📑 Pollution

This innovative trash-eating robot keeps marines clean

The remote-controlled, electric-powered boat is capable of collecting floating waste and oil from the surface of the water.

Algae bioreactors used to purify polluted air on a playground

The energy needed is provided from solar power and kinetic energy emitted from children's play.

Airpal

This modular smog tower filters air without any outsourced power

The sustainable design filters air through the vortex effect created in the chimneys...

GoRolloe

A bicycle wheel that can filter outdoor air pollution

The solution does not require additional energy to operate as it uses the kinetic energy of moving vehicles.

GoBe Robots

This telepresence robot aims to reduce CO2 emissions, support work from home

The remote-controlled, climate-friendly telepresence robot enables communication through a 21.5-inch screen that reproduces the user's face in natural size.

A curved roadside barrier that can mitigate air pollution

Researchers are using airflow modeling techniques to study the effects of unique roadside structures to deflect particulates away from pedestrians.

Urban Forest

These tiny urban forests could boost cities’ biodiversity, help fight climate change

Urban forests, as small as tennis courts, are planted using a method invented by a Japanese botanist in the 1970s.

CarbonCure

Using waste carbon dioxide for more sustainable concrete

The company behind this hot-new technology attracted investments from Amazon and Microsoft.

A pavement paint that reduces the urban heat island effect

A pavement paint that reduces the urban heat island effect

Heat islands can affect communities by increasing summertime peak energy demand, air conditioning costs, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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