Tag: Evolution - Page 6

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    Volvo Premiers Hybrid System for Trucks and Busses

    March 13, 9:45 AM by Jacob Gordon in Cars

    After last week's post on Volvo's plans for a second carbon-neutral factory, someone was kind enough to point out the irony of a CO2-free truck plant that still makes conventional trucks. Well, the irony was not lost and Volvo announced this week a

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    Animated Climate Model By Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

    March 13, 7:30 AM by John Laumer in Corporate Responsibility

    This is a still image from an animated, long-range climate model by the US Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL/NOAA). Here's the animated link. The frames step through future quite rapidly, so be sure to play the animation several times to

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    Wooden Briefcase

    March 13, 12:12 AM by Justin Thomas in Style

    In pursuit of new applications for wood, this briefcase was created by industrial designer Takumi Shimamura and it's made with "ecologically thinned" Japanese cedar. The briefcase is designed to accomodate laptops, and it is handmade by Japanese

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    58 Lustron Homes Being Given Away

    March 12, 7:25 PM by Lloyd Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    Lustron Homes were the "The House America Has Been Waiting For" post WW2- the all-steel manufactured wonders that were going to revolutionize the housing industry. They did not for a number of reasons- they were built like tanks and the developers made

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    Treehugger World Headquarters Exposed

    March 12, 7:03 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    Drat, the secret is out. We pretend to be virtual with contributors all over the world but really there are a bunch of suits parked in suites between Gawker and Huff Post. Fortunately there is no mention of us by name in ::New York

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