Lamborghini’s electric supercar won’t contain batteries; it will be one

Lamborghini and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) introduced the Terzo Millennio, an ultra-futuristic design study powered by electricity, last year to show what the eco-friendly sports car of tomorrow could look like. While the whole package tells a tale set in the relatively distant future, Digital Trends learned from Maurizio Reggiani, the head of Lamborghini’s …

Cradle To Cradle

Cradle to Cradle is one of the pioneering ideas of Circular Economy. What is Cradle To Cradle? Cradle To Cradle is a particular set of ideas and design practices for creating products that aim to reduce negative impact while striving to create a positive impact. Cradle to Cradle was created by William McDonough and Michael Braungart and …

In nature there is no such thing as “waste.”

In nature waste equals food. “Nature doesn’t have a design problem. People do.” Our mental models, store our internal assumptions about the way the world works, determine how we see and behave in the world. We accept unexamined assumptions as the way things are, the way things work. As physicist David Bohm put it: “[We practice] …

Historic Urgenda climate ruling upheld by Dutch Supreme Court

Fantastic news! Dutch Supreme Court judgement cements legal responsibility of government towards citizens with respect to human rights impacts of climate change. "Historic Urgenda climate ruling upheld by Dutch Supreme Court" By Isabella Kaminski "The HAGUE—The Netherlands’ Supreme Court upheld the landmark ruling in Urgenda v. the Netherlands, announcing its decision on Friday that governments …

Scientists Create ‘Planetary Health Diet’ to Tackle Climate Change

A group of inter­na­tional sci­en­tists has issued guide­lines for a diet designed to be envi­ron­men­tally sus­tain­able while pro­mot­ing good health. A rad­i­cal trans­for­ma­tion of the global food system is urgently needed. Without action, the world risks fail­ing to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.- Dr Johan Rockström, direc­tor of the Potsdam Institute …

Innovative orange juicer 3D prints bioplastic cups out of leftover orange peels

International design firm Carlo Ratti Associatihas developed an experimental circular juice bar that uses orange peels to make deliciously fresh-squeezed juice but that’s not all. Using filament made from the leftover orange peels, the “Feel the Peel” machine then 3D prints disposable cups to drink the refreshing juice on the spot. The prototype juicer, which was designed in …

This Amazing Car Is Powered by Saltwater, 217,5 mph, 820 hp, 373 miles/tank

Quant e-sport limousine is a high-end sports car that runs on seawater! This amazing car has already been approved by the European Union and opens a new era of innovative solutions for road transportation and environmental protection. Most ecological cars run on electricity or hydrogen cells, but this car only uses saltwater as a source …

Scientists Develop Liquid Fuel That Can Store The Sun’s Energy For Up to 18 Years

No matter how abundant or renewable, solar power has a thorn in its side. There is still no cheap and efficient long-term storage for the energy that it generates. The solar industry has been snagged on this branch for a while, but in the past year alone, a series of four papers has ushered in …