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Will the next generation of public lands advocates be reached via zip line? Retiring forest service boss Jim Bedwell thinks so

denverpost.com  -  5 hours ago
Jim Bedwell saw himself as following trail broken Arthur Carhart, the Forest Service’s first landscape architect who birthed the Wilderness Act after a visit to Trappers Lake.

As LA heat wave bakes Valley, residents say 'cool pavement' project is working

dailynews.com  -  7 hours ago
CANOGA PARK >> When summer heat rippled through her asphalt neighborhood last year, Maria Jimenez and her three young children sweated in their bottom floor apartment with the A/C off to save cash.But during one of the worst heat waves ev

Cleantech Fun In Berlin — June 27

cleantechnica.com  -  8 hours ago
In a few days, CleanTechnica will be converging on Berlin for our next Cleantech Revolution Tour conference, will spend a couple of days in The Grey City, and then will head to Wroclaw (in a Tesla Shuttle or three) for a full day of cleantech fun in Wroclaw. For the main conference days (June 28…

Book Preview: The Tesla Revolution — Why Big Oil Has Lost The Energy War

cleantechnica.com  -  8 hours ago
Originally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Everybody seems to be piling on the poor oil barons these days. Just as Tony Seba’s latest paper predicting the doom of the industry is making the rounds, a new book explains their predicament from an even more Tesla-centric…

Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology, Explained (Video)

cleantechnica.com  -  9 hours ago
Originally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris We Teslaphiles are familiar with the cool attributes of electric vehicles - the instant torque, the greater efficiency, the regenerative braking - but how many of us really understand how all that stuff works? Anyone who’d like a little deeper…

Photo: Caterpillar's eyespots give predators pause

treehugger.com  -  10 hours ago
Nature shows its sly side with the fake eyes of a saddleback's tuckus.

10 animals that outlive humans by a long shot

treehugger.com  -  10 hours ago
We may be the species most full of folly, but these long-lived animals get the last laugh.

Willie Nelson Lights Up Toby Keith's New Marijuana Ditty 'Wacky Tobaccy'

huffingtonpost.com  -  10 hours ago
Keith favors legalizing pot, saying, "If you drink liquor, you ought to be able to smoke weed.”

Climate Adaptation Is King In The New Anti-Normal

cleantechnica.com  -  10 hours ago
Originally published on PlanetSave. By Alex Diaz My last PlanetSave story ended with an upbeat reference to the coming boom in what is now widely called the new Climate Adaptation Economy, or the fast-growing field of companies providing resilience solutions in the United States and around the…

Rise Up Board Game Is A Creative Tool For Activism & People Power

cleantechnica.com  -  11 hours ago
Originally published on PlanetSave. In times like these, we need as many tools and games that inspire, educate, and motivate as possible, because there are a metric buttload boatload of issues that we need to move forward on, ranging from basic human rights to deforestation to clean energy and…

India Extends Transmission Charge Exemption For Solar Projects

cleantechnica.com  -  11 hours ago
Originally published on CleanTechies. In a bid to push solar power tariffs even lower and incentivize as many states as possible to procure electricity from large-scale solar power projects through long-term agreements, the Indian government has extended a crucial incentive linked to interstate…

NEXTracker Reaches 1 Gigawatt Solar Tracker Sales Milestone In India

cleantechnica.com  -  11 hours ago
Originally published on CleanTechies. The world’s leading solar power tracker company, NEXTracker, has achieved a major milestone in one of the world’s fastest growing solar power markets. NEXTracker recently announced that it has now sold more than 1 gigawatt of solar trackers to projects in…

Indian State Of Bihar Hopes To Attract $3 Billion In Renewable Energy Investments

cleantechnica.com  -  12 hours ago
Originally published on CleanTechies. The Indian state of Bihar has announced plans to attract investments in the renewable energy market to achieve the target set by the central government. The state government of Bihar recently announced that it hopes to attract Rs 20,000 crore ($3.1 billion)…

Hong Kong Is The Latest Tesla Hotspot — For Now

cleantechnica.com  -  12 hours ago
Originally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Hong Kong has become the latest Tesla hotspot. Of all the cars sold in the territory last year, nearly 7% were Teslas, according to Bloomberg. The brand totally dominates Hong Kong’s electric vehicle market - 87% of electric vehicles [EVs] sold…

Like to pet alligators? Head to Croc Fest

miamiherald.com  -  12 hours ago
An annual reptile festival that over the years has collected more than a quarter million dollars for research is raising money to help save endangered Cuban crocodiles.

Indian Railways installing rooftop solar panels on 250 trains

inhabitat.com  -  13 hours ago
Indian Railways seeks to install flexible solar panels and batteries to power fans and lights on 250 local trains. The intention is to reduce fuel costs and benefit the environment while lowering the company’s own emissions to meet government standards.

All the ways to eat kiwi fruit

treehugger.com  -  14 hours ago
Did you know that you don't have to peel kiwi fruit before eating?

Tesla Has The Most Aggressive EV Sales Goals, Battery Cost Reductions, & Charging Capabilities, Says IEA

cleantechnica.com  -  14 hours ago
Originally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Electric vehicles are on a major roll, and the International Energy Agency’s annual report on the market makes for lively reading this year. The IEA's Global EV Outlook 2017 report notes that global plug-in vehicle sales surpassed 750,000 in…

Artists tinker with grass & photosynthesis to create huge living canvases (Video)

treehugger.com  -  14 hours ago
Humble grass is transformed into living works of art with a message, using light and a lot of patience.

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