Sustainable Engineering News
A Community Resilience Take on The Great Transition
A review of Bounding the Planetary Future: Why We Need a Great Transition.
Food Stamps Are Worth Double at These Michigan Farmers Markets-Helping Families and Local Businesses
A program that helps low-income families and local farmers.
Tossing and Turning: Our Disturbed Soils and Troubled Sleep
Missing from our understanding has been how the deep dreams of the soil ultimately nourish our own, and how our reckless pattern of disturbing our soils eventually disrupts our ability to sleep as well as the capacity of our sleeping bodies to dream themselves anew.
On the Commodification of Human Discovery
Free Knowledge is a welcome survey of alarming impacts of IP law and also valuable introduction to some salutary alternatives.
Oklahoma's Clear Link Between Earthquakes and Energy Boom
Oklahoma geologist Todd Halihan talks about the stunning increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma and what can be done about it.
Resilient Urban Systems: Where We Stand Now and Where We Need to Go
This paper draws on case studies from across the globe to assess the current innovative approaches that cities are undertaking to make their infrastructure systems more resilient in order to better cope with future uncertainties.
New Artificial Photosynthesis at UC Uses Nanowires and Bacteria
Scientists from the University of California have developed a process of artificial photosynthesis using nanowires and bacteria. Many studies have been made to develop artificial photosynthesis with the ultimate aim of producing `solar fuel', a fuel that can be made purely out of water, sunlight and...
Hydrogen from Corn Waste Obtained at Virginia Tech
US scientists have recently developed a hydrogen fuel cell prototype battery, produced in a more rapid and cost-effective manner, and utilises organic content to facilitate electrolysis. This will play a vital role in fast-tracking a transition to cleaner and more energy-efficient renewable fuels. P...
MyGreenFills offers laundry products that are eco-friendly, cheap, and zero-waste
In an attempt to reduce wasteful plastic packaging, MyGreenFills has come up with an innovative paper refill design, which makes its non-toxic detergent both affordable and truly eco-friendly.
Designers build beastly tower out of recycled tires
This shaggy, contest-winning sculpture is now part of a nature trail, and hides a smoking barbecue in its interior.
6 first aid tips to help trees after a storm
For Arbor Day, learn how to show damaged trees the love they deserve.
Has Steelcase designed the answer to the ''problem'' of the open office?
Their new Brody WorkLounge does look comfy.
OVER illustrates perils of overshoot and impacts of human overpopulation on our planet (review)
This large format photo book features hundreds of stunning images highlighting the effects that our global population of 7 billion (and growing) has on the Earth.
Photo: Canada geese trailed by goslings
"I took my lunch break at Avila Beach and watched several Canada Geese in the San Luis Creek."
Bike sharing comes to Philadelphia, finally! 60 stations with 600 bikes (video)
One more city joins the bike sharing club, providing its citizens with a great, healthy, and green way to get around.
What''s better than a superhero? A bike-riding superhero!
Avengers 3: The Bike Squad.
8 natural remedies for anxiety
From forest bathing and salt baths to lavender and tea, try these all-natural treatments to conquer anxious times.
Infinyte I4: A Purely Electric Catamaran Cruiser
Electric Cars | Future Technology | TransportationWhile solar-power electric hybrid vehicles are a proven success story on the roads, the time is ripe for the appearance of solar-electric watercraft. Already a pontoon boat – Loon – is available in the market. It is solar-electric powered...