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Tiny Baubles Transform Eco-Hostile Laundry Washing

One more energy-intensive, water-consuming, polluting activity may be about to go down the drain, or at least achieve a huge environmental makeover. It's something pretty ubiquitous: laundry washing. You may be surprised to find out that laundry is a $100 billion global industry! Since the 1950s brought electric washers into ordinary American homes, laundry technology Tiny Baubles Transform Eco-Hostile …

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Electric Cars Will Replace Gasmobiles Because They Are “Clearly Superior” Vehicles

I've said it before, several times, but I'm not the only one: electric cars are a disruptive technology and will wipe out gasmobiles in short time for many reasons — they are simply much superior vehicles. Elon Musk knows it. Carlos Ghosn knows it. Bob Lutz knows it. And I'm sure many other auto experts Electric Cars Will Replace Gasmobiles Because They Are “Clearly Superior” …

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New Bionic Leaf Could Solve Solar Energy Storage Problem

Researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are developing a new bionic leaf that can convert energy from sunlight into an energy-dense fuel, imitating the photosynthetic process of plants. We've covered the artificial leaf concept before but aside from using a cool new name (bionic leaf sounds much cooler than artificial leaf, right?) the Berkeley project New Bionic Leaf Could Solve Solar …

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Approval of Line 9B Puts Canadian Communities at Risk While Bringing Tar Sands Oil to New England’s Doorstep

Canada's energy and pipeline regulator, the National Energy Board, approved a pipeline project to transport tar sands eastward from Ontario to terminals just outside Montreal. This decision is a slap in the face to communities along the pipeline's route who will bear the brunt of the risks pipelines create.read more

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BMW i3 Has New “OwnersChoice with Flex” Financing Option

Editor's note: As you know, I'm a fan of the BMW i3. It's not the Tesla Model S, but it's not supposed to be, and the price of the i3 is about half the price of the Model S. I'm happy to see that BMW is offering a financing package that will make the i3 BMW i3 Has New “OwnersChoice with Flex” Financing Option was originally published on: