GDP is the market value of goods and services within a country, but in our society, it has grown to mean much more. However, the metric has real problems, and others, if adapted, might offer solutions.
A study of global trends projects the demise of oceanic ecosystems. By 2100, 98% of the world’s oceans will be affected by acidification, warming temperatures, low oxygen, or lack of biological productivity.
YPE SF-Bay Area is recruiting for its 2013-2014 Leadership Team!
Here is a brief description of the IPCC, it assessment reports, and some key factors of the 2013 Working Group 1 scientific assessment, resealed September 27th, 2013.
Beauty may only be skin deep, but in the case of automobiles, the skin adds a lot of weight. Replacing the steel in the auto body with carbon fiber can slim down the weight of future cars, leading to drastic increases in fuel efficiency for both gasoline cars and electric cars.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are working to integrate innovations from their labs into the real world in an attempt to reduce energy consumption, giving office workers a sense of control over their thermal environments.
Imagine H2O’s 5th annual program will be open to entries in October with the winners announced in March 2014, at which time the top companies will present their innovations to the program’s pilot partners.
The Kavli Foundation has endowed a new institute at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory