What it takes to design products for the circular economy

April 4, 2017 by  
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Planned permanence and material reincarnation both have virtues in pushing the linear economy closer to this desired new model.

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The True Size and Importance of Africa (Map)

October 13, 2010 by  
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Image: Kai Krause , Public Domain/CC Don’t Overlook Africa! Because of the way flat maps distort the size of countries (the closer they are to the poles, the more distorted they are), most people don’t really know just how big the African continent is. This leads many people – and the smart and powerful aren’t immune to this – to underestimate Africa’s importance. The map above shows just how wrong our perception can be (unless we’ve already seen a map like this before)

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Overconsumption in Rich Nations Leading Humanity From a Living Planet to a Dead One

October 13, 2010 by  
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Not Another Nature Film from WWF on Vimeo .

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More Proof that There’s Safety In Numbers For Cyclists

October 13, 2010 by  
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Image Credit Wang Wenlan: The Kingdom of Bicycles Two years ago I wrote For Bicylists, There is Safety in Numbers noting the work of Chris Rissel, who said “It appears that motorists adjust their behaviour in the presence of increasing numbers of people bicycling because they expect or experience more people cycling.” Last year we asked Is there “safety in numbers”? and quoted

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What is "Evapotranspiration" And How Is It Changing Our Planet?

October 13, 2010 by  
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Photo via Noel Feans New research from Oregon State University shows that trends in evapotranspiration is having incredibly significant impacts on everything from our planet’s vegetation growth to carbon absorption to natural cooling systems. But what in the world is “evapotranspiration” and why does it have such a huge effect on the earth’s systems?… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Canadian Researchers Move Closer to Affordable, Efficient Solar Power

April 22, 2010 by  
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Enough solar energy hits the Earth in an hour to meet global power demand for an entire year: the trick is catching it, and doing it with equipment cheap enough to allow it to compete with fossil fuels.

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Spray-On Solar Cells Come One Step Closer to Reality

April 2, 2010 by  
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Ever think about how amazing it would be if tech as complex as solar cells could be simply sprayed onto a surface? A group of researchers found that a common organic semiconductor may make that situation a reality

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