Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

Talk on Mine Restoration on July 31, 2010

An estimated 500,000 mines dot the US landscape, most of them abandoned.  Indian statistics are equally bad, if you also include the quarries etc.  Symbols of our incessant hunger for consumption, these abandoned mines are not just an ugly eyesore but continue to pose significant hazard to communities around them:  physical hazards due to accidents […]

Solar House Decathlon in Europe

A bunch of universities and other organizations across the globe participated in 2010 Solar Decathlon in Europe, coming up with some stunning designs for solar-powered houses.  For all you architecture buffs (and the CleanTechies, of course), check out the innovative designs, shapes etc.  I remember that some team(s) from India had also participated but don’t […]