Green Roofs for Buses

September 14, 2012


Green roofs are a familiar concept among high-performance building designers and other EcoGeeks, but what about a mobile green roof moving through a …

Cheaper, Cleaner Diesel Emissions

September 13, 2012


The catalytic converters that reduce nitrogen oxides and other harmful emissions help keep the air clean, but rely on rare and expensive minerals suc…

Low-Cost Battery Developments Could supply Cheap potential Storage

September 11, 2012


A researcher at USC has developed a new method for inexpensive batteries that could be used for renewable capability storage. These batteries use th…

SciShow: Lab Grown Meat

September 10, 2012


At present, the only option for those who believe that killing animals to eat them is wrong is to only eat vegetables. And those who like eating mea…

Modern Prefab: Rocio Romero

September 10, 2012

Acclaimed Chilean-American architectural designer Rocio Romero combines aesthetic simplicity and a 'green' ethos in her LV series of moderni…

Super, Super Efficient Windows

September 10, 2012


In conventional construction, the windows of a building are usually the weakest part of the thermal envelope. Well insulated walls can be built with…

Wind Turbine Produces Both Electricity and Water

September 7, 2012


While we usually look at wind turbines chiefly as a cleaner, better source of electricity. But in many parts of the world, electricity is only one o…

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