The Rozalia Project’s Cora Ball works in any washing machine by catching plastic microfibers so they can’t flow out with the drain water.
An emerging business trend is the purchasing of used trucks to reduce environmental impact. Some newer vehicle models emphasize green-friendly performance, but it often makes more sense to keep an older truck maintained and running for as long as possible.
Through Cool Effect, individuals have the ability to directly fund the world’s best projects that verifiably reduce carbon pollution from the atmosphere as measured in metric tonnes of CO2 emission reductions. The new platform will not only enable personal impact at a click of a button, but will show the collective effect highlighting the community of supporters and progression of funding…
Hommocks Middle School, supported by the Town of Mamaroneck, is the first public school in New York to launch a Rocket Composter, which will remove food waste from the waste stream and reduce trucking and disposal costs to the Peekskill facility that burns Westchester’s garbage. At the same time, the Rocket Composter – made possible by a grant from the […]
Jason Bateman and Adrien Brody to narrate new National Geographic Channel series, Breakthrough, focusing on scientific explorers from leading universities and institutions and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the stories, people and technology behind these breakthroughs, and show […]
With one rhino shot every eight hours in South Africa, government officials, private businesses and conservation groups are trying everything in their power to stop poachers in their tracks. Since 95 percent of poaching incidents happen at night, it’s exceedingly difficult to spot them- until now. Through collaboration efforts, private UAV companies are developing a new way to spot […]
Strong winds up and down the East Coast could power our energy future. Offshore wind is one of the most promising means of supplying clean, steady electricity that doesn’t suffer the intermittency of much renewable energy. On the East Coast, offshore wind is the “largest renewable energy resource that can help make an impactful difference […]
Audur Bjorg Sigurjonsdottir is the Director of Iceland’s Geothermal Energy Exhibition. The interview took place in June 2015 at the Hellisheidi geothermal power plant, the largest in Iceland… EarthTalk: Could you give me a brief history of geothermal in Iceland and how it got to be such an important source of energy for you? Sigurjonsdottir: Yes, the […]