Adaptation

The planet is changing. The cockroaches will be fine, but what about us? See what these PF Members are doing to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

This week on Bloomberg West, we feature AquaMost, a chemical-free wastewater treatment system that is used in natural gas fracking.
AquaMost is focused on providing bacterial and polymer remediation for the oil and gas industry. Its advanced technology delivers these benefits without the use of chemical feedstocks at competitive prices. The company’s systems use patented... Read More
Environmental and Energy Study Institute
On October 2, 2012, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the growth of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in the United States and on efforts to spur greater transport electrification. The briefing discussed how... Read More
New & Innovative Way to Clean Up Oil Spills
New & Innovative Way to Clean Up Oil Spills
This week we feature a new water-separation technology created at the University of Michigan. They say they've developed an energy-efficient way to clean up after oil spills.
TradeSystemGuru.com
Challenges we face in the 21st century: - According to Professor Albert Barlett of the University of Colorado, "Modern agriculture is the use of land to convert petroleum into food." - Around the globe, the amount of arable farm land has been... Read More
When most people think of wastewater treatment, they probably don’t think of rocket science. Well, at Stanford we are bringing rocket technology to wastewater treatment. Sounds crazy, right? It turns out the two fields have a lot in common. In the... Read More
There is a critical need for new energy-efficient solutions to separate oil-water mixtures, especially those stabilized by surfactants as both the production of oil and oil-transport engender a severe environmental risk in sensitive ecosystems. In... Read More
The National Water System would produce infrastructure and operate services to enable universal irrigation. This would enable conversion of vast underused land area into productive farms. It would also end the effects of drought and flood. The... Read More
Minnesota 2020
As new technology emerges for more efficient transportation, it's a bit of a chicken and egg story. Will consumers embrace new fuel efficiency upgrades in electric vehicles? Will the public sector invest in new infrastructure? What role should... Read More

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