Disney’s Big Hero 6 tech is not that far away

The technology used to power the city of San Fransokyo in Disney’s most recent animated feature film Big Hero 6, seems far fetched, but

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The world’s first solar flight attempt is in the air!

Today, the first zero-fuel solar airplane departed Abu Dhabi for a world first attempt at circumnavigating the planet – watch the live

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Google’s new space-age city is the coolest office ever

Google is designing new headquarters, and they are going to be amazing. This film (above) talks about the architects’ ongoing design

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Curtin University becomes Australia’s first 5 Green Star University

On Friday last Week, Curtin University in WA became the first and only 5 Green star University in Australia.

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Carnegie Wave Energy Project comes online

2 days ago the world’s first wave energy project was switched on and has successfully begun distributing electricity to the grid.

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What you need to know about Australia’s clean energy

Earlier this week we talked about Australia’s energy mix in the context of the global renewables market, but it’s important in this conversation to understand our own energy market. Currently our renewable electricity generation stands at 14.76% of total output, and the breakdown of that mix is below: Australia’s total electricity consumption stands at 213,500…

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Australian Ethical Investment buys stake in world first tidal stream energy project.

In the last week, Australian Ethical Investment (AEI) announced they have taken a 9% stake in the Atlantis Resources new tidal stream energy project, based out of Scotland. This is a world first ocean power project that will see the construction of our planet’s first multi-megawatt tidal stream project to create a clean energy source for…

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6 green innovations that make the world a better place

Last week, Sustaining People looked at 6 websites to inspire and innovate, so this week we thought we would turn our eye to green technology around the world that does the same thing, but also has the potential to sustain. Some of these inventions are operational, others are dreams that are slowly being realised. Some…

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6 websites to inspire & innovate

It’s hard to stay positive in this day and age. With all the ills of the world slapping us in the face from the comfort of our armchairs we can get disillusioned that we can make a difference, and build a brighter and more sustainable future for our children. Below are six websites/blogs that provide…

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TEDXPerth 2014 in review

Saturday 4th October at the Perth Concert Hall played host to the TEDXPerth 2014 event, which Sustaining People discussed a short while ago. Hamish Jolly (pictured above) was a crowd favourite for the day, with a particularly relevant talk about biomimicry and his shark-repellant wetsuit. The clear stand out for us, however, was Ernesto Sirolli, although Peter…

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