CRADLE 2 CRADLE, CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Chinese companies dominate the supply chain on raw materials. For instance, the Chines control the cobalt supply chain that begins at mines in Congo. But not only cobalt is getting scarce.
CLIMATE CHANGE & WATER
Salt Farm Texel (Netherlands) introduces ‘zero water’ vegetables in drought stricken South Africa. The Texel initiative, known as S/Zout, features food products that emerge from a collaboration between Studio H and Salt Farm Texel, a Netherlands-based enterprise that grows salt-tolerant potatoes, carrots, onions, lettuce, cabbage and barley.
OCEAN PLASTICS CHALLENGE
Catching, recycling and reducing
Today New Zealand has joined the United Nations-led CleanSeas campaign to rid our oceans of plastic. Minister Sage signed a pledge showing New Zealand’s commitment to the global CleanSeas campaign at the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Auckland. More than 40 other countries have already signed up. “Turtles and other wildlife are being killed by […]
WORLDS ENERGY IS TRANSFORMING TOWARDS GREEN
Within 15 years, MIT expects to produce energy from fusion. MIT and Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) collaborate in a new US initiative and decided to take a radically different approach to other efforts to transform fusion fram an exensive science experiment into a viable commercial energy source. The team intend to use a new class […]