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Insect wing flexibility principle adds major turbine oomph

March 11th, 2017|Categories: Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, News Feed, Structures|Sectors: |

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Insect wing flexibility principle adds major turbine oomph

Lessons from nature don’t always have to be complex. The simple principle of “add flexibility rather than rigidity” helped researchers at Paris-Sorbonne University demonstrate the potential to yield 35% more power from wind turbines. While the challenge now lies in scaling the prototypes, abstracting the simple design principle opened up new ways of thinking about blades.

Curated by Dayna Baumeister

Uniting around a common challenge for all life on Earth

January 26th, 2017|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed|Sectors: , |

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Turning waste on its head by commercializing carbon

January 13th, 2017|Categories: Carbon, Circular Economy, Climate Change, News Feed|Sectors: |

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Commonwealth looks to reverse climate change, with the help of biomimicry

November 13th, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed, Organizations, Planning, Policy|Sectors: , |

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Pulling energy form indirect ‘sunlight’

November 11th, 2016|Categories: Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, News Feed|Sectors: , |

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Sustainably-generate energy, courtesy of blue-green algae

November 4th, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed, Water|Sectors: , , , |

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Coral reefs brilliance captured on film

October 28th, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed, Social Innovation|Sectors: |

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It’s happening: Furniture made from air pollution

October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Circular Economy, Climate Change, Materials, News Feed, Product Design|Sectors: , |

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How zooplankton can help reverse climate change

October 21st, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, Materials, News Feed|Sectors: |

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Healthy ecosystems’ role in combatting climate change

October 16th, 2016|Categories: Carbon, Climate Change, News Feed, Water|Sectors: , |

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