Content tagged with Clean technology

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Smart Home, Smart Life

That the world is moving towards smart communities, interconnected by technology, is not a new concept and the advancement of the Internet of Things, a network of devices that are embedded with technology enabling these objects to collect and exchange data, is getting us closer to the goal. Could this make homes greener? Read on

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Driverless Cars, More Than Just a Cool Idea

Any idea that simplifies life as much as possible is one that will soon find itself on the fast track to actualisation, and today everyone is excited about the “driverless car”. This idea has overtaken the Hybrid Car as the car of the future and there is a rush to successfully produce autonomous cars with predictions of market availability being as early as 2020. Read on

 Kevin Zolkiewicz

SMART Trash Bins Used as WiFi Spots in NYC

Some of us are used to the convenient lifestyle our modern and connected lives afford us. But not everyone has the privilege to access to free internet in cafes or shopping centres. Last winter, a smart bins company in NYC created a project and turned trash cans into (today's version of) gold – free WiFi Hotspots for households in downtown Manhattan. Read on

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Is This The Secret To The Perfect (Sustainable) Cup of Tea?

“One day of extra energy use from overfilling electric kettles is enough to light all the streetlights in England for a night.” This statement by sustainability advocate Leyla Acaroglu, in a 2013 TED talk, was the spark that inspired the development of a smart, energy-saving and genuinely exciting alternative to the electric kettle. Read on

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Clean Tech Is Getting Its Way Back

Climate fighters won a battle yesterday, when the U.S. and China announced a “Climate Change and Clean Energy cooperation”, meaning the two biggest emitters in the world joined hands to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Read on