The Artifical Leaf

by EcoStreet January 21, 2013 EcoArt

‘The Artificial Leaf’, by Jared P. Scott & Kelly Nyks, is a short film with a big idea… a simple formula to save the planet: sunlight + water = energy for the world. Dan Nocera tells us how. ‘The Artificial Leaf’ is is one of 20 finalists in the Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition who are all vying […]

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Solar Farming in Africa: Green Electricity Powered by the Sun

by EcoStreet April 27, 2012 EcoEnergy

In the fourth installment of iq2 Shorts series, Professor Michael Düren of DESERTEC argues that we can harness the African desert sun to power the world. The animation is adapted from their Switched On evening ‘Energy Game Changers’ from March 2012. Check out the four other carbon cutting energy solutions presented that evening

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Infographic: Grow your own

by EcoStreet April 24, 2012 Sustainable Lifestyle

Growing your own in the UK is trending upwards. There is encouraging evidence that the trend is becoming less of a novelty and is beginning to embed into the household routine. In this infographic, shows us some impressive numbers. Grow your own infographic from

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Join the Treevolution to help plant 5000 trees

by EcoStreet April 23, 2012 Conservation

Did you know that Zambia has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world? Greenpop do, and they’re doing something about it… in July this year they will be hosting a three-week reforestation and eco-education project in Livingstone, Zambia.  The project is called Trees for Zambia and it will see over 5000 trees being […]

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Switch off the lights!

by EcoStreet April 22, 2012 Activism

XY Unlimited were asked by Light Bulb Finder to come up with a tune about choosing efficient bulbs, and this video was born. The award-winning Light Bulb Finder app is available as a free download on iOS and Android. Green guitar – James Adams Shaker and eco facts – Macain “The Professor” Treat Cajón – […]

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Rooftop Films and BBC America Present “Planet Earth”

by EcoStreet April 21, 2012 Climate Change

Come celebrate Earth Day under the stars. Rooftop Films and BBC America present a free screening of the original uncut Sir David Attenborough-narrated version of “Planet Earth,” followed by the World Premiere of “The Making of Planet Earth.” Don’t miss the earth friendly fun and food trucks! This is a free event. The first 250 […]

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Top Eco Tech to Reduce your Company’s Carbon Footprint

by EcoStreet April 21, 2012 EcoTech

Energy efficient computers Computers contain some of the most difficult materials to recycle, toxic chemicals and circuit boards are harmful to the environment when dumped and energy consumption by powerful machines can often be astronomical. Now that performance and design don’t differ massively companies are competing on greener grounds of sustainability. How economical and energy […]

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