Tag Archives: Environment

30Apr/15

Energy-harvesting ‘tree’ can power electronics

Finnish company develops an energy harvesting ‘tree’ capable of powering smart phones and other devices. Its production technique can also be used to make sheets of smart organic light-emitting diodes on a large scale.
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28Apr/15

Vatican and U.N. team up on climate change against sceptics

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says climate change is an “urgent moral imperative” as he meets the pope at the Vatican.
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27Apr/15

Oxford-based start-up to use drones to plant one billion trees a year

UK (Next Media) – Oxford-based start-up Biocarbon Engineering is planning to fight industrial deforestation by planting 1 billion trees a year using drones.
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26Apr/15

Free home heating offered by e-Radiators

DELFT AND NIEUWPOORT, THE NETHERLANDS (REUTERS / NERDALIZE AND ENECO) – The e-Radiator offers free energy to householders….and there’s no catch, insist its designers.

It’s a dual function computer server installed in family homes.

Computing firms get free storage for their server, instead of having to use large data centres….while the heat generated from number crunching can warm a room.
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17Apr/15

Scientists create self-powering camera that only uses light

American scientists build a self-powering camera that captures images without using an external power source, allowing it to operate indefinitely in a well-lit environment.
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