Innovative approaches to improve sustainability
Airplane flies around the world on just solar-power
After becoming the first solar powered airplane to complete an intercontinental flight in 2012 and then traveling across the USA in 2013, the solar impulse ‘ 2′ has embarked on its most recent world record-breaking attempt, the 2015 round-the-world trip.
Inside AMEE: The Importance of Being Accessible
So you know all the information and facts are out there, but you still make poor decisions… why ? With the use of some brilliant design methods, we at AMEE are figuring out how to simplify the way people get, use and interact with important but complex information.
Climate change documentary taking China by storm
Only in China would a documentary on air pollution garner more than 100 million views in less than 48 hours.
Renowned investigative journalist Chai Jing has been widely praised for using her own money – more than 1 million RMB ($159,000: £103,422) – to fund the film, called Under the Dome.
Flood risk impact to triple by 2030
The number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years, analysis shows. Climate change and population growth are driving the increase, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI). In the UK, about 76,000 people a year could be at risk of being affected by flooding if defences aren’t improved, it says.