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Sustainability Is The New Space Race - A New Global Golden Age

Sustainability Is The New Space Race - A New Global Golden Age | Solar Power News | Scoop.it
The next golden age of growth will depend on whether we are able to innovate sufficiently to face environmental challenges, according to Carlota Perez, Visiting Scholar, London School of Economics

 

"The planet is no longer a place to store our waste. It must be protected to guarantee healthy lives if we want to be able to incorporate hundreds of millions of new consumers. That is the new space race. Growth will depend on whether we are able to stretch the frontiers of knowledge to successfully face the environmental limits," she said, speaking at the Economist's Technology Frontiers conference.

This means we need to increase the productivity of all resources "enormously", eliminate waste and pollution, build closed-loop systems, design for durability and rethink our built environment. "This will be essential for healthy lives and economic development," she added.... http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-03/05/sustainability-space-race


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India Announces Its First Solar City (In Order To Protect Taj Mahal)

India Announces Its First Solar City (In Order To Protect Taj Mahal) | Solar Power News | Scoop.it
The Indian city of Agra, former capital of the Indian subcontinent and home of the Taj Mahal, is to become the country's first solar city.
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Solar Power Required On Every New Home -- Pioneering ...

Solar Power Required On Every New Home -- Pioneering ... | Solar Power News | Scoop.it
A first-of-its-kind requirement for solar power systems is going to be implemented in Lancaster, California. The requirement is that solar power systems be installed on all new single-family homes within the city.
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