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Lighting the way to the future

The highly inefficient incandescent light bulb is now a thing of the past, banned from European supermarket shelves in favour of more efficient lighting. The ban is part of the EU's strategy to reduce overall ...

Sep 03, 2013 4 / 5 (4) 2

Boosting sustainability policy in Russia

Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. So it is in everyone's interest to see that its lawmakers deliver sound policies when it comes ...

Aug 29, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

Raising the IQ of smart windows

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed a new material to make smart windows even smarter. The material is a thin coating of nanocrystals ...

Aug 14, 2013 4.6 / 5 (9) 3 | with audio podcast