The newly popular idea of Global Footprintlets us measure the ecological impact of how we liveMarco Visscher | June 2004 issue “It is the best way to calculate our performance on sustainability,” declares Carwyn Jones, Minister for Environment, Planning and Countryside for … [Read more...] about On the right foot
Light pollution is more than an aesthetic problem Carolyn Steel | March 2006 issue … [Read more...] about Where did the night go?
Wind power is for wimps. Louis Michaud wants to turn twisters into the renewable energy source of the future. Andrew Tolve | March 2008 issue Of all the natural phenomena that wreak havoc on planet Earth, tornadoes are perhaps the most fearsome. With wind speeds reaching upward … [Read more...] about How to tame a tornado
Hydrogen fuel cells will never be a practical source of power, right? Wrong. The technology is set to take off sooner than you think. Jerry Brown, Rinaldo Brutoco and James Cusumano | October 2007 issue You may think hydrogen power is some futuristic fantasy, fit only for … [Read more...] about Welcome to the hydrogen age
More than just an environmental breakthrough, a new generation of photovoltaics can improve life in remote communities. Craig Cox| September 2007 issue For 40 years, scientists and environmental activists alike have been eagerly awaiting the dawn of the solar age, a time when … [Read more...] about The second coming of solar power