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Are Electric Vehicles the Future of Mass Transportation?

Future of Mass Transportation

Big cities around the world are at a crossroads for sustainable transportation: They need to find a way to combine mass transportation for billions of passengers while minimizing their environmental impact. Electric transportation popularity seems to be on the rise, but is there really any other durable solution? When upgrading or changing your public transportation fleet, as a city, there ...

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Top 5 Used Cars for Eco-Minded Drivers

The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to the Earth’s warming, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), making up 28 percent of greenhouse gas emissions.

The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to the Earth’s warming, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), making up 28 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Drivers can reduce their carbon footprint by driving less, choosing eco-friendly fuels or switching to electric of fuel-efficient cars. Not everyone can drive less or take public transportation, though. So, for commuters ...

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Going Green with Big Data

Big Data

At the beginning of the industrial revolution, no one lost a moment’s rest worrying about the environmental impact of progress. For some insight on how we were back then, just look at current developing nations entering the industrial phase of their development. It seems developing a conscience for human rights and environmental responsibility is considered an exclusive affordance of the ...

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Go Green with Cleaner Data Center Management

Data Center Management

Data is hot right now. It makes our preferred lifestyles a reality rather than a possibility. From algorithms and trend reports to complex programs that put us face-to-face with friends and colleagues across the country, everything is made possible with data. But as important as data is, it’s often not very energy-conscious. Data sucks up a LOT of energy, from ...

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Building a Modern Green Home

Modern Green Home

Green building has been around since the 1970s, but with increasing research, affordability and demand, the market for eco-friendly homes has exploded in recent years. Whether you’re building a new home or just looking to update some of the features in your current one, consider implementing these modern, eco-friendly technologies. Downsize In the 1950s, the average home was less than ...

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Go Green With Eco-Friendly Furniture in Your Home

Eco-Friendly Furniture

While many people think that the only way to reduce their carbon footprint is to drive electric cars or walk to work, set up an elaborate recycling station in their home and replace all of their old appliances and lights with new, energy-efficient models, there are other ways to be eco-friendly. As it turns out, the way you furnish your ...

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Energy-efficient Smart Buildings: Proof that Clean Technology is Making a Comeback

Smart Buildings

Imagine living in a society where all buildings are connected. When an earthquake strikes one building several miles away from you, alarms immediately sound in your own building, warning you of the shaking that is about to rock your world. Then, first responders to your building site can digitally retrieve an image of your building that shows them where every ...

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