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Solar energy rolls out like a carpet with groundbreaking Roll-Array photovoltaics

“Solar power is easier to install than ever before thanks to the latest innovation: the Roll-Array. John Hingley and his team at the renewable energy company Renovagen designed a high power PV array that rolls out like a carpet. This flexible and easy-to-transport instant microgrid has the capacity to bring alternative energy to places we never thought possible. Check out the video below to see it in action.”

Architecture for Humanity re-launches as Open Architecture Collaborative

“The nonprofit world was hit hard in January 2015, when Architecture for Humanity, a design firm dedicated to bringing professional design and construction services to regions in crisis, abruptly shuttered its doors and declared bankruptcy. (For more details on the closure, read our article on what went wrong here.) But today, the organization may be seeing signs of new life, in a slightly different form. Thirty of the international chapters once affiliated with the nonprofit have launched a new organization of volunteer designers and architects called the Open Architecture Collaborative.”

Shocking new map shows where cancer-causing glyphosate sprayed in San Francisco

“Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir partnered with the San Francisco Forest Alliance to create the map, using information gathered from the San Francisco Parks Department. The map lists over 200 locations, which include ball fields, libraries and playgrounds, as well as parks all across the city.”

Florida drops new fracking bill after public outcry

“When a fracking bill introduced in the Florida state senate was met with public outcry, senators dropped the measure before it was even debated. Many were concerned that the bill would potentially allow the oil and gas industry to explore fracking in the Everglades, and would have allowed oil companies to keep the toxic chemicals used in the fracking process a secret from the public. Fortunately, this time, the environment won out… for now.”

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About D.Dinius

I am big on education, animals, and nature. So following that sentence I think it's important to be smart and animals and nature bring clarity and a calmness to things. I am new to actually paying attention and having opinions. This has been building well for about the last year. :)

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