Asia Pacific clean energy pathways — challenges, solutions and inspiration

June 29, 2018 by  
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Energy and technology leaders from Australia and South Korea share their respective cautionary tales, solutions that have been successful for their respective markets, and explore the strategies and technologies that might work for Hawaii and others.

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Which U.S. city is doing the most to save its water?

September 26, 2016 by  
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A look into how L.A., New York City and Chicago are tackling their respective urban freshwater concerns.

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Skate Guitar: One­-of-­a-­Kind Handmade Electric Guitars Made from Retired Skateboards

April 4, 2013 by  
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Combining their respective expertise in things that rock and things that roll, Argentine luthier Ezequiel Galasso and professional skateboarder Gianfranco de Gennaro Gilmour hatched an idea to breathe new life into retired skateboard decks by­­ transforming them into one­-of-­a-­kind electric guitars. Thus, Skate Guitar  was born, offering bygone boards a chance to shred as hard in a second form as they had in their first. Read the rest of Skate Guitar: One­-of-­a-­Kind Handmade Electric Guitars Made from Retired Skateboards Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ezequiel Galasso , Recycled Materials , recycled skateboard designs , retired skateboard decks , Skate Guitar , skateboard electric guitars , skateboard guitars , skateboarder Gianfranco de Gennaro Gilmour        

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Actors Demonstrate How To Save Energy… In a Glass-Walled Shipping Container

October 12, 2010 by  
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BC Hydro Here’s a great gig for your typical marginally employed actor: sit in a shipping container all day to demonstrate how to save energy. BC Hydro converted two shipping containers into lovely little apartments with glass walls; In one, an actor has blazing lights, big TV and a computer running, while in the other, the actor follows the typical TreeHugger recommended regime of turning off lights, reading by the plentiful natural light

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Six Seriously Geeky Developments Get USDOE Funding

September 22, 2010 by  
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The US Department of Energy recently awarded funding to six programs for a total of $9.6 million in funding under the department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program. Three of the six projects received funding of over 2 million dollars apiece. The other three each received an amount between one-half and three-quarters of a million dollars.

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Lung-Inspired Fuel Cell Cuts Platinum, Boosts Efficiency

August 26, 2010 by  
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Scientists at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters have designed a new fuel cell inspired by the bronchial structure of the lungs.  The new design requires less of the expensive platinum catalyst while also boosting efficiency.

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TWTC: Al Gore and More Thoughts on Walkability

November 30, 2009 by  
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Rhonda and I have gotten to talking, and it turns out that despite living on opposite sides of the country, our neighborhoods have a lot in common. She lives in the Bayview area of San Francisco, CA and I’m living in Edgewood, just east of downtown in Atlanta, GA. We thought it would make for a cool project to talk about the ups and downs of trying to live sustainably in our different cities.

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US, China Emission Targets More Like ‘Business as Usual’

November 27, 2009 by  
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In an attempt to accelerate negotiations for an international climate treaty the United States and China announced their respective mitigation measures. While the American climate negotiators will propose a tentative target of reducing carbon emissions by 17% by 2020 from 2005 levels, China will propose a reduction of 40-45% reduction in carbon intensity by 2020. Although these measures have been welcomed by climate experts around the world it is important to explore how, if any, significant impact they will have on the global effort to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate adverse impacts of global warming

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