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San Francisco public school solar program becoming powerful

  These days, San Francisco’s Downtown High School is turning out more than students ready to take on the world — it’s generating its own...

Incredible new system can generate electricity from living plants

  Dutch start-up called Plant-e has developed a way to use living plants as a continuous source of clean energy – all that’s needed is a...

Chicago is about to get the world’s largest rooftop greenhouse

    In April, the eco-friendly soap manufacturer Method opened up its newest factory on Chicago’s South Side. This is no ordinary...

In Pakistan, solar lamps turn women into green energy entrepreneurs

    A s the sun sets and darkness falls over a village outside Bahawalpur, Shama Bibi switches on her solar lantern and starts sewing...

A Farm For The Future

    Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family’s farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the...

Levi Strauss & Co: Bring Us Your Old Jeans

      You’ll wear them. Live in them. Love them. Make them your own. And after a few years with that perfect fit, you’ll probably...

Farm to fork to fuel, and back to the farm

    Technology developed at UC Davis by Professor Ruihong Zhang has turned a waste problem into an energy solution. Over the past decade,...

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