Because awesome news doesn’t have to cost the Earth…
Roll up! Roll up! It’s time to check out our favourite stories in the eco world this fortnight…
Even beer is threatened by climate change
Every single smart food executive is thinking hard about the environment these days. That’s because food companies depend on the environment for their raw materials, because their supply chains affect the environment, and because everyone else is doing it.
And beer companies are no exception. Some are taking a beating on the cost of raw materials as the climatic and economic conditions change.
Old buses turned into mobile shelters for Hawaii’s homeless
In Honolulu, Hawaii, city officials and architects from Group 70 International are teaming up to provide shelter to an increasing homeless population by refurbishing 70 of its old city buses, transforming them into mobile shelters where people can have a safe place to sleep.
This bike does everything for your lazy ass
Bike nerds and the physical activity-averse, rejoice! Ford Motors has released its latest smartbike — or eBike, or whatever you want to call it — the Mode: Flex.
Unlike the company’s previous folding bike models, the Flex was built with the smartphone (and smartwatch) crowd in mind. While a motor and battery-backed bicycle might not appeal to bicycling traditionalists, it still sounds pretty damn neat.
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