The Disruption of the Automotive Industry Represents a Significant 21st Century Change

October 14, 2017 – Technological innovation has always played the role of significant disruptor in almost every aspect of our human civilization. So it shouldn’t be too ... Continue Reading →

Baseload Renewables’ Goal to Take Carbon Out of the Energy Equation for Good

October 3, 2017 – A Massachusetts Institute of Technology spinoff hopes to create battery storage technology capable of replacing fossil fuel-based power as the primary source ... Continue Reading →

Potential Lithium Battery Game Changer – Water Salt

October 2, 2017 – Lithium’s advantages as a battery medium are many. It is a very light metal. It retains electric charges well and during discharge and recharge isn’t ... Continue Reading →

Agriculture Faces Many 21st Century Disruptors

September 18, 2017 – Our perspective on agriculture is about to go through dramatic changes as this century unfolds. What are some of the disruptive forces at work? Global population ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: A Water-Cooling Solar Panel That Could Reduce HVAC Costs by 21%

September 5, 2017 – One way our species can reduce the impact of greenhouse gas emissions is through energy conservation. The energy needed to keep buildings cool in the summer ... Continue Reading →

Electric Vehicles are No Longer on the Margin of the Automobile Industry

July 7, 2017 – Yesterday a report published by Bloomberg reflected what is becoming more apparent each day. The electric vehicle (EV) is the future of the automobile industry. ... Continue Reading →

Solar Cells Getting a Makeover with Nanotechnology

June 28, 2017 – Companies like Nanosolar, a San Jose, California-based company, Global Photonic Energy, Bloo Solar, EnSol and Solarmer Energy, along with a number of technical ... Continue Reading →

Litigating Against Those Who Contribute to Climate Change and Pollute the Commons

May 24, 2017 – In downtown Boston sits a park known as the Boston Common. Established in 1634, it was set aside for common use for the citizens of Boston. Sold to the city by ... Continue Reading →

High Rise Buildings Could Become Permanent Carbon Sinks If We Build Them Using Wood

May 21, 2017 – In the town of Prince George, British Columbia, an 8-storey, 30-meter tall building stands out from its neighbours. Why? Because it is constructed almost entirely ... Continue Reading →

Erasable 3D-Printer Ink Has Many Potential Applications

May 4, 2017 – Why would you want to 3D print with an erasable ink? Researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, have developed a photo resistant, chemical-reactive ... Continue Reading →