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72% of people 15 to 20 willing to pay extra for environmentally and socially responsible products

October 1st, 2017 at 11:29 am » Comments Off

September 23, 2017 – There is a generational shift going on that is not reflected in the dystopian politics we see in the United States these days. The vast majority of young people see green, sustainable, and socially responsible as critical values in their purchasing decisions according to a Nielsen global study done in 2015. […]



Two Americans invented a wood burning stove that could save millions of lives – and it also charges your phone

September 25th, 2017 at 10:23 am » Comments Off

The CampStove 2 is a wood burner which uses no charcoal or liquid fuels to operate, using only wood for fires.



Electricity-free Stanford system cuts cooling costs by beaming heat into space

September 16th, 2017 at 8:45 pm » Comments Off

Radiative sky cooling systems use reflective panels to emit heat into space, potentially cooling a building in the process.



Grid batteries are poised to become cheaper than natural- gas plants in Minnesota

July 28th, 2017 at 10:52 am » Comments Off

A new report suggests the economics of large-scale batteries are reaching an important inflection point.



Solar costs are hitting jaw-dropping lows in every region of the world

July 14th, 2017 at 8:49 am » Comments Off

How low can you go? Mind-blowingly low 65-cents-per-watt solar system pricing emerges in India.



Ubitricity will start converting lampposts into EV charging stations

July 13th, 2017 at 8:29 am » Comments Off

Ubitricity is a company out of Germany and their plan to convert lampposts to EV charging stations is underway. Ubitricity is currently using London lampposts that have been previously converted to LED lighting to also charge commuter EV vehicles. EV owners simply need to purchase a custom charging cable from Ubitricity that contains a meter […]



Blockchain and renewable energy are disrupting society as we know it

July 4th, 2017 at 10:28 pm » Comments Off

Renewable energy and blockchain are two technologies that are worth betting on. The former is considered to be the most effective way to combat the world’s climate problem. The latter is a promising new technology whose potential for disruption of current financial and societal structures is yet to be fully realized. Here’s a thought: why […]



Amazing Dutch Windwheel is a green energy generator you can live in

July 3rd, 2017 at 9:05 pm » Comments Off

The iconic Dutch windmill is getting a high-tech makeover with a big eco-friendly boost. Today the Windwheel Corporation unveiled new designs for the Dutch Windwheel, a circular building that harnesses clean energy and houses private residences as well as public venues. Created for Rotterdam, the futuristic building aims to transform the city skyline with an […]



The factories of the future could float in space

June 23rd, 2017 at 9:00 am » Comments Off

This past summer, a plane went into a stomach-churning ascent and plunge 30,000 feet over the Gulf of Mexico. The goal was not thrill-seeking, but something more genuinely daring: for about 25 seconds at a time, the parabolic flight lifted the occupants into a state of simulated weightlessness, allowing a high-tech printer to spit out cardiac stem cells […]



Vinod Khosla predicts AI will replace human oncologists

June 22nd, 2017 at 9:00 am » Comments Off

While much of the conversation around AI and jobs is focused on widespread job losses in sectors like trucking, venture capitalist and Sun Microsystems cofounder Vinod Khosla thinks that there’s a high-paying job on the chopping block: oncology.



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