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Project Natick Underwater Datacenter
Microsoft Sinks a Datacenter off Scotland
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Apollo Fusion
Minamata Convention Bans Mercury Satellite Propellants
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The 7 Best Energy-Efficient Dehumidifiers of 2022
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We Need to Get Over Our Resistance to Recycling Poop
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Researchers Make Insulation Board Out of Popcorn
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Researchers Develop Powerful and Affordable Pee-Powered Fuel Cell
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LifeLabs Fabrics Keep You Warm or Cool With Physics
Climeworks in Iceland
Climeworks Turns On the World's Largest Carbon Capture and Storage Plant
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The 6 Best Energy-Efficient Space Heaters of 2022
Bifacial solar panels in the Atacama Desert in Chile
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The 6 Best Energy-Efficient Refrigerators of 2022
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How Much of the Ocean Is Unexplored?
Best Home Battery Storage Systems
The 6 Best Home Battery Storage Systems of 2022
Camping by the water
The 9 Best Eco-friendly Camping Gadgets of 2022
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Fairphones Are Perfect for Consumers Tracking Their Carbon Footprint
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Tasty Trash? Scientists Make Vanilla Flavoring from Used Plastic
Best E-Bike Conversion Kits
The 6 Best E-Bike Conversion Kits of 2022
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How Does Nanotechnology Impact the Environment?
Does Cloud Computing Help or Harm the Environment?
Does Cloud Computing Help or Harm the Environment?
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Best of Green Awards 2021: Eco Tech
Carbon Cure and Cement Truck
Two Companies Cement X-Prize for Decarbonizing Concrete
Environmental technology concept. Sustainable development goals. SDGs.
Nominate Your Favorites For Our Eco Tech Awards
Tiny Mile Robots
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Why Did it Take a Pandemic to Change the Way We Work?
Cement factories with white plumes gas coming out of stacks
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Pros and Cons
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What Is Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)?
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Direct Air Capture Pros and Cons
Air quality monitor outdoors
The 5 Best Air Quality Monitors of 2022
Climeworks Direct-Air Carbon Capture Plant in Iceland.
What Is Direct Air Capture? Does It Work?
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Framework Computer is Repairable and Upgradable
hello robot
Robots Are Stealing Our Sidewalks
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Using Data and Citizen Science for Gardening Success
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The 7 Best Outdoor Motion Sensor Lights of 2022
Phone cases
The 7 Best Eco-Friendly Cell Phone Cases and Protectors
Elon Musk
$100M Prize for Carbon Capture Announced
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The 6 Best Solar-Powered Phone Chargers of 2022
Solar Lantern
The Best Solar Lanterns for Camping and Emergencies
Water Test
The 7 Best Water Testing Kits of 2022
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Best Solar Power Banks
The 7 Best Solar Power Banks of 2022
What Is Eco-Friendly Technology?
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How to Explore National Parks With Virtual Tours
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Illustration of Sir Isaac Newton contemplating a fallen apple
5 Brilliant Mathematicians and Their Impact on the Modern World
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Why Kids Shouldn't Take Their Cell Phones to School
What's Wrong With Batteries?
A model of James T. Kirk playing with a replica of the Starship Enterprise.
Why We Can't Stop Thinking About Warp Drive
A mosaic of the distant universe taken by Hubble.
It Took 265,000 Galaxies and One Starry-Eyed Telescope to Create This Image
​How the Smartphone Changed Our Cities and Our Lives in the Last Decade
Nobody Has 3D Printed a House in 24 Hours
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