Environment

Dear Bill Gates: Please Care As Much About Our Planet As You Do About Immunization!

The Guardian newspaper has launched a campaign called Keep It In The Ground, to urge the world’s two biggest charitable funds to move their money out of fossil fuels. The clock is ticking: an increase of two degrees in global temperature is the danger zone threshold, and we are rapidly approaching that. 565 gigatons of carbon […]

Tesla Co-Founder Starts Building Sustainable Garbage Trucks

Tesla Co-Founder Starts Building Sustainable Garbage Trucks

Tesla co-founder Ian Wright, who broke with the company in 2005, has continued to work on developing sustainable vehicles, and is working on an exciting new project that hopes to make garbage trucks and other large vehicles environmentally friendly. His new company Wrightspeed is developing a clean electric powertrain specifically designed for large trucks. Right […]

Scientists Create ‘Smog-Eating’ Concrete That Could Cut Pollution By 42%!

Scientists Create ‘Smog-Eating’ Concrete That Could Cut Pollution By 42%!

Could the answer to pollution be right underneath our feet? While it may not be that simple, a recently designed technology that ‘eats’ up smog definitely looks promising! As shared by LA Times, Dutch scientists have successfully tested a smog-eating concrete that can cut certain kinds of air pollution by as much as 45%. When […]

California Is Giving Away FREE Solar Panels To Its Poorest Residents

California Is Giving Away FREE Solar Panels To Its Poorest Residents

Many are inspired to reduce their carbon footprint and implement sustainable technologies, but the cost of such luxuries are a major deterrent for many middle-class and lower-income families. Thanks to legislation introduced by Senator Kevin de León, however, soon some of California’s poorest residents will receive solar technology for free! The Oakland-based non-profit GRID Alternatives […]