Month: September 2017

This Swiss facility is sucking carbon dioxide out of the air for growing veggies (Video)

This Swiss facility is sucking carbon dioxide out of the air for growing veggies (Video)

Run on waste heat, this commercial facility is the first of its kind in the world, extracting CO2 from the air and piping it to a greenhouse farm to grow veggies. This post comes from the RSS feed of Treehugger, you can find more here!

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Flower-like wave energy turbines could power the coasts of Japan

Flower-like wave energy turbines could power the coasts of Japan

The wave energy generators would help to both generate power and dissipate the power of the waves crashing against the shore. This post comes from the RSS feed of Treehugger, you can find more here!

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This company is using algae to make environmentally friendly inks

This company is using algae to make environmentally friendly inks

Instead of heavy metals, petroleum products, and toxic solvents, this printing ink is made with algae grown by Living Ink. This post comes from the RSS feed of Treehugger, you can find more here!

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It's time to adopt Cosmic Time, one time for the entire world

It's time to adopt Cosmic Time, one time for the entire world

Time zones are an anachronism in the Internet age. Let’s get rid of them. This post comes from the RSS feed of Treehugger, you can find more here!

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Researchers say the UK needs a better smart meter

Researchers say the UK needs a better smart meter

As smart meters spread through the UK, researchers say they need upgrades to make a difference. This post comes from the RSS feed of Treehugger, you can find more here!

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Johns Hopkins sets record for drone blood delivery flight

Johns Hopkins sets record for drone blood delivery flight

The new study shows that drones can handle longer aid delivery trips than previously thought. This post comes from the RSS feed of Treehugger, you can find more here!

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Rooftop cooling system reflects sunlight and sends excess heat out into space

Rooftop cooling system reflects sunlight and sends excess heat out into space

The technology uses radiative sky cooling to help cool buildings without electricity. This post comes from the RSS feed of Treehugger, you can find more here!

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