Month: February 2020
Climate change has become mainstream over the past year. It hit the headlines at the beginning of 2019 and seems to have stayed there – thanks to the brilliant ‘Blue Planet’ effect. Some of the stories that have been catching my attention have been about our food choices. Many scientists and proponents suggest we […]Read More
Electrical engineers and microbiologists have created a device they call an ‘Air-gen.’ or air-powered generator, with electrically conductive protein nanowires produced by the microbe Geobacter. The Air-gen connects electrodes to the protein nanowires in such a way that electrical current is generated from the water vapor naturally present in the atmosphere.Read More
Climate Joy Week #45: Nike Releases Shoe Made of Waste, Delta’s $1bn plan to Be the First Carbon Neutral Airline and more…
It’s been going on a year since we launched this series to celebrate positive environmental news and with the increase of climate anxiety, it’s needed now more than ever. So here is some good news to inspire hope and cheerfulness: 1. Nike releases ‘Space Hippie’ shoes made of waste Sportswear giant Nike has released its…Read More
Hyundai will unveil a new electric concept car at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. But aside from a name, Prophecy, and a teaser image, the automaker isn’t revealing any information about it. If nothing else, Prophecy is an on-the-nose name for a concept car. By definition, concept are meant to hint at automakers’ future plans. With its forward-looking…Read More
Ahead of the Mexico City race, da Costa had defended his Santiago team radio messages in which he blasted Vergne – who had a damaged car – for not letting him past.
In Mexico, reigning champion Vergne and da Costa were twice instructed to swap positions in the race, which allowed Sebastien Buemi – then running third – to extend his lead over the pair by 1.7 seconds.
Vergne blamed the …Keep reading
At the end of 2019, the energy world was treated to a decision from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that was perhaps the most hotly anticipated of the entire year. By now you have likely heard of the years-long dispute over PJM Interconnection’s Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR)—the rules by which resources of all…Read More
Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)Read More
Chicago-based Woodhouse Tinucci Architects (WTA) takes a classically authentic approach. As well as a responsible approach to architecture. Their philosophy on sustainable design isn’t your typical eco-friendly formula. Because for WTA, sustainability is about creating buildings. All to last several lifetimes by using natural materials with proven track records ofRead More
Shopping for a used car comes with a lot of uncertainty. Used Tesla electric cars are no different. But if you are shopping for a used Tesla, this video guide is a good place to start. Rich Benoit is one of the foremost experts on Teslas. He’s an independent Tesla mechanic who has rebuilt many of these cars—some from salvaged wrecks bought…Read More