New electric smart fortwo is ready to revolutionize car-sharing

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In the not too distant future, smart is going to transition its small lineup to fully electric powertrains. Smart is giving us a preview of what the future smart fortwo could look like and how it could forever change the world of car-sharing. At first glance the outside the smart vision EQ fortwo concept looks like a more modern take on the current fortwo, but there’s more than meets the eye here.

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Sixth mass extinction on Earth is driven by industrial farming, says leading academic

Earth is presently experiencing its sixth “mass extinction,” and humans are largely to blame, says a leading academic. In his new book The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy, Professor Patel of the University of Texas explains how mass deforestation to clear grounds to grow mono-crops, the creation of large dead zones in the sea caused by run-off of fertilizers, and the trend of over-fishing are a detriment to the world and are driving the destruction of our… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building