Clean technology researchers just killed two birds with one stone by coming up with a new way to capture carbon dioxide and turn it into useful chemical compound via solar energy. In collaboration with
results for "technology"
About 30 results
University of Sydney’s robotics department invented a solar-powered farm robot that can detect vegetables, trace out crops and remove weeds with its robotic arms. Called Ladybird, the robot aims to
Air purifiers are great and everything, but what would it be like if you could take that air cleaning power everywhere you go, built right into your clothing? Catalytic Clothing wants to create a liquid
How are you meant to charge your phone regularly or stay up to date on global events if you live in the middle of nowhere? Well, in parts of Turkey, you can rely on donkeys. These energy-carrying animals
When it comes to home efficiency, the bathroom is often where we focus on water conservation. Most bathrooms contain a sink, toilet, and shower, which can each waste tons of water if we're not careful,
Recently, prolific Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and civil engineering firm Heijmans nabbed headlines by installing the world's first glow-in-the-dark road in the Netherlands. The futuristic road is
A controversial gas project recently approved by the Peruvian government has the potential to wipe out a group of uncontacted tribes who live in the area. Earth First Journal reports that Peru’s
The renewable energy race is heating up with three new floating wind farm technologies squaring off for top spot. The challenge for floating wind farm engineering is to create a system that can be
We met up with Max at the Techshop in San Francisco, CA to see the Lumio first hand. At first glance the lamp looks like a simple hard-bound book or journal, but once you open it, the book unfolds several
Herndon, VA: June 12, 2014 SunCache, a just-released project on the popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter, introduces a powerful portable solar charging system integrated into an innovative custom
Tech-savvy, on the go lifestyles have become society’s norm, but it’s hard to stay mobile when your gadgets keep running out of juice. That’s why Nokia teamed up with British designer A.
Eco Marine Power (EMP) is dedicated to developing energy-efficient marine vessels, and they just unveiled their latest ship design - the Aquarius Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV). Developed to incorporate a
SkyTran Inc. and Israel Aerospace Industries just signed an agreement to build a high-speed, levitating, energy-efficient transportation system at the Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI) campus in Lod,
Renewable energy is one of the keys to securing a sustainable future for people around the world - but do you know where today's clean technologies came from and what the future holds for the industry?
Next time you walk down a street in Chicago, take a look at those innocuous and ever-present light poles, because they may not be what they seem. Chicago is installing a network of sensor-equipped lamp
Ecosphere Technologies' latest product combines several of our very favorite things in one easy-to-transport package: shipping containers, off-the-grid solar power, and clean drinking water generation.
Mayors from around the nation met this week in Dallas, Texas to discuss the issues important to their communities - and one of the major topics this year was climate change. Mayors from New Orleans to
Rainforest Connection (RFCx) has just launched a Kickstarter campaign that aims to protect some of the world’s most endangered rainforests using recycled smartphones. Each device monitors rainforest
The low-tech practice of building homes using earth bags seems to be keeping pace with the most up-to-date 3D printing technologies. The Earth Home Builder is a skid-operated machine that can “3D
After nearly 5,000 miles of railway tracks were abandoned in Mexico and Ecuador 20 years ago, communities were left isolated without easy access to the world outside. Two artists want to re-open the
In just two weeks Germany has managed to break three solar energy records! First the Fraunhofer ISE solar energy research institute that monitors solar output in the country noticed a rise to a record
Once seen as a passing fad for those that could afford them, hybrid vehicles have come very far in terms of energy efficiency and design over the last decade. The inspirational Nimbus e-Car, however,
What if you could turn old plastic bottles into fresh new designs with the press of a button? 3D Systems’ new Ekocycle Cube uses post-consumer plastic to 3D print a variety of designs. The eco-friendly
Priority Designs and Cannondale have joined forces to create a cutting-edge concept bike that transforms to change shape as you ride it! Known as the Continuously Ergonomic Race Vehicle (CERV), the
A new study has revealed that extinction rates for plants and animals are currently 1,000 times higher than they were before humans arrived. The rate is so high, in fact, that the planet hasn't seen
A new breakthrough in the design of silicon-based solar cells has seen a 20-year-old efficiency record broken by not one, but three companies. Presenting at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in
America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design, will be back at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 20-22, 2014! Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, this exciting three-day celebration of
In what could be a game changer for the solar energy industry, a house in suburban Sydney, Australia has installed the world's first building integrated solar system that generates electricity and heat.
Browse by Keyword