A little good news — about recycling carbon?

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/iceland-builds-a-factory-to-bury-co2-in-rock/ This is really cool!

A little good news — about boat-planes?

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/this-boat-plane-hybrid-is-the-regent-seaglider-set-to-revolutionize-travel/ Ok, so this is one for the gadget geeks out there. I don't know if pushing more traffic onto the water is such a good idea for the wildlife there, but it sure would look cool!

A little good news — about farming

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/responsive-drip-irrigation-system-changes-agriculture-saves-30-50-water-costs/ Get used to hearing about RPI. A smart irrigation system that responds to plants when they are thirsty... it wastes far less water and this will be essential in our ever warming climates.

A little good news — about Scienc-y ideas on micro plastics

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/fionn-ferreira-won-google-science-fair-2019-with-microplastic-cleaning-fluid/ Please read the article.. it's quick and really inspiring. It makes me wonder if I could challenge my high school students to come up with similar ideas about cleaning the environment...

A little good news — about tree-friendly wood substitutes

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/wood-alternative-sustainably-made-from-kombucha-waste-dyson/ This is simply amazing!!! For me, the beauty of wood has always been in its imperfections. Raw edge planks, burls, knots... all add amazing effects to the wood when oiled and stained. Now this wood made from the waste product of a currently popular beverage can be configured into all sorts of strange possibilities... … Continue reading A little good news — about tree-friendly wood substitutes

A little good news — about energy for all

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/chinese-fusion-reactor-breaks-record-for-120-million-celsius-plasma/ It sounds like we really need a Tony Stark about now, but this is no arc reactor. Let's be honest, I have no idea what I'm talking about. All I know is the geek in me gets really excited about these kinds of scientific things!!! I've been hearing about the holy grail of energy … Continue reading A little good news — about energy for all

A little good news — this takes recycling to a whole new level

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/architect-turning-carbon-emissions-into-tiles/ The possibilities are endless... combining the captured carbon from the CO2 in the air with other compressible & recycled materials to build funky and fun decorative tiles! Wow! Imagine if it could also be used to make bricks? I'm excited to see how this develops and to learn how it holds the carbon or … Continue reading A little good news — this takes recycling to a whole new level

A little good news — we’re definitely back to the future with this innovation

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/yacht-the-manta-generates-power-by-melting-waste-it-gathers/ The article speaks for itself and answers a few questions... I think it's a great step forward... I want to know what are the emissions from the fuel source. And, can this system be retrofitted to other vessels?

Monday’s Movers – Marcin Jakubowski

An open letter to Mr. Donald Trump (and every other leader who needs a kick in the ass to walk their talk!!!), Are you paying close attention to this amazing person? Inspired by the seemingly endless march of consumerism and the flip-side of this coin, built-in-obsolescence, Marcin Jakubowski set in motion the ultimate return to … Continue reading Monday’s Movers – Marcin Jakubowski