“WIND TURBINE DESIGN AND POSITIONING CAN IMPROVE EFFICIENCY”

Boosting efficiency in wind turbines will allow for the capture of more energy which will help on our path towards a fully renewable and sustainable society. http://www.asce.org/magazine/20170315-wind-turbine-design-and-positioning-can-improve-efficiency/

“Harnessing energy from glass walls”

“Semi-transparent perovskite solar cells have been developed that could be great candidates for solar windows, say researchers.” https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170529142441.htm

“Wind Power Catches a Mountain Breeze”

Now, Carbon County is vying for a place at the forefront of America’s growing clean-power economy. Years after the last coal mine closed, the area’s new energy entrepreneurs see opportunity not down in the ground but up in… Read More

“How food gardens based on traditional practice can improve health in the Pacific”

Health, food security and sustainability. There’s a lot to learn from this article. The approach could certainly be applied to situations around the world to find solutions that fit. https://theconversation.com/how-food-gardens-based-on-traditional-practice-can-improve-health-in-the-pacific-75858

“Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts”

The seed vault that was thought a failsafe against natural disasters and climate change was recently flooded by the massive amounts of artic permafrost and ice that has been melting due to global warming. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/19/arctic-stronghold-of-worlds-seeds-flooded-after-permafrost-melts

“Colorado River Flows to Keep Shrinking as Climate Warms”

“‘This paper is the first to show the large role that warming temperatures are playing in reducing the flows of the Colorado River,’ said Overpeck, UA Regents’ Professor of Geosciences and of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences and director… Read More

“Sweden’s recycling is so revolutionary, the country has run out of rubbish”

“Sweden is so good at recycling that, for several years, it has imported rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. Less than 1 per cent of Swedish household waste was sent to landfill last year… Read More

“Costa Rica is powered by 98% clean energy”

   Costa Rica will soon have an electricity grid completely powered by renewable resources.  https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/04/costa-rica-is-98-percent-renewable-powered/

“This Advance Brings Us a Lot Closer to a “Hydrogen Economy”

“Hydrogen is commonly produced from natural gas heated by steam, which results in greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental problems. Thus, scientists have been working to replace this process with one that taps a renewable energy source.” https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/this-advance-brings-us-a-lot-closer-to-a-hydrogen-economy/?WT.mc_id=SA_FB_ENGYSUS_FEAT

“Nat Geo, Water Aid India Launch Campaign to Tackle Water Scarcity in India”

Ensuring that people have clean water is part of creating a sustainable society for everyone. http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/marketing_comms/sustainable_brands/nat_geo_water_aid_india_launches_mission_blue_init