Tour The World’s Smartest and Greenest Building

Tomorrow's World Today The Edge Amsterdam 1

Imagine that you’re riding your bike to work. You pull up to a tall reflective building with hundreds of windows and park your Schwinn. Your hipster coworker waves to you as they pull their electric car up to one of the charging ports. You walk into the building and you’re greeted by the robotic security […]

TWT S2 E8: Paper, Bananas and The Environment

TWT Season 2 Eco-friendly 3

When people hear the phrase “make that paper” they typically think of the green kind. In this episode of TWT, however, we mean that phrase quite literally… though we suppose it’s also green in more ways than one. Tamara spends this episode visiting Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in Indonesia to learn about how they […]

Low-Light Plants (You Can Keep at Home)

Second-grade science taught us that plants need sunlight to survive; without it, they are unable to grow and perform photosynthesis. But that’s not entirely true. With enough bright indirect light or even artificial light, some plants are able to thrive without ever seeing the sun. If you’re living in a low-light environment, try these plants […]

Mass Transit Goes Solar

The solar train owned by Byron Bay

One of the greatest sources of energy at our disposal is the sun. While technically finite, it will run out long after human consumption is no longer needed. There’s little processing to be done before it can be utilized, and it results in far less pollution than other energy sources. However, it’s fairly uncommon, with […]