Saving Energy

Turning chicken poop and weeds into biofuel

Chicken is a favorite, inexpensive meat across the globe. But the bird’s popularity results in a lot of waste that can pollute soil and water. One strategy for dealing with poultry poop is to turn it into biofuel, and now… read more

Netherlands highways will glow in the dark

A smart road design that features glow in the dark tarmac and illuminated weather indicators will be installed in the Netherlands. “One day I was sitting in my car and I was amazed by these roads we spend millions on… read more

Butterfly wings could boost production of green f..

  SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2012 — Butterfly wings may rank among the most delicate structures in nature, but they have given researchers powerful inspiration for new technology that doubles production of hydrogen gas — a green fuel of the… read more

How sustainable is your dinner?

“During dinner  a discussion grows about the sustainability of the meal. This chicken, how did she live? What did she get to eat? The rice is from Thailand, the package tells us  that, the pineapple is from Kenya. So, this… read more

Case: A new Power station

Ibrahim lives in a village far from the city. The villagers are nowadays talking about only one thing: An electricity generating industry will be established in the village. The local families are asked to move from their place. Of course… read more
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