I’m thrilled to see more and more alternative energy examples cropping up around the globe. Global warming or not, using finite resources is simply unwise esp. when these pollute our world. Society, progress, change needs to be motivated by something other than money … suppose that’s the reason why it’s …
This is the future of transit as well as personal transportation in short called HITS. CBS news interviewed one innovator, the founder of Moller International, which is probably the most sophisticated flying machine available today, one that will allow automated navigation and flight using the HITS system.
Southern California has experienced such devastation caused by wildfires that I wonder why homes burn down only to be rebuilt exactly the same way?! Same principle applies to dwellings and earthquakes.
I started thinking about this especially after I met the late Nader Khalali (calearth.org), an Persian-born architect, writer, and humanitarian who received his philosophical and architectural education in Iran, Turkey, and the United States.
Take Nader’s approach to building for example. He built super adobe, geodesic structures with building materials you can find anywhere. From my studies I’ve learned that the geodesic architectural design/structure offers the following benefits:
The solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse landed successfully after demonstrating its capability to fly through a full day-and-night cycle, powered and charged only the the sun.
If we’re to look at Iceland’s example of H2 usage, we’d think that an entire infrastructure has to be built to support hydrogen vehicles of the future. On top of that, I’m a bit cynical about how long it takes our government to build or rebuild an infrastructure unless we …
.. a multi-purpose machine which is solar powered, purifies water, stores hydrogen for energy use, … with a price tag of 95,000$ this is a solution meant more for disaster areas, relief efforts, etc. Take a look.