Tag Archives: green

Ontario kills EV subsidies to reduce gas prices

Last month, Ontario elected a new provincial government; Doug Ford's Conservative Party, which has already begun enacting its key policies. That includes an immediate end to an electric and hydrogen vehicle subsidy, as well as incentive programs for...

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Dubai plans world’s biggest vertical farm with 130,000sqft facility

Dubai plans to build the world’s largest vertical farm, a growing method that reduces water usage, among other things. These vertical farms have cropped up in various cities, primarily in repurposed old warehouses and industrial buildings, enabling communities to grow their own local produce. Soon, Dubai will be home to a 130,000sqft facility that grows thousands of pounds of leafy … Continue reading

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PAX’s ‘Session Control’ helps you control your vape high

If you partake in cannabis, you've probably overdone it at some point and felt like the walls are closing in. Or instantly forgot what you just said and were suddenly paranoid everyone in the room thinks you're weird?

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Volvo just made a huge recycled plastic promise

Volvo plans to dramatically increase the green credentials of its cars, promising to use at least 25-percent recycled plastics from 2025. The push will see the Swedish automaker offset its use of new plastic – both in the cabin and elsewhere in the construction of its vehicles – by introducing a greater percentage of reused materials.

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Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis in breakthrough study

A new study out of Imperial College London describes the discovery of a new type of photosynthesis, one the institute says “changes our understanding of the basic mechanism” involved. Even better, researchers indicate this discovery could pave the way for engineered crops that are more efficient than existing options

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Samsung 100% renewable energy vow sets two-year deadline

Samsung announced an ambitious new environmental pledge today, revealing that it will transition to 100-percent renewable energy in the United States, Europe, and China. This is an expansion of the company’s existing renewable energy initiative, expanding it to cover Samsung’s total operations in the three aforementioned locations

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Recommended Reading: An NBA exec and some mysterious Twitter accounts

The curious case of Bryan Colangelo and the secret Twitter account Ben Detrick, The Ringer Even though he won't admit it, one of the NBA's biggest stars, Kevin Durant, almost certainly used a burner Twitter account to clap back at the haters. That...

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EPA scientific advisory board to review agency’s recent rollbacks

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) met to discuss some of the changes the agency has proposed under Administrator Scott Pruitt. And ultimately, the 44-person board voted to review a number of the EP...

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UK to introduce internet safety laws within ‘next couple of years’

The UK government is acting on its vow to make the internet safer... whether or not companies like the idea. In the wake of the Internet Safety Green Paper, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has unveiled plans for online safety laws that will tackle cy...

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Engadget and Silica Magazine are partnering for a week-long takeover

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