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.

Creative Fish Tank
The team at Koobi Fora looks at how dramatic changes in the environment radically altered how ancient humans lived, how they handled changing resources, and how climate change directed human evolution through toolmaking.
The Farmery is an urban market and farm designed to produce and sell locally made food. The Farmery combines a retail grocery and indoor agricultural systems that raise the value of food by offering the customer an educational and stimulating food... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Faced with the specter of declining bee populations, scientists at Harvard are working on a mechanical replacement - and they may just revolutionize robotics along the way.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We've got the stories, ideas and facts behind President Obama's big speech on climate change.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
In 2050, the world will have 9 billion people - we're failing to feed just 7 billion now. How do we find the way forward to 2050 and beyond?
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We've asked top experts in the food and agriculture space to speak on the most important issues as part of our Feeding the Planet initiative.
Minnesota 2020
Minnesota has emerged as a leader in green chemistry and manufacturing, with the University of Minnesota's curriculum training future chemists in environmentally sustainable practices and the state's leading chemical companies making non-toxic... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Clearing streets of snow and ice in Minnesota, is about a lot more than just a plow truck. St. Paul public works is implementing new technology to make streets safe: pre-treat roads before snow arrives, using GPS tracking to make the trucks... Read More
Brief history and possible application of graphene as an energy storage material. Energy Technology & Policy Spring 2013, Dr. Michael Webber, UT Austin.
Hydropower turbines have become increasingly more fish-friendly as wildlife impacts have grown. This brief history highlights some fish preservation strategies and concludes with a promising fish-friendly turbine model by the Alden laboratories.... Read More

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