Category: Misc

How to Stop the Global Wildfires Epidemic?

How to Stop the Global Wildfires Epidemic? Global Warming Caused by Continuous Carbon Emissions

Media’s attention is currently drawn to the Corona virus epidemic. But, what’s the status of fires that were burning major biodiversity hot spots? The answer is provided by today’s map from NASA’s Fire Information for Resource Management System (see Figure 1 below). In South America, Amazon rainforest fires are record-breaking. Much larger devastating series of […]

How Much Water Do We Waste Until the Shower is Hot Enough?

How Much Water Do We Waste Until the Shower is Hot Enough? stop wasting water

My friend Eric and I both noticed that on each shower, we have to wait few minutes until water is hot enough. During all this time water is pouring directly to the drain. We agreed that we need to do something about it. Before taking action, I thought that I need first to measure how […]

Robots To Collect Garbage Floating in the Water

Robots To Collect Garbage Floating in the Water

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 shows WasteShark in action Plastic […]

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

Turn your Web Searches into Trees and Help Reducing CO2 in the Atmosphere Ecosia Green Web Search Engine

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, […]