Tesla’s ‘game of pennies’ is all of us (in cleantech)

March 20, 2019 by  
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Love Musk or hate him, the attention on his struggles makes public the problems that most in cleantech face.

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GreenBiz Group announces first conference on the business of carbon removal

March 20, 2019 by  
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VERGE Carbon slated for October 22-24 in Oakland

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Charlie Hamilton James: Conservation is a bourgeois concept

March 13, 2019 by  
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Charlie Hamilton James has spent years in the Amazon trying to understand its wildlife and people so that he could better understand the problems the region faces. The more he understood, the more complex the issues became. But his eventual realization was so simple that even a business executive could understand it. From GreenBiz 19.

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California’s drinking water source Lake Oroville plummets to 33%

August 7, 2015 by  
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Lake Oroville, a source of drinking water for 23 million Californians, has plummeted dangerously to a low 33 percent capacity. Illustrated in an emotional narrative by Diana Marcum for the LA Times , the lake has become a depressed, if not dangerous symbol of California’s recent drought . As locals rely on the waterways to attract tourists and industry, the state of California as a whole worries about sourcing fresh drinking water in the future, and the shockingly-low water levels are an peak into the problems to come as water reserves continue to plunge. Read the rest of California’s drinking water source Lake Oroville plummets to 33%

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Could this giant straw be the solution to the problems with wind turbines?

May 8, 2015 by  
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Could a bladeless wind turbine  answer the issues with clean energy and save a few bird lives in the process? It can if you believe that the same technology we use to get your milkshake to your mouth could also power a community. Vertical designs for wind generators are not popular, but designers continue to come up with new plans for the idea. This vertical straw is one of the latest inventions. Read the rest of Could this giant straw be the solution to the problems with wind turbines? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , alternative energy , bladeless wind generator , bladeless wind power , no turbine wind power , straw wind generator , Vortex wind generator

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How smart funding helps water tech innovation flow

December 12, 2013 by  
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Existing challenges block the pipes of innovation, but new tech and funding models can root out the problems.

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DryBath: Waterless Bath in a Bottle Tackles Hygiene and Water Shortage Problems for Poor Populations

September 6, 2012 by  
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South African entrepreneurial firm Headboy Industries has developed a germicidal gel product called DryBath that is formulated as a solution to the dual problems of hygiene and water scarcity faced by destitute populations worldwide. Headboy says DryBath is non-toxic, hypo-allergenic, and safe for the whole body. Besides killing 99.9 percent of germs, it has a strong residual effect, moisturizes the skin, and does not have the unpleasant alcohol smell associated with waterless hand cleaners. Read the rest of DryBath: Waterless Bath in a Bottle Tackles Hygiene and Water Shortage Problems for Poor Populations Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bath , cleaner , DryBath , gel , germicide , Headboy , hygiene , soap , substitution , waterless

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How Open Innovation Can Solve Environmental Problems Large & Small

October 3, 2011 by  
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The first prize from a challenged issued by the Environmental Defense Fund and InnoCentive proposes a simple solution to the problem of pollution from nitrogen-rich farm runoff. It’s just one of many little challenges that could add up to big solutions.

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For Solving Big Problems: Jon Huntsman Cites Republican Traditions In Science & Logic

August 20, 2011 by  
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U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman…en route to Beijing, China,.. Image credit: Wikipedia , via White House, Pete Souza ABC News’ correspondent Jake Tapper has just interviewed Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr. for a broadcast scheduled to be aired this Sunday. Regarding environment, per the ABC Blog , Huntsman will discuss the need for reliance on science, a long standing Republican tradition, to gain the voter’s t… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Tackling Old Problems with New Solutions at Uptime’s Symposium

May 11, 2011 by  
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For all the forward-looking solutions on offer, and just on the horizon, at the kickoff of the Uptime Institute’s annual Symposium this week, there are a number of very old problems that remain to be solved.

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