Wind-Powered Cargo Ship

04.07.11

Wind-Powered Cargo Ships

It’s been more than a century since large industrial ships relied on wind power to cross the seas. German manufacturer SkySails is hoping to convince more shipping companies to rediscover the power of wind. It’s towing kite…

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01.23.11

WindMade Product Labels

We’ve come to rely on certain symbols to know which products are made responsibly. The recycling arrows, CFC-free, not tested on animals, USDA Organic, Fair Trade, as this video suggests, these labels help us choose between things we want…

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01.07.11

Empire State To Go 100% Wind Power

The 102-story landmark will buy 100% of its power from wind farms owned by Green Mountain Energy Company.

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12.24.10

Greener Jet Fuel?

This weekend is one of the busiest for the airline industry. Flights home (or, if you’re lucky, somewhere exotic) for the holidays help make aviation responsible for about 3% of global carbon emissions. But future holiday flights…

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11.08.10

Brands: Levi Strauss’s Water-saving Jeans

Comfort comes at a price. A typical pair of jeans, for example, is washed up to ten times to give it its ‘broken in’ appearance and feel. That’s roughly 42 liters of water per pair…

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11.05.10

When Holiday Rituals Need Tweaking

Holidays are, by their nature, not great…for nature. It’s a time for travel, consuming more than we do otherwise and celebrating traditions that mostly originated before a modern eco-aesthetic. And we love them! But can we tweak…

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