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Energy and Environment - Green Blog
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Energy Tower: Power for 15 Earths? Researchers have designed a product that its inventors claim could easily produce between 15 and 20 times the total electricity the world uses today. Not only that, it could also be used as a desalination device and may be able to reverse the effects of global warming. Those are pretty big claims, but the researchers from the Technion - Israel Institute of Science seem confident that the "Energy Tower" could be a major solution to the world's problems. They've been working on the concept since 1983, and together have spent more than 150 man-years researching, designing, testing, and analyzing. As project founder Professor Dan Zaslavsky explains, the Energy Tower works on the basic principle of convection: hot air rises and cold air falls. The 3,000-foot tall tower, with a diameter of 1200 feet, would take advantage of the heavy falling weight of cold air.

Solar-powered plane completes 26-hour flight Solar Impulse took to the skies Wednesday on a 26-hour test flight. Solar plane completes a 26-hour test flight in Switzerland"Solar Impulse" project co-founded by Swiss balloonist Bertrand PiccardPlane has nearly 12,000 separate solar cells London, England (CNN) -- A solar-powered aircraft, which a team hopes will one day circle the globe, completed a 26-hour test flight in Switzerland at 9 a.m. (3 a.m. ET) Thursday. TreeFeed "@City4ster Planted 4 trees in Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA) this week! No photo sent to #treefeed as of yet, but hopefully @City4ster will send us one soon! Our second submission this week! Keep them coming :-)" Financing & Leasing Locally owned and operated with 26 years ofsolar experience • New solar purchasingprogram • Solar is more affordable than you thinkwith a quick return on investment Colorado is blessed with over 300 days of sunshine a year and the fifth best solar potential in the nation. What better way to harness a natural resource than with photovoltaics? With innovative state legislation, Colorado is poised to become a national leader in renewable energy production. You can help make a difference! In addition, it makes economic sense.

Urban Farming, Part I « Vac Newsletter Ward Teuton, City Farm Boy, from Vancouver, Canada, gave a presentation at The Light House (a sustainable building center in British Columbia, Canada) recently about his methods of Urban Farming. He farms 15 private gardens in Vancouver, offering landowners fresh produce from their own backyards, while in return he provides other families with local food, all while making a profit. He shared with a large audience his trade and techniques for acquiring land, soil preparation, planning, planting, watering, pests, harvesting and marketing. Video We have our own globally featured TV channel with Sony, and a prominent podcast with Apple’s iTunes. We also have a partner channel with Aol On and the Huffington Post. If that's not enough for you, our videos feature prominently on blinkx (who provide the video search engine for Microsoft, Lycos and Ask); the Times Education Supplement (the world’s biggest online teaching resource) and their U.S. partner, Share My Lesson.

157 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet By admin Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Social media has become one of the popular platforms for any company to advertise their products and services. Free Energy - How to Build Magnetic Power Generator for Home // To Our Faithful Current.com Users: Current's run has ended after eight exciting years on air and online. The Current TV staff has appreciated your interest, support, participation and unflagging loyalty over the years. Your contributions helped make Current.com a vibrant place for discussing thousands of interesting stories, and your continued viewership motivated us to keep innovating and find new ways to reflect the voice of the people. We now welcome the on-air and digital presence of Al Jazeera America, a new news network committed to reporting on and investigating real stories affecting the lives of everyday Americans in every corner of the country.

The Vertical Farm Project - Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond » Workshop on Challenges on Vertical Farming The Problem By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth's population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demographic trends, the human population will increase by about 3 billion people during the interim. The Pachamama Alliance Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation Connecting indigenous wisdom and modern knowledge for a just, sustainable, and thriving world Charts Hyper-Social Organizations This is a review of the new book by Francois Gossieaux and Ed Moran called The Hyper-Social Organization; Eclipse Your Competition By Leveraging Social Media. This is not a technology book, but rather a good explanation of how consumers are changing due to prevalence of social technology, and what companies should do in order to thrive. Before reading this book, you should already have read “groundswell” and “empowered“, two books that cover the idea that social media will transform the way that customers communicate with companies. Gossieaux and Moran take this a step further and teach how one might leverage this throughout the organization.

The Searl Effect Generator - Ultimate Overunity? undefined Searl Effect Technology The Searl Effect Generator (SEG) is a magnetic diode, and what one may consider one of the original "Free Energy" Devices. The inventor of the technology is Professor John Robert Roy Searl of England. The SEG in essence is a composite ring made of an electron reservoir (a rare earth like Neodymium), a magnetized accelerator stage (Iron or Nickel), an electron flow regulator stage (Nylon 66 or Teflon), and finally, a paramagnetic layer (Aluminium or Copper). The design of the SEG is both beautifully simple and infuriatingly complex at the same time.

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