There are nearly 450 nuclear reactors in the world, with hundreds more either under construction or in the planning stages. There are 104 of these reactors in the USA and 195 in Europe. Imagine what havoc it would wreak on our civilization and the planet’s ecosystems if we were to suddenly witness not just one or two nuclear melt-downs but 400 or more!

Vancouver, BC – Sustainability Television update


19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
By Betty Yan and Paul Kilpatrick

Looking to Biology for the Answer to Food Waste  
May 20th 2011
By Kristi Choi
The massive amount of food required to feed the planet’s 6.7 billion people results in the production of food waste on an equally grand scale. Food waste represents 19% of waste dumped in landfills in countries such as England and the United States [1]. Once in landfills, food waste ends up rotting and producing methane. The social, economic, and environmental implications are harmful and a subject that needs more attention.

By Shayne Korithoski


May 12, 2011- Saber Miresmailli

Left: diagram of a lithium-ion battery constructed using a nanostructured bicontinuous cathode. Right: scanning electron microscope image of the nanostructure, a three-dimensional metal foam current collector coated with a thin layer of active material. Image courtesy of Paul Braun and Huigang Zhang, University of Illinois.

This weekend hundreds of university students from across Canada will gather at the University of Toronto for the 12th annual Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference ( 

Jury of leaders in the sustainable design movement to judge competition entries

Plans for India to have Asia's biggest Commercial Scale Tidal Power Plant
The Indian state Gujarat has approved plans for London-based tidal energy company Atlantis Resources to India’s first commercial tidal farm in on India’s West coast in the Gulf of Kutch. Atlantis Resources is also known for creating the world’s largest tidal turbine in the world in Scotland.

What is the solution to Global Warming?  That is the question that Julie and Scott Brusaw asked themselves.   Their answer was Solar Roadways.  In 2009 they succeeded in making their vision a reality when they received a contract from the United States Federal Highway Administration to build a prototype.