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Classic WHO—Seaweed as Fuel

‘Ground-breaking’ scientific research could unleash the huge potential of aquatic biomass in creating a sustainable energy supply. (This first appeared on our site in February, 2012.)

Under Obama II, Five More Years…of Widespread Government Surveillance

Sorry to spoil the inaugural festivities, but there’s this small matter of ongoing and rather alarming civil liberties threats….

Classics: The Moral City

A WhoWhatWhy Classic: Some “nutty” ideas tried years ago by “wild and crazy” Latin American mayors might offer inspiration for a world seeking urban reinvention. Watch this documentary.

WHO Favorites: Creative Environmental Ideas

From living bridges, to the world’s cheapest light bulb – bright ideas to rethink our environment.

Words the Government Uses to Spy on You

Perhaps you’ve seen the list of words that trigger government electronic snooping. But have you ever seen what happens when you use them all?

Energy Solution Leaves Us Glowing

How we can learn from leaves: Artificial photosynthesis could be the key to unlocking the sun’s full energy potential.

WhoWhatWhy Ideas Dept: Flying Windmills

Holy flying windmills, Batman! Can airborne wind generators, flying over rural areas, be a major source of clean energy?

Burn This: Biofuel Farmed From Seaweed

‘Ground-breaking’ scientific research could unleash the huge potential of aquatic biomass in creating a sustainable energy supply.

Capturing Carbon Dioxide to Create a Cleaner Environment

Scientists reveal new method of dealing with ‘one of the most challenging issues of our century’

‘Syria’s Torture Machine’: British Documentary Offers Cause For Concern In More Ways Than One

British documentary offers cause for concern in more ways than one.

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