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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 11 May, 2013 At 06:31 AM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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Yesterday was a thrilling historical day; an electric car company set to revolutionize the car industry rose in front of our eyes. Tesla’s stock was at $57 on Wednesday. This article from Thursday said Tesla could go up to $200 in 5 years based on the company’s dominant position in a niche-premium market with low [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 30 Apr, 2013 At 06:41 PM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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The Window Socket attaches to your window to harness solar energy and use it as a socket. It takes approximately 5-8 to charge completely and lasts for 10 hours after fully charged. Yanko Design shows more pictures and explains how the Window Socket works. Designers: Kyuho Song & Boa Oh

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 15 Apr, 2013 At 10:19 AM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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Portugal’s Neoliberal economy may be about to tank and this small country will take all of Europe down with it, but underneath it all Portugal has built a resilient economy for a brighter future with smart investments in energy infrastructure. For the first 3 months of 2013, Portugal was powered by 70% renewable energy thanks [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 11 Apr, 2013 At 10:49 AM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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The global demand for plastic continues to grow at an average annual rate of 4%. Creating plastics from food waste is an alternative that reduces both our oil dependency and gives Earth a breather with biodegradable plastics. Metabolix is a company based in Massachusetts that has seen its ups and downs since it was founded [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 6 Apr, 2013 At 09:21 PM | Categorized As Biomimicry, Green Business | With 0 Comments
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Biomimicry solar panels? Grass naturally transforms sunlight into energy. With this concept in mind, MIT researcher Andreas Mershin managed to make the process of extracting grass protein, stabilizing it and putting it on a surface to create solar energy. WATCH VIDEO Learn more about biomimicry at Occupy The Market. e-book $2.99! Picture credit: Waldwichtel/ CC [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 29 Mar, 2013 At 03:57 PM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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In the land of the dirty oil, two university professors started Firewater Fuel Corp to commercialize a technology that stores energy 1000 cheaper than conventional uses. This comes at a time when a report shows that Canada could become a green-energy “Goliath” because it has more sources of green energy that it can ever use. [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 28 Mar, 2013 At 11:25 PM | Categorized As 3D printing, Green Business | With 0 Comments
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The Joshua Harris 3D printer aims to solve both enslaving working conditions and environmental problems by churning out your favourite clothes from a small machine nailed to your living-room wall. The machine allows you to recycle old clothes into new models or purchase pre-designed cartridges from your favourite clothing company. This may be the greatest [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 25 Mar, 2013 At 07:04 PM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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Packaging alone creates an obscene amount of waste in an ill throw-away consumer society. Twenty-five percent of all landfill waste in the United States is Styrofoam. A lot more of this petroleum-based plastic that contains the carcinogenic Benzene makes its way into our forests, our oceans, our foods, and our bodies. A throw away economy [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 20 Mar, 2013 At 03:56 PM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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A micro-algae lamp invented by French biochemist Pierre Callega may open the door for absorbing CO2 in mass. The lamp produces light while absorbing up to 1 ton of CO2 per year. This is 150-200 times more than a tree. Our cities will continue to use oil and emit CO2, but machines that turn plastics [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 14 Mar, 2013 At 11:50 AM | Categorized As Green Business | With 0 Comments
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Machines that turn plastics into oil solve two economic crises in one shot. Entrepreneurs from all around the world are popping out with innovative solutions, and billions of dollars in subsidies to profitable oil corporations should be transferred to more productive activities. A recycling depot from Whitehorse, Canada, recently adopted a $200,000 machine that can [...]