Smart Tyranny: How to resist the smart grid


Source: corbettreport 3 March 2015
Smart Tyranny: How to resist the smart grid

Smart technology represents less of a breakthrough in power distribution and more of a revolution in complete, constant, panopticon-like...

ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water


Source: YouTube 2 March 2015
ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have created a tractor beam on water, providing a radical new technique...

Elon Musk - Thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy


Source: Elon Musk 27 February 2015
Elon Musk - Thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk offers his thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy...

Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 26 February 2015
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition


Source: YouTube 25 February 2015 Featured
Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition

Toyota's latest concept car, called the Smart INSECT, works as a giant accessory for your cell phone, connecting to all sorts of...

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Megacities - Sustaining the City


Source: BBC 24 February 2015
Megacities - Sustaining the City

Documentary series in which Andrew Marr finds out how some of the world's biggest cities feed, protect and move their citizens.

Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance


Source: UWTV 23 February 2015
Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance

Experts predict that by the end of the 21st century, over 80 percent of the world's population will be concentrated in urban areas...

Water Changes Everything.


Source: YouTube 20 February 2015
Water Changes Everything.

Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it...

The house as mini-power plant - Meet net-zero home builder Les Wold


Source: Green Energy Futures 19 February 2015
The house as mini-power plant - Meet net-zero home builder Les Wold

Les Wold is a part of this second wave of net-zero home builders. At 38-years-old he's a managing partner with Effect Homes...

How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy


Source: Switchboard 18 February 2015
How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy

I’m not writing much this week, because I’m traveling, very glad to be away from US presidential politics but concerned for all my colleagues and...

Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen


Source: TreeHugger 17 February 2015 Featured
Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen

Scientists at EPFL have come up with an inexpensive way to store solar energy as hydrogen. It's a concept that has...

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Energy Return Wheel: The Sustainable Wheel That Doesn't Need Replacing


Source: Uber Gizmo 16 February 2015
Energy Return Wheel: The Sustainable Wheel That Doesn't Need Replacing

Some of the more expensive vehicles out there come with run flat tires that will ensure you have enough mileage in your...

How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory


Source: Earth Techling 13 February 2015
How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory

“Smart grid“. It’s a term we throw around a lot, but what does it really mean? What does it look like? And more importantly, why should we...

Hamburg: Green City of the Future?


Source: Link TV 12 February 2015
Hamburg: Green City of the Future?

All eyes are on Germany as the country prepares to abandon nuclear power by 2020. Hamburg, an industrial port on Germany's northern shore...

The Future of Renewable Energy


Source: YouTube 11 February 2015
The Future of Renewable Energy

This video infographic shows all the latest figures about renewable energy.

Sustainable transport


Source: Vimeo 10 February 2015
Sustainable transport

Transport infrastructure is one of the main contributors to the increase of carbon emissions. But decarbonising the industry is likely to be...

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Smarter Cities Innovation and Data


Source: IBM 9 February 2015 Daily digest
Smarter Cities Innovation and Data

Cities generate a wealth of data -- the challenge is to turn it into useful information..

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In the city with: Tom Bates


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 6 February 2015
In the city with: Tom Bates

Tom Bates is a mayor on a mission as the leader of one of the most sustainable cities in America.

In the city with: Ron Finley


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 5 February 2015
In the city with: Ron Finley

You can’t dig your way out of a food prison, but, according to Ron Finley – South Los Angeles’ resident guerilla gardener – you can grow your way out.

In the city with: Dan Parham, Neighborland


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 4 February 2015
In the city with: Dan Parham, Neighborland

Neighborland co-founder Dan Parham describes how his site gives people the opportunity to voice their dreams and concerns for their communities.

'In the city with: Catherine Bracy'


Source: IBM Smarter Cities 3 February 2015
'In the city with: Catherine Bracy'

For Catherine Bracy and the San Francisco-based programmers of Code for America, the upkeep of government services is at their fingertips.

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