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Jan 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
An urban plan for Paris could reduce the city's greenhouse gas emissions by up to 75 percent in 2050.
Jan 5, 2015 03:09 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The process that tints the window actually produces, instead of uses, a small amount of electricity, which could be harnessed to power electronics.
Dec 2, 2014 11:45 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
Maglev elevators are able to carry 50 percent more people while reducing wait times to between 15 and 30 seconds.
Mar 30, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This week, we present a host of tech meant to save people and perhaps save the planet.
Mar 26, 2014 01:17 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Project Blue could make air in China mountain fresh. Continue reading →
Jan 17, 2014 12:05 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Architects are taking a proactive approach to the dilemma of rising seas by designing floating homes, schools, farms and energy plants.
Nov 22, 2013 01:45 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Unusual places to live and work and unusual ways to get around top this week's gallery of cool technology.
Oct 24, 2013 10:18 AM ET // Jesse Emspak
This window changes its optical properties in response to temperature and does it without power. Continue reading →
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