The forthcoming Tri-Gen facility is being called “the world’s first megawatt-scale 100% renewable power and hydrogen generation station.”
Source: TreeHugger – Toyota’s new power plant will use dairy manure to make clean electricity & hydrogen
The train, which features restored vintage carriages with flexible solar panels on their roofs, will travel between its solar-charging train station and a resort property in Byron Bay.
Source: TreeHugger – World’s first solar train will begin service soon in Byron Bay, Australia
They are a new way to raise money and build green power.
Source: TreeHugger – Forget Bitcoins; invest in green renewable energy with WePower tokens
Wanting a comfortable place to live in while traveling across the continent, this avid rock climber transforms a van into a small home on wheels.
Source: TreeHugger – Mechanical engineer’s ,000 van conversion has a quick-folding bed (Video)
Now that vanilla is the second most expensive spice in the world, farmers need to rely on armed guards to protect crops.
Source: TreeHugger – Madagascar’s vanilla situation is anything but plain
Jarrett Walker, author of Human Transit, blames what he calls “Elite Projection.”
Source: TreeHugger – Why do Americans (and Elon Musk) hate public transit so much, and love chasing “Cyberspace Techno-dreams”?
Picture this: In 2016 the world generated enough e-waste to fill a line of 18-wheelers from New York to Bangkok and back.
Source: TreeHugger – Staggering e-waste numbers revealed in grim new report
A sustainable forest is like a giant nest that protects the birds that live in it. Among forest wildlife, birds are especially important because they serve as early indicators of forest health, water quality, air quality, and climate change.
Source: TreeHugger – Study shows sustainable forestry sustains these 5 birds
Our photo of the day comes from the magical land of Oregon.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Forest reveals a pretty secret
These folded forms are diverse, done daily as a kind of creative diary.
Source: TreeHugger – This artist folds a different origami paper crane daily, for 1,000 days
A new study shows that there is such thing as too many toys.
Source: TreeHugger – Kids play better when they have fewer toys
Hopefully, the early demand for Tesla’s rig pushes other competitors to innovate too.
Source: TreeHugger – Pepsi orders 100 Tesla Semi trucks, largest order yet
And they are not alone…
Source: TreeHugger – World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and production
There is a real need for comfortable, safe and green ground transportation, not a silly press release.
Source: TreeHugger – A good overnight sleeper bus would be a wonderful thing. Then there is the Snoozeliner
Powered by sun and wind, this road-worthy, two-bedroom camper can transform into a fully featured home at the push of a button.
Source: TreeHugger – Rotating futuristic off-grid camper easily expands into two-bedroom dwelling (Video)
Chef Tyler Florence thinks smartphone-based “micro-cooking content” is the way of the future, but I think cookbooks will always have their place.
Source: TreeHugger – Are recipes really dead? I don’t think so.
Musk hates getting stuck in traffic, but doesn’t like transit either. Hence the Boring Company
Source: TreeHugger – Why Elon Musk hates public transit
In the building industry it is a big question, for all the wrong reasons.
Source: TreeHugger – Where do you stand in “The great bathroom debate: shower or tub? “?
Pinterest has released its list of predicted trends for next year, and it looks like TreeHugger’s eco-minded philosophies are catching on.
Source: TreeHugger – Parenting trends are going green for 2018
I taste heaven, you taste soap … here’s the science behind the great cilantroversy.
Source: TreeHugger – Why some people can’t stand cilantro