Tagged: energy

Watch Alex Steffen’s “The shareable future of cities” talk at TED 0

Watch Alex Steffen’s “The shareable future of cities” talk at TED

How can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood-based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need — while reducing the time we spend in cars […]

Watch James Howard Kunstler dissects suburbia at TED 0

Watch James Howard Kunstler dissects suburbia at TED

In James Howard Kunstler’s view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the physical manifestation of the common good. Instead, he argues, what we have in America is a nation of places not worth caring about […]

Watch Mick McManus’ “Innovate to Survive” talk to Wall Street Journal 0

Watch Mick McManus’ “Innovate to Survive” talk to Wall Street Journal

Tech firms like Hewlett-Packard along with energy companies and even hospitals need to design two years into the future, when the economy is going to be turning around, says Mick McManus, CEO of MAYA Design […]

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: offshore wind power expected to reach 30 gigawatts by 2020 0

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: offshore wind power expected to reach 30 gigawatts by 2020

In the next five years, China will boost its offshore wind power installed capacity to 5 gigawatts and form a complete technology and industrial chain […]

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai chosen as electric car pilot city 0

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai chosen as electric car pilot city

China named Shanghai as the country’s pilot city for electric vehicle development […]

Erik Hersman's Keynote on IxDA | Interaction ‘11 0

Watch Erik Hersman’s Keynote on IxDA | Interaction ‘11 Conference

Erik is the co-founder of Ushahidi (which means “testimony” in Swahili), a web application created to map the reported incidents of violence happening during the post-election crisis in Kenya. Currently, he is working with a team of mostly-African programmers to continue development of this new free and open source platform that makes it easier to crowdsource crisis information and visualize data […]

White House releases fact sheet on The United States-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue 0

White House releases fact sheet on The United States-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue

The White House has disclosed the details on the US-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialog during Obama’s recent trip to Brazil […]

Watch Michael Pawlyn’s “Using nature’s genius in architecture” talk at TED 0

Watch Michael Pawlyn’s “Using nature’s genius in architecture” talk at TED

How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun […]

Obama says U.S. wants to invest in infrastructure in Brazil 1

Obama says U.S. wants to invest in infrastructure in Brazil

The U.S. president, Barack Obama said during his trip to Brazil, during the closure of the CEO Forum at the Brazilian Foreign Ministry — which brought together representatives of some major companies from both the United Stats and Brazil — that United States have an interest in investing in infrastructure in Brazil […]