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The Bao group's all-carbon solar cell consists of a photoactive layer, which absorbs sunlight, sandwiched between two electrodes. (Photo: Mark Shwartz / Stanford University)
Wake Forest University physics professor David Carroll works with graduate student Greg Smith on new FIPEL lighting technology.
This is a simple ingenious device that harvests the normally lost thermal energy of a candle flame (or an electric light bulb). The multi-core steel and ceramic radiator absorbs and concentrates the thermal energy of the candle and converts it into dry radiant space heat.
Landscape architect Sam Martin proposes Skycycle , a separated, elevated system of bike lanes for London.
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If your green thumb tends to be a bit brown, Click & Grow Smartpots ($60) can surely help you out.
Check us out at: http://www.urbanhomestead.org The Dervaes Family on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dervaes The Urban Homestead on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/urbanhomestead For more on the film: http://www.homegrownrevolution.com To purchase a copy for public screening: http://www.peddlerswagon.com/p-282-homegrown-revolution.aspx ~*~*~*~*~ This film features: Jules Dervaes, Justin Dervaes, Anais Dervaes and Jordanne Dervaes Homegrown Revolution is a short introduction to the homegrown project that has been called a new revolution in urban sustainability.
So you've got all these great fruits and vegetables and now we're going to help you keep them at their freshest with these tips.
Farms have sprouted in cities across the country over the past several years as activists and idealists pour their sweat into gritty soil. Now Paul Lightfoot wants to take urban agriculture beyond the dirt-under-your-nails labor of love.
Toronto’s Eco-Roof Incentive Program is designed to promote the use of green and cool roofs on Toronto’s existing commercial, industrial and institutional buildings, and new commercial, industrial and institutional buildings with a gross floor area of less than of 2,000 m2. The program aims to help Toronto’s business community take action on climate change.
Notice how some of these tomatoes have unripe-looking tops? Those "green shoulders" are actually the keys to flavor. pocius / Flickr.com
Often picked only several hours before arriving at his kitchen, four miles from the farm, the lettuce could not be more fresh, or local.
Happy New Year! Unless you belong to a CSA or grow your own garden, produce can take up a huge chunk of your grocery budget, and throwing away food can also feel like throwing away money.
This week I stood on the freshly greened roof of the Toronto-Dominion Centre banking pavilion, surrounded by a field of creek sedge grass. Bounded on all sides by steel and concrete skyscrapers, the oasis was surreal and thrilling.