Michigan State University
Imagine a city that’s actually a vast solar energy harvesting system. A team of Michigan State University researchers has developed a technology that can turn transparent surfaces, from building windows to cell phones, into solar collecting surfaces – without obstructing the view.
“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”
San Diego is set to soon start supplying itself with millions of gallons a day of fresh, drinkable water, using saltwater from the Pacific Ocean, converted by a brand new desalination plant. As California's historic drought continues, the plant will likely intensify the debate over the role of desalination may play in the state's water supply. Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.
How it works by Norsk Hydro
Transforming scrap aluminium at our aluminium recycling plant in Hydro Dormagen, Germany, for use in cars, packaging, electronics and buildings turns waste into new products and saves energy in the process.
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