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Despite the government’s repeated efforts to keep air pollution in check, the capital city of China is still grappling with one of the worst pollution levels in the world. Now, officials in Hebei Province, which surrounds Beijing, have decided to create what they call a “Green Necklace” of trees in hopes of clearing the air. […]

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Toyota plans to achieve its environmental targets and reduce carbon emissions drastically by increasing the sale of its fuel-celled vehicles. Toyota Mirai is one such car from the automaker whose sole emission is water vapor. The company has come up with a unique plan to market this zero-emissions car– by installing eco-friendly billboards that literally […]

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Just like the modern self-driving cars, we now have a self-driving garden that is capable of moving around the city in search of sunlight. Named Hortum machina, B, this nomadic, self-driving and self-cultivating garden has been designed by University College London’s students William Victor Camilleri and Danilo Sampaio under the supervision of the Interactive Architecture Lab’s […]

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At a time when governments around the world are facing the challenge of global warming due to burning of fossil fuels, finding a solution to this issue is of utmost importance. Using renewable sources of energy can help nations reduce their carbon footprint considerably. Now a team of scientists from the University of Cambridge has […]

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Babcock Ranch is the first solar powered town in the world and is being developed by Kitson & Partners in Charlotte County, Florida, just 20 minutes east of Fort Myers. The planned community, which is all set to become America’s most sustainable town, will be powered almost entirely by the sun, turning to natural gas on […]

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Like all major capital cities around the world, Dubai is also planning to build a huge green space to enhance the city’s natural landscape and attract tourists. The 800,000 square mile pedestrian-friendly public park is a joint project between Dubai Holding and Dubai Municipality. The park will feature 18 miles of pedestrian pathways, 12 miles of jogging track, […]

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A Swiss resident has come up with the bizarre business idea of canning fresh Swiss Alps air and peddling it online. John Green has been living in Switzerland for the past 20 years and says “the air in the mountains is like champagne [so] I decided I had better start selling it.” Green is selling […]

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