ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water


Source: YouTube 29 June 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 26 June 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 24 June 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 23 June 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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Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance


Source: UWTV 22 June 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 18 June 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...

Megacities - Sustaining the City


Source: BBC 17 June 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.

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


Source: Green Energy Futures 16 June 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...

Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen


Source: TreeHugger 15 June 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 12 June 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 11 June 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 10 June 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...

Smarter Cities Innovation and Data


Source: IBM 9 June 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 8 June 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 June 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 June 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 June 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.

Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry


Source: IBM 2 June 2015 Featured
Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry

Taking a smarter approach to the way we produce, distribute, and consume energy in order to meet the needs of the 21st Century.

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Future Megacities - Governance for Sustainability in Hyderabad, India


Source: Vimeo 1 June 2015
Future Megacities - Governance for Sustainability in Hyderabad, India

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education..

Future Megacities - Energy and Climate Protection in Gauteng, South-Africa


Source: Cross Docs 29 May 2015
Future Megacities - Energy and Climate Protection in Gauteng, South-Africa

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research..

Future Megacities - Transportation Management in Hefei, China


Source: Vimeo 28 May 2015
Future Megacities - Transportation Management in Hefei, China

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research..

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