Realizing that the appropriate, low-cost tools for affordable, sustainable farming and settlement didn’t exist, Marcin Jakubowski decided to build them. The idea was to create an easily repairable, modular and scalable set of tools providing everything you need to build, or rebuild, civilization. The result was a group called Open Source Ecolody, and an open source hardware initiative called The Global Village Construction Kit".
- Shoalhaven Recycling Facilty to Handle All Waste in One ProcessShoalhaven City Council is to build a new waste processing facility that uses state-of-the-art technology to divert 90% of mixed waste from landfill. Everything that can be reused or recycled will be extracted in one process. Continue reading »
- ANU Research Promises Cheaper, More Efficient Solar CellsANU engineers, in collaboration with researchers from the California Institute of Technology, have developed a way to combine silicon with perovskite to more efficiently convert sunlight into electricity. Continue reading »
- Queensland Scientists Discover Cheap New Catalyst for Making HydrogenResearchers at the Queensland University of Technology have discovered cheaper and more efficient materials for producing hydrogen for the storage of renewable energy that could replace current water-splitting catalysts. Continue reading »