The Year in Energy →
The battle for smart cities: Five technologies... →
On the GreenBeat: Cadillac plans plug-in hybrid,... →
Scientists harvest solar power - in the dark →
Walmart, Amazon.com lead push toward greener... →
The Importance of Risk Perception for Effective... →
Cities made of broken technology
NYC’s Agora gallery is showing the marvellous junk-tech sculptures of Italy’s Franco Recchia: ” he approaches each subject with that sense of innocent amazement, instinctively following a compositive and rigorous logic until each piece is laid in its correct place. What results are wonderfully distinctive pieces rich in detail, marked by crisp, clean lines and colors that...
Energy & Climate: All Talk, No Action?
Europe’s made significant progress regarding global warming, but not toward energy independence SOURCES: Greenhouse-gas emissions: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Inventory Data, detailed by party Total carbon dioxide emissions for BRIC countries: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics Oil imports: BP Statistical...
7 things to mull when writing corporate...
Ernst & Young figures that something like two-thirds of major global enterprise businesses (the so-called Fortune 500) are now publishing a corporate sustainability or corporate responsibility report of some type. But what information should be included or excluded from these disclosures? How often should they published? Who should contribute information? Should financial analysts be...
Smarts for Solar Arrays
Start-ups are vying to squeeze more energy out of solar panels, with distributed intelligence Photo: Tigo Energy SUNROOF: Clif Bar & Co.’s rooftop solar array is smarter than average. More than a dozen venture-capital-backed start-ups are vying to bring some smarts to solar farms in the hope of boosting photovoltaic arrays’ ability to deliver carbon-free energy. The offering...
Ônibus, metrô ou veículos particulares?
Image via Wikipedia Conheça, agora, de que modo o transporte de pessoas pode ser repensado, sob uma visão que propõe eficiência energética, redução de poluentes e alternativas sustentáveis para o deslocamento de pessoas em grandes capitais. Sistema BRT Conhecido por BRT (Bus Rapid Transit), o sistema de Ônibus de Trânsito Rápido tem ocupado cada vez maior espaço na mídia, sendo citado como um...
Smarts for Solar Arrays →
Save energy with Veutility’s “appliance DNA” →
Hospital tech: robots in the pharmacy and barcodes...
After more than a year in the works, NYU Langone Medical Center launched last month a new, robot-assisted pharmacy. One of about two dozen in the nation, the pharmacy provides a glimpse into the hospital of the future. I spoke recently with Dr.Thomas O’Brien, senior director of pharmacy, about the inner workings of the pharmacy — and about what further advances are in the works. What does the...
A vision for sustainable restaurants, by Arthur Potts Dawson from TED
Europe plans wind power ’supergrid’ →