yingli Solar, published its second quarter earnings report this week, and its again good news mixed with bad, with record shipments of 1,146.6 megawatts but increasing its net and operating losses. Yingli Solar can't seem to really catch a break these days and…

This is what an octopus city looks like (video)

treehugger.com  -  12 hours ago
The recent discovery of 'Octlantis' defies the theory that octopuses are loners; now video footage shows the goings-on at the cephalopod city.

San Francisco & Oakland’s Lawsuit Against 5 Oil Companies — More Depth & Context

cleantechnica.com  -  12 hours ago
Using the legal system to hold polluters responsible for the economic losses caused by climate change is becoming more popular. As the federal government uses a bob-and-weave strategy to duck its obligations to protect citizens at both the executive and congressional level, the judiciary is the…

China Halting Major Project Development In Areas Of High Pollution

cleantechnica.com  -  13 hours ago
As part of its bid to reduce dangerously high air pollution levels, authorities in China will be instituting a halt to

Futuristic floating bubble car wins London design competition

inhabitat.com  -  13 hours ago
Renault and Central Saint Martins, UAL have teamed up to develop the car of the future as part of a design competition.

Total Expands Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Businesses With Recent Acquisitions

cleantechnica.com  -  13 hours ago
French multinational oil and gas company Total has announced two separate acquisitions this week which will serve to expand both its renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses, acquiring an indirect interest in French renewable energy company EREN RE, and acquiring French energy efficiency…

It's time to adopt Cosmic Time, one time for the entire world

treehugger.com  -  13 hours ago
Time zones are an anachronism in the Internet age. Let's get rid of them.

The 10 most peaceful countries in the world

treehugger.com  -  14 hours ago
Europe remains the most peaceful region, but the 2017 Global Peace Index shows that peace in the U.S. has taken a tumble.

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