Category: Environment/Energy

Water World

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 3, 2017

24/4/2017 / David E. Kaplan South African in Israel explores the complex interactions between man and water. With many regions in South Africa experiencing severe drought, it is intellectually ‘quenching’ to come across such an…

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No entry to viruses, thanks to Israeli-US team’s wastewater filter

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 3, 2017

Colds, diarrhea and worse can be prevented by hydrogel coating that bars contaminants from municipal water supplies By Shoshanna Solomon April 20, 2017 Illustrative glass of water (Pixaby free images) Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of…

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Tesla shows off new solar panels that won’t uglify your roof

admin | Environment/Energy, | April 20, 2017

Source: Mashable, Written by: Stan Schroeder Ideally, Tesla would like you to have a completely new roof that doubles as one big solar panel. But if for some reason you can’t or won’t go that…

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This device can literally pull clean drinking water out of thin air

admin | Environment/Energy, Uncategorized, | April 3, 2017

Dana Varinsky, Sep. 21, 2016, The Business Insider When kids learn about the planet’s water cycle, they’re taught a simple concept: our atmosphere is filled with water vapor that has evaporated from the bodies of…

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Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource

admin | Environment/Energy, | April 3, 2017

BySharon Udasin March 27, 2017 Officials launched a refuse derived fuel (RDF) plant at the Hiriya Recycling Park – a waste sorting and recycling plant that sits at the foot of the region’s towering former…

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Sun Power: Israeli Tech Makes Solar Cells 70% More Effective

admin | Environment/Energy, | April 3, 2017

By Yonatan Sredni, NoCamels March 27, 2017 The sun is a powerful source of renewable energy. In fact, it is currently the only energy source capable of supplying the energy needs of the human race,…

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Your new chair or toolbox could be made from domestic waste

admin | Environment/Energy, | April 3, 2017

Israeli company’s patented process removes minerals from household waste and turns remaining polymers and cellulose into new thermoplastic material. By Abigail Klein Leichman March 26, 2017 Image by Sanit Fuangnakhon/Shutterstock.com Back in 1999, Yuval Tamir…

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4 Israeli companies named in 2017 Global Cleantech 100

admin | Environment/Energy, | March 27, 2017

BreezoMeter, Kaiima, TaKaDu, and Netafim among world’s top private innovation companies poised to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges. By Viva Sarah Press January 25, 2017 Clean technologies illustration by Shutterstock.com The latest edition of the…

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The Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel Geotectura + Axelrod-Grobman Architects + NCA

admin | Environment/Energy, | March 27, 2017

The Porter School of Environmental Studies is the first LEED Platinum certified project in Israel and amongst the 17 greenest projects in the world that gained 92 points and above in the LEED certification. The…

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10 ways Israel’s water expertise is helping the world

admin | Environment/Energy, | March 27, 2017

To celebrate World Water Day on March 22, ISRAEL21c takes a look at 10 water innovation projects bringing clean water to communities across the world. By Abigail Klein Leichman March 20, 2017, Sivan Yaari of…

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