Business & Economics

Global climate change will have massive economic impact. Learn how changes in the environment will affect the bottom line for businesses and cost - €”or save - you money in your pocketbook.

Planet Forward/GWU
If you've got crops to sell in Africa, the trouble may be getting paid - unless you've got Agrimangr, a phone app that gives you all the info you need to get a fair deal.
As a power agnostic hybrid electric vehicle. Street legal as a NEV globally, part mobile power station part human-electric generator. Also the highest output human electric generator in the world currently. Currently a global phenomenon with... Read More
Profiling Women Entrepreneurs in Africa
Profiling Women Entrepreneurs in Africa
Director of Academic Adventures, Planet Forward
Check out a quick video diary from an exciting day interviewing agricultural entrepreneurs in Dar es Salaam.  
Minnesota 2020
The City of Minneapolis is embarking on a once-in-a-generation plan to cut carbon emissions and propel the city as the most energy efficient in the nation. Initiatives include single-sort recycling, boosting city renewable energy, expanding bicycle... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Leaky faucets and toilets in homes add up to escalating water bills and are a nuisance for water conservation. It's known that slight problems with basic plumbing can often go unfixed by the elderly, low-income folks, and people with disabilities.... 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
What role does DC (direct current) power played in our society today compared to the initial years of electricity distribution? Energy Technology & Policy Spring 2013, Dr. Michael Webber, UT Austin.
American Public University System uses innovative building practices to combine adaptive reuse of historic buildings and new construction built to LEED Gold standards.
Public health is inextricably linked to the health of the planet. The University of Massachusetts Medical School is committed bettering human health through education and research into the causes and potential cures of diseases afflicting the globe...

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