Novel coating to keep buildings cool without air-conditioning

Air-conditioning can account for more than 40% of the domestic energy consumption, and contributes to greenhouse emissions by making use of chemical refrigerants such...

Novel bio-inspired materials to substitute plastics

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) developed a novel approach to manufacture biodegradable substitutes for plastic. The team make use of...

Top 5 Green Gadgets and Initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is yet again very special for all green technology supporters. The show managed to gather...

Sugarcane-Based LEGO Christmas Trees

36,000 LEGO bricks are molded every minute. That’s a lot of plastic. But earlier this year, LEGO announced they start producing blocks made of...

Elowan is The First Ever Cyborg Houseplant

MIT researchers always manage to push boundaries. This time they created a cyborg plant hybrid, which augments the natural processes of the plant to...

4 Reasons This New Material Could Make Up Biodegradable Cars

Even though the bodyworks of cars can be recycled, the process would require a huge amount of energy to make use of these metals...

Tourism and Its Impact on the Environment

Most people look forward to a vacation, and who could blame them? But what many people forget is that the hospitality industry runs 24/7. With...

Sustainable Building and Material Designs You Can Use in Your Backyard

While there is, understandably, always a lot of focus on sustainable building design and materials for homes, interior décor, and offices, people who are...

DIY Low-tech Air Conditioning System From Terracotta Tubes and Water

A New Delhi architect has created a low-tech air conditioner using a material that has been around for millennia. Monish Siripurapu, the founder of...

Japan Tests Wood Pulp for Stronger, Lighter Vehicles

“Simplify, then add lightness. Adding power makes you faster on the straights. Subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere,” said Colin Chapman, the founder of Lotus...