Climate Change Could Cause Chocolate Shortage

September 30, 2011

A new report from the International Center for Tropical Agriculture. a funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, found that West Africa, where …

Sky High: Stunning Observation Tower Shoots Upward

September 30, 2011


[ By Steph in Art & Design & Geography & Travel. ]

Towering above the Dzintaru Park in Jurmala, Latvia, this sky-high structure …

Germany Covers Old Pit Mine with World’s Largest Solar Park

September 29, 2011

A new section added onto a huge solar park in Eastern Germany now makes it the largest solar park in the world, but the more interesting fact about th…

2011 Solar Decathlon Underway

September 29, 2011


It’s autumn, and the annual Solar Decathlon is underway (through October 2nd). After being highlighted on the National Mall for several years,…

China May Surpass U.S. Per Capita Carbon Emission Levels By 2017

September 28, 2011

A new report style the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency says that China’s per capita carbon emissions are rising at such a pace that …

Lilliputian Landscapes: Paper Sculptures in Mini Bottles

September 28, 2011


[ By Delana in Art & Design & Nature & Ecosystems & Technology & Gadgets. ]

There are plenty of ways to carry a little b…

Google Puts Up $75 Million for Residential Solar Installations

September 27, 2011

Google has set up a $75 million fund that will pay for about 3,000 residential solar installations in California, Colorado and Arizona.  The fund wil…

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