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Rolling Huts by Olson Kundig Architects

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In Washington's North Cascades, these low-tech, low-impact structures keep it rolling

Seattle's Olson Kundig Architects are masters of the modern cabin. Whether it's a one-room island retreat or a steel box on stilts, the firm creates fascinating structures surrounded by nature, rustic yet comfy places where we would love to chill. Rolling Huts are another case in point. Designed by Olson Kundig partner Tom Kundig, Rolling Huts add massive steel wheels to the boxy shapes and......read more

Obama's New Climate Change Strategy

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The President remains committed to addressing climate change, will adopt piecemeal approach in 2011.

Despite the failed attempts to pass sweeping climate change legislation, President Obama said he would would be willing to put the entire weight of his presidency on the issue. In a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine, the President said that he plans to address climate change in "chunks" starting next year. He said he will devote a massive amount of presidential power to the......read more

Cruisin' in Hong Kong

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Rolling through the HK streets with Dani Bautista and friends

"Cruisin' in Hong Kong" is just what it says it is: a short clip of skateboarders rolling through the streets of one of the world's great cities. The minute-and-a-half short was filmed by Dani Bautista and features skaters Chris Bradley, Chun Chai, Ah Wai, Ah Ngau, and Piet Guilfoyle hitting up local spots such as the winding Morrison Hill to Mei Foo skatepark. With all the extreme handrails and......read more

PowerFilm Rollable Solar Charger

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Juice up your gadgets sustainably with this flexible, flat-rolling solar panel charger $129.00

Using technology that was initially designed for the military, PowerFilm's R15-300 Rollable Solar Power Charger is a super-lightweight and flexible charger for your cellphone, GPS, MPS, and other devices. Featuring monolithically integrated solar panels, the 5-watt charger eliminates the damage-prone manual connections of individual solar cells. It's also free of cadmium and other toxic......read more

Wheel Dining Table by Environment

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Rolling reclaimed wood design from Alessandro la Spada $3,295.00

Casual sophistication meets smart sustainability in Environment’s Wheel Dining Table, made of reclaimed Brazilian Peroba Rosa wood from ancient buildings and barns. Another warm and accessible bit of eco furniture design from Environment....read more

Mystical Forest Photos by Boguslaw Strempel

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Polish photographer captures early morning mist and fog rolling through the trees

Some people like to get up early. That's their problem. As far as we're concerned, the snooze button is there to be clicked... repeatedly. At the same time, we're grateful that photographers like Boguslaw Strempel are morning people, or else we may never get to see images like these. Strempel awakes at the crack of dawn to capture stunning photos of the day's first light gleaming through......read more

Global Warming's Scary New Numbers

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In a sober piece for Rolling Stone, Bill McKibben shows us the simple, terrifying climate change math of today

For telling proof that something is awry with global temperatures, one need look no further than recent headlines about devastating forest fires in Colorado or severe drought across the midwestern plains. If you're still not convinced, Bill McKibben offers up some numbers that will stop you dead in your tracks.  In a sober piece written for Rolling Stone, the veteran activist and......read more

Underground Eco House by Make Architects

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A zero carbon home embedded into the rolling countryside around Bolton, England

From the ground, the Bolton Eco House may not look like much at all -- just a few stone walls that could easily be mistaken for ancient ruins covered by grass. But from the air, the picture is stunning, revealing an impressive architectural design shaped like an abstract flower. The bold, earth-conscious residential design comes courtesy of Make Architects, who landed it the distinction of being......read more

Caterpillar House by Feldman Architecture

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A zero-energy stunner nestled in the rolling hills near Carmel, CA

Tasked with creating a modern ranch house with informed by environmental ideals, Feldman Architecture delivered this stunner of a home nestled in the rolling hills near Carmel, CA. Dubbed Caterpillar House in reference to its undulating form, the home features an open plan with a powerful connection between indoor and outdoor space.  With walls constructed from repurposed earth generated......read more

Gore Blasts Obama on Climate Change

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Ex-VP takes President Obama to task in the new issue of Rolling Stone

Al Gore is pissed. The former vice president and climate change crusader has taken aim at the Obama administration for failing to take "bold action" on climate change and energy policy. In a scathing 7,000 word essay in the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine, Gore calls out Obama for lacking the forceful leadership required to address a warming planet.  President Obama has never......read more

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