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Top 5 Exotic Free Energy Technologies From PESWiki Shortcut URL: See also News:Best Exotic Free Energy Technologiesand Tracking the Position of the Top 5and Directory:Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies This page is devoted to featuring the top five exotic technologies that we know of that are closest to market. Here at PESWiki we cover the entire spectrum of clean energy technologies, from conventional methods such as solar, wind, geothermal, tide, wave, river on the one hand; to very unconventional or "exotic" technologies such as cold fusion, magnet motors, overunity electromagnetic motors, gravity motors, and vortex technologies on the other. There are many ways to harness the wheelwork of nature -- energy sources that the environment provides free for the taking -- that are not only clean but inexhaustible and ubiquitous. Conventional renewable energy (there are 25 genres) has made great strides but has limitations. Runners Up Spreadsheet Best Exotic Clean Energy Technologies In the News

ENVIRONMENTAL CIVIL SOCIETY VOICE Geoff Lawton Geoff Lawton is a permaculture consultant, designer and teacher. He holds a certificate in permaculture design given by the founder of the permaculture design science, Bill Mollison. Since 1995 he has specialized in permaculture education, design, implementation, system establishment, administration and community development.[1] In 1996 he was accredited with the Permaculture Community Services Award by the permaculture movement for services in Australia and around the world. Since 1985, Lawton has undertaken a large number of jobs consulting, designing, teaching and implementing in over thirty countries around the world.[2] Clients have included private individuals, groups, communities, governments, aid organizations, non-governmental organizations and multinational companies.[3] Lawton's aim is to establish self-replicating educational demonstration sites. Permaculture Research Institute[edit] Works[edit] Films[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit]

Living Light Sculpture Reveals Air Quality of Seoul Check out how a retro glass sculpture maps the city’s air quality ! In the center of Seoul ’s Peace Park , which is located across from the Korean World Cup Stadium, lies a very extraordinary sight: an outdoor glass canopy called the Living Light Sculpture. Created by Soo-in Yang and David Benjamin of The Living , and commissioned by the Korean Ministry of Environment, this amazing sculpture is more than just a fantastic piece of art. The glass skin on the sculpture is a map that covers 27 local neighborhoods, and every 15 minutes certain sections light up to tell you which city has the best and worst air quality. The coolest thing about the sculpture is that you can send a text message of a certain area code to the Living Light Hotline, and then minutes later you’ll receive a reply back that tells you the area code’s air quality. This is a very cool invention that designers Yang and Benjamin hope to see attached to the side of a building one day. digg

Washington's Environmental Priorities — Environmental Priorities Coalition Permacultuur Nederland De cursussen zijn in PDF formaat te downloaden.PDF documenten kunnen worden bekeken met o.a. adobe & foxit Permacultuur, ontwerpen met de natuur Deze permacultuurcursus legt in 6 korte hoofdstukken de belangrijkste permacultuurprincipes helder en duidelijk uit. Hiermee vormt het een degelijke basis voor iedereen die wil weten wat permacultuur is, hoe het werkt en hoe je het in de praktijk kunt toepassen. Ontvang de cursus op papier Als je de cursus "Permacultuur, ontwerpen met de natuur" op papier wilt ontvangen, dan kan dit tegen de print- en verzendkosten. Permacultuur in de huizenbouw Dit document laat zien wat er allemaal mogelijk is als je de permacultuurprincipes loslaat op de huizenbouw. Presentaties over Permacultuur Planten en Paddenstoelen Database, in digitale boekvorm Het is vanaf 29 oktober 2009 mogelijk om je eigen digitale boek te maken van de Eetbare Planten en Paddenstoelen Database. Meer weten? Kijk eens op de site bij het kopje voorbeelden & inspiratie.

Portail : particuliers, professionnels, collectivités locales ou territoriales, découvrez le bois et ses usages Groen Goud Al meer dan 15 jaar is de cameraman en ecoloog John D. Liu bezig met zijn wereldwijde missie om woestijnen te vergroenen en biodiversiteit te herstellen. Het begon allemaal in 1995 toen Liu het Löss-plateau in China filmde. Hij zag hoe de lokale bevolking een gebied bijna zo groot als Nederland veranderde van een dorre, uitgeputte woestenij in een grote groene oase. Tegenlicht volgde Liu op zijn missie in Jordanië en laat aan de hand van Liu’s eigen filmmateriaal zien dat een groene toekomst wereldwijd mogelijk is. Samenstelling: Jeroen van den Berk / Gijs Meyer Swantee Regie: Rob van Hattum / John D.

Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence--In Space Scientists have found the biggest and oldest reservoir of water ever--so large and so old, it’s almost impossible to describe. The water is out in space, a place we used to think of as desolate and desert dry, but it's turning out to be pretty lush. Researchers found a lake of water so large that it could provide each person on Earth an entire planet’s worth of water--20,000 times over. Yes, so much water out there in space that it could supply each one of us all the water on Earth--Niagara Falls, the Pacific Ocean, the polar ice caps, the puddle in the bottom of the canoe you forgot to flip over--20,000 times over. The water is in a cloud around a huge black hole that is in the process of sucking in matter and spraying out energy (such an active black hole is called a quasar), and the waves of energy the black hole releases make water by literally knocking hydrogen and oxygen atoms together. The new cloud of water is enough to supply 28 galaxies with water.

Pollution rise 'worsens' South Asia's winter smog 6 January 2012Last updated at 13:10 By Navin Singh Khadka Environment reporter, BBC News Experts say the smog problem is becoming increasingly serious A rapid rise in air pollution from fossil fuels and biomass burning has worsened winter smog and extended its duration in many parts of South Asia, scientists and officials have said. In Bangladesh, India and Nepal the temperature has plummeted and clouds of fog and smoke hang in the sky blocking sunlight for several days. Normal lives have been affected with many flights diverted and suspended and trains delayed because of low visibility. Experts say they have noticed that the intensity of smog has grown in the Indo-Gangetic plains in the last few years, leading to increased impacts. "Since 1990 onwards, there has been increase in the number of [smog-affected] days in northern India," says BP Yadav, director of the Indian Meteorological Department. "It is not a linear trend showing an increase every year. Continue reading the main story

Rhodia signe un contrat pour l'exploitation des Terres Rares à Madagascar ( — Rhodia, membre du Groupe Solvay a signé un accord avec le groupe allemand Tantalus Rare Earths AG "portant sur une coopération technique", afin de développer un procédé d'extraction et de purification des Terres Rares, ces minéraux indispensables à la fabrication de nombreux produits électriques et électroniques, dans une mine située au Nord-Ouest de Madagascar. Le potentiel d'oxydes de terres rares qu'il est possible d'extraire de cette mine est évaluée à 130 millions de tonnes, souligne Rhodia. Ces oxydes comporteraient par ailleurs "environ 20% de terres rares lourdes". Cette signature est une première étape vers un accord plus vaste pour un "approvisionnement exclusif à hauteur de 15.000 tonnes de terres rares par an". Rhodia n'en est pas à son premier coup d'essai dans le secteur des terres rares. La signature de ce contrat intervient en pleine bataille commerciale sur l'exploitation de ces "Rare Earths".

S’il va à Rio (le cas Schmidheiny) PREMIÈRE PARTIE Insupportable est un bien faible mot. Stephan Schmidheiny est l’héritier d’une famille suisse, parmi les plus riches. La transnationale Eternit était dans les souliers du Père Noël. Eternit a compris autre chose. Vous pensez bien qu’il n’est pas venu recevoir son prix. La chose paraîtra incroyable aux Bisounours de l’écologie officielle, mais Schmidheiny a été le bras droit de Maurice Strong dans l’organisation du premier Sommet de la Terre de Rio, en 1992. Bref. Schmidheiny, le criminel de Turin, s’est depuis placé dans l’ombre. Comme cela tombe bien ! Il y a une suite, sous la forme d’un Appel à l’action, qui apparaîtra sous peu, chers amis lecteurs, sur Planète sans visa. PS auquel je ne résiste pas : pourquoi diable les écologistes officiels, dont Europe-Écologie-Les Verts, ne s’emparent-ils pas de cette stupéfiante affaire ?