Unless you live in a flat country like the Netherlands, chances are you have to navigate up a few hills during your daily commute. That idea alone might be enough to deter many folks from opting to ride a bike on their way to work. For that reason, product designer Somnath Ray … [Read more...] about Turn your regular bike into an e-bike with this clever attachment
From biodegradable plastics to non-animal leather, mycelium has often proven its incredible potential to support a number of industries in transitioning towards sustainability. Now, a startup called NetZero wants to make your lawn a bit more climate-friendly by using mycelium’s … [Read more...] about Capture carbon in your yard with these mycelium balls
“Please offer me a seat. Not all disabilities are visible,” reads a new sticker that’s available to buy online, intended for disabled people who struggle to find seating on public transit. The idea is the brainchild of Catherine Callahan, who volunteers with Bay Area Rapid … [Read more...] about These stickers help people with disabilities get a seat on public transit
On a beach in the Caribbean, a nonprofit called Project Vesta will soon begin testing a radical new way to fight climate change that involves spreading ground-up olivine—a cheap green mineral—over the sand, where ocean waves will break down the mineral, which in turn will pull … [Read more...] about Geohacking: Could “green sand” beaches help us fight climate change?
As you probably heard this week, the price of oil has actually crashed below $0 for the first time in history. At a time when the world needs to transition from fossil fuels to avoid the even bigger catastrophe of climate change, what does the state of the industry mean for the … [Read more...] about What does it mean for the climate when oil prices fall below $0?