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TEDxTU - Ekundayo Shittu - Changing Unsustainable Consumption Patterns

TEDxTU - Ekundayo Shittu - Changing Unsustainable Consumption Patterns Professor Ekundayo Shittu conducts research on the economics of global climate change by focusing on the interplay between public policy, energy technology investments, and...
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Technology for Food for Life: Climate Change Vulnerability Needs Multi-facets Approach

Technology for Food for Life: Climate Change Vulnerability Needs Multi-facets Approach | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
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The effects of climate change on vulnerable persons requires significant technological advancements within these demographics.

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JSTOR: Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Summer, 2001), pp. 531-543

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Toyota: Solid-State & Lithium-Air Batteries By 2020

Toyota: Solid-State & Lithium-Air Batteries By 2020 | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
Toyota Motor Corporation has been trying to avoid the use of lithium-ion batteries as much as possible due to their high cost. However, the company does use them for the Prius Plug-in Electric Vehicle and the RAV4 EV.
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UTEC presenta panel que genera agua potable a partir de la humedad del aire

UTEC presenta panel que genera agua potable a partir de la humedad del aire | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
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Scientist develops a multi-purpose wonder material to tackle environmental challenges

Scientist develops a multi-purpose wonder material to tackle environmental challenges | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
A new wonder material that can generate hydrogen, produce clean water and even create energy.
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Michael Charters’ Big Wood Skyscraper is a Sustainable Alternative to Steel and Concrete Buildings

Michael Charters’ Big Wood Skyscraper is a Sustainable Alternative to Steel and Concrete Buildings | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
Architect Michael Charters' design for a large high-rise complex made from wood won an honorable mention from the 2013 eVolo Skyscraper Competition.
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Nations Change Too Slowly to Combat Climate Change: Scientific American

Nations Change Too Slowly to Combat Climate Change: Scientific American | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
A conference at the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences notes that the incremental steps taken to address global warming are not enough
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Sweeping imprvements will be required in the renewable & clean energy and production industries as well as in other areas to stave off an 6 degree End of Century temperature increase. 

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Estonia Launches Nationwide Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Network - Forbes

Estonia Launches Nationwide Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Network - Forbes | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
Scarcely noticed in the wake of the much-discussed spat between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and New York Times reporter John Broder was the opening last week in Estonia of the world’s first nationwide network of fast chargers for electric vehicles (EVs).
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Japan Tests Driverless Trucks, Report Shows 15% Less Fuel Consumption

Japan Tests Driverless Trucks, Report Shows 15% Less Fuel Consumption | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has recently announced the results of their on-road tests involving a caravan of self-driving trucks with one person driving the lead truck.
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Lost frog DNA back from the dead: Lazarus Project

Lost frog DNA back from the dead: Lazarus Project | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
The genome of an extinct Australian frog has been revived and reactivated by a team of scientists using sophisticated cloning technology to implant a “dead” cell nucleus into a fresh egg from another frog species.
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Polar Umbrella Buoyant Skyscraper Protects and Regenerates the Polar Ice Caps- eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Polar Umbrella Buoyant Skyscraper Protects and Regenerates the Polar Ice Caps- eVolo | Architecture Magazine | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
Architecture and Design Magazine for the 21st Century. Organizer of the Annual Skyscraper Architectural Competition.
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7th Continent: Floating Kinetic Islands Help Clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

7th Continent: Floating Kinetic Islands Help Clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch | 2020ITTends | Scoop.it
The Kinetic Islands designed by Park Sung-Hee and Na Hye Yeon are floating structures that help clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
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Park Sung-Hee and Na Hye Yeon suggest innovative solution to increasingly disastrous Pacific 'garbage patch'.