Category: Technology

Harnessing the Power of the Wind; These Countries Are Leading the Way in Wind Energy…

Harnessing the Power of the Wind; These Countries Are Leading the Way in Wind Energy…

Several high-profile projects in recent years, such as Global Wind Atlas, seek to rank the wind power capacity of the world’s nations. It’s proven to be a tough thing to do, given how fast public policy can change and the frequency with which private and public investments move around in this fast-growing energy sector. Nevertheless,...

Can We Really Engineer Our Way Out of Climate Change?

Can We Really Engineer Our Way Out of Climate Change?

Groundbreaking innovations throughout the last decade has continually nudged us all to bear witness to the very many amazing feats of green technology. As an aside, green tech here loosely refers to technology that is considered environmentally-friendly based on its production process or supply chain. It also may refer to a means of energy production that is...

Biobased Plastics: How Biologically-Based Plastics Can Realistically Replace Petroleum-Based Plastics

Biobased Plastics: How Biologically-Based Plastics Can Realistically Replace Petroleum-Based Plastics

Recently, I went to an event ‘The Case for Biobased Plastics’ hosted by start-up innovation hub Factory Berlin that was half informational evening around plastics, and half launch event for a new bioplastic product – the BE-O water bottle. Nearly 100 people attended to learn about biobased plastics, which in itself was amazing. We had...

Sustainable Community Transportation – Now and In The Future

Sustainable Community Transportation – Now and In The Future

We live in a world constantly on the move, in seven billion different ways. Our daily errand-running, workday commutes, and vacation travels sometimes put us at odds with our surroundings.  There’s traffic to worry about, which raises our stress levels, the rising gas prices, and insurance prices, that cost you a fortune. The impact of...

New Generation Nissan LEAF, One of the World’s Cheapest Electric Vehicles, Heads to Australia

New Generation Nissan LEAF, One of the World’s Cheapest Electric Vehicles, Heads to Australia

Sydney, Australia: The second generation all-electric Nissan LEAF was launched in Sydney on October 4 heralding Australia’s new era of mass electrification. Nissan has sold 360,000 units, making the LEAF the world’s best-selling and most popular electric vehicle (EV). However, Australian EV sales have been sluggish compared to United States and Europe given the lack of funding...