Environment

August 21, 2016
Amsterdam Street Sign

Amsterdam hopes the Green Junkie will eat up the city’s smog

Can a Honeysuckle Suck Out Smog? Researchers in Amsterdam are hoping that the Honeysuckle plant can be a weapon in the war against air pollution. Amsterdam, Holland has some of the most progressive environmental protection initiatives in the world, especially when it comes to greenhouse gases. In 2026, all cars […]
May 22, 2016
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Using Freezing Sea Water to Heat Large Buildings

Can Seawater Replace Fossil Fuels? There are millions of fish in the sea, as they say, but it turns out there might be a million dollar payback in those deep sea waters. Using Green Technology to Reduce the Energy Bill Alaska SeaLife Center, located in Seward, is an ocean wildlife […]
April 15, 2016
Fooded rice field

Drip Irrigation for California’s Rice Growers

Good news for California farmers dealing with crippling drought conditions The Lundberg family began farming rice in 1937. For decades, they have developed a reputation not only for tasty and healthy rice, but also for their organic and environmentally-friendly farming practices. However, rice farming requires a lot of water. In […]
November 16, 2015
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Pushing the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development

Oil and Gas Giant Statoil Pushes the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has received all necessary approvals from the Scottish government to install a 30 megawatt floating wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The pilot project, named Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, will […]