Category: Green Technology

Farmers Market App Released for iPhone and Android

Farmers Market App Now Available for iPhone and Android

Farmers Market app is now publicly available for iPhone and Android. This is a free app made with the hope to contribute to make the world a better place. It allows to find nearby markets with locally grown fresh crops. You’ll eat healthier and contribute to reduce CO2 emissions. You can even exercise: just walk […]

Green Websites: Solutions for a CO2 Free Internet

Green web server

Green websites is the way to go for a carbon free Internet. By going green, content providers will contribute to fight climate change. The impact will be significant since the Internet energy consumption is ever growing. The communications industry could use 20% of all the world’s electricity by 2025, hampering global attempts to meet climate […]

Robots To Collect Garbage Floating in the Water

WasteShark Robot collects marine litter, and plastic in particular the whale shark style

A loft of plastic litter (bottles, bags…) end up in harbours, marinas and canals. WasteShark, a robotic boat by a Dutch company (Rana Marine) takes care of collecting this floating waste. The robot behaves the shark whale style to clean urban waters. Video 1 shows WasteShark in action. Video 1. The WasteShark Robot Collects Floating […]

Donate Some CPU Cycles to Help Scientists Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

What if you could help cure cancer while listening to music, watching a video, or checking your emails? What if you could accelerate research with no investment of time or money? It’s actually possible. Simply donate your device’s spare computing power to help scientists solve the world’s biggest problems in health and sustainability. How Distributed […]

Solar Roads: The Next Green Electricity Power Plants?

The production of enough solar electricity to cover all needs of our modern society, requires large areas of land that are not always available. One solution is to use houses top roofs and building facades. A more recent alternative is to use roads. This idea is backed by the observation that a given road section […]

Turning Footsteps Energy into Green Electricity

In his February 2016 TED talk, former US vice-president discusses the current state of global warming (see Video 1). During the latest decade, temperature climbed to values never reached before. Extreme violent events such as Hurricane Katrina became even more frequent. However, Al Gore is optimistic: the amount of green electricity produced by CO2 free […]

Warka Water: Collecting Water Out of Thin Air

According to the 2015 report of UNICEF, 663 million people around the globe struggle to find reliable sources of water to drink. Thousands of people including a huge percentage of children die from illnesses related to poor water quality. During the period 2000 to 2006, a total of 2163 water-related disasters were reported according to […]

Turn your Web Searches into Trees and Help Reducing CO2 in the Atmosphere

The Climate World Summit COP 21 is taking place in Paris. Governments from all countries are discussing policies to deal with the global warming. While we can expect a new agreement that will help making a step forward, it is likely to be insufficient to fully address the problem. There were already 20 previous summits, […]

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