After a decade seeking approval to build the U.S.’s first offshore wind farm, Cape Wind president Jim Gordon is on the verge of beginning construction. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he describes why his struggle has been good for clean energy — and why the fight is still not over.
Global water scarcity presents a grave challenge to continued human development and sustainability. The answer, however, is to use more water, not less. In order to do this, a dramatic technological breakthrough in desalination is necessary. This presentation describes the beginning of that effort.
What are the fundamental trends of our age? How will our homes, lives and cities be transformed by an urbanised, environmentally conscious and technologically empowered humanity? An upcoming event in London will attempt to address these (massive) questions.
Green technology has no history — which isn't to say that it has no past. Way before New York City tried to force its yellow fleet of taxis to go hybrid, there was a thriving electric-taxi company at the turn of the 20th century that served the entire metropolis.
Beginning by showing the most destructive forms of energy and conclude with renewables which have very minimal negative side effects and impact on our ecosystem, this film, with miniature feel, is also a perfect story telling tool for saying how small our planet is.