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The States That Use the Most Green Energy

Texas leads the nation in wind power; in Washington, hydroelectric dams provide 60 percent of the state’s energy.

Sebastian Mariscal

Is Boston Ready for an Apartment Building That Bars Cars?

A proposed development in the city underscores the tradeoffs and design challenges of building cities around the car.

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How Pocket Green Space Can Transform a State Capital

A look at Hartford, Connecticut.

Mark Dreschler/Flickr

The Greening of America's Taxis

With car ownership falling, taxis are more important than ever.

Dror

A Man-Made, Net-Zero Energy Island Off the Coast of Istanbul

A proposal imagines 300,000 housing units built into six hyper-energy efficient domes.

Shoebox Dwelling

A Full-Fledged Garden That Fits in Your Window

A creative pulley system allows apartment-dwellers to stretch their green thumb.

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How to Make a Greener Parking Lot

They aren't going away, but we can at least limit their harm.

BOXX Corp.

Portlander Designs Electric, Boxy Scooter of the Future

For those who love riding around town on what looks like a ridiculously large iPod, there is the BOXX.

Reuters

London's New Superpower Recycle Bins

They have LCD screens for news, wi-fi and can withstand major bomb blasts.