Inhabitat

Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently completed an economic analysis of white roofs versus their green and black counterparts. The debate over the relative merits of white versus green roofs is far from over, however.
Feb 5, 2014   Inhabitat
A new program in India is teaching women in tribes that live in remote areas how to make and use solar panels.
Nov 9, 2009   Inhabitat
Last month saw the debut of one of the world's longest footbridges, which also happens to be 100% solar-powered. 36,500 people are projected to walk across the bridge each week.
Nov 6, 2009   Inhabitat
Bologna, Italy is getting a new monorail to connect the city with the airport, powered by photovoltaic panels built into the infrastructure.
Nov 3, 2009   Inhabitat
Inventor David Buchwaldek has created a kayak-like recumbent bike that can travel over roadways and bike directly into a body of water, becoming a tiny boat.
Oct 14, 2009   Inhabitat
Italian car designer Pininfarina has announced that it will release a fully-electric, partially solar-powered car in Europe in 2010.
Jun 9, 2009   Inhabitat
Inhabitat selects their top 10, ranging from DIY bicycles to the fall of the S.U.V. Notably, transit is barely mentioned.
Jan 2, 2009   Inhabitat
The politicians name-checked 'clean coal' throughout the campaign. Has coal really cleaned up its act?
Nov 8, 2008   Inhabitat
<p>A new 85-unit apartment building in Harlem shows that affordable housing and green building practices can go hand in hand.</p>
May 3, 2008   Inhabitat
Bryan Finoki tackles the spatial and socio-economic problems of shantytowns, focusing on recent tragedies in the Philippines. (Includes photos.)
Apr 28, 2006   Inhabitat