Guest contributor Ali Dockerty explores the growing popularity of off grid technology and its potential for addressing major world challenges.
A U.N.-backed partnership will study the futuristic prospect of floating cities, looking at how platforms at sea might help bail out coastal cities at risk of flooding due to climate change.
Striking a pose in the mirror, Swedish model and stylist Lisa Anckarman shows off a new jacket with a difference on Instagram – though it fits her perfectly in the photo, it’s a virtual design that does not exist in real life.
Technology is the single greatest contributor to climate change but it may also soon be used to offset the damage we’ve done to our planet since the Industrial Age began.
The prospects of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are promising. It is likely to offer tools to make it easier to move from the linear economic model of the past to the circular economic model, where resources remain in a closed circuit.
There are 300 additional gigatonnes of carbon in the atmosphere as a result of human activity since the start of the industrial revolution. As the climate warms, the activity of micro-organisms in the soil increases and this further increases carbon emissions.