I sat down not too long ago with Dr. Amit Goswami, the theoretical quantum physicist, author of 18 books, featured scientist in the films "What the Bleep Do We Know!?" and the "Dalai Lama Renaissance," and the subject of the film "The Quantum Activist," for my [Read more...]
Moore's Law is technology gospel and named after Gordon Moore, the founder and former CEO of Intel. Presented in 1965, Moore's Law became an axiom of the computer technology world and has rung true through the decades.
What Moore's law stated is that the number of components that could be etched onto the surface of a computer chip would double at regular intervals and would continue to do so for the foreseeable future, making all kinds … [Read more...]
Al Gore, the former Vice-President of the U.S., and the almost President, has earned an Academy Award for the film "An Inconvenient Truth," and also a Nobel Peace Prize - both for his efforts towards addressing the issue and spreading the word regarding climate change.
His message in "An Inconvenient Truth" was dire, in that he unequivocally stated that we have to address the issue of climate change, and soon, or the warming of … [Read more...]
Green is the new black – so is it possible to do sustainable fashion? Clothes and accessories are so easy to come by now but there’s a dark side to production on such a mass scale. According to Forbes the fashion industry is the third most polluting industry on earth after oil and agriculture. However companies like Stella McCartney and G-Star … [Read more...]
In many places, just getting a bike lane put in can be an uphill challenge. So a solar-powered illuminated bike lane seems virtually impossible. However according to Tree Hugger that's just what you'll find in Nuenen, in the Netherlands. They’ve put in a short stretch of path (inspired by Van Gogh's painting Starry Night) that is solar … [Read more...]
The guardian reports that rich countries are subsidising oil, gas and coal companies by about $88bn a year to explore for new reserves, despite evidence that most fossil fuels must be left in the ground if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change. The most detailed breakdown yet of global fossil fuel subsidies has found that the US … [Read more...]
Treehugger reports that CSEM, a Swiss non-profit technology company, has come up with a technology that allows solar panel to be integrated into the walls of buildings, coming in different colors and having no visible connections. White solar panels have been identified as being particularly useful, not just because of the versatility of the … [Read more...]
The eTree, created by Israeli renewables firm Sologic, is a public space invention aimed at providing a place to rest, connect to the internet and recharge devices. If it turns out to be a success I can imagine it becoming a little cramped! Where would you like to see some of these? … [Read more...]
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