TV Segments

Planet Forward produces segments for Bloomberg TV’s “Bloomberg West” TV show. Our pieces focus on energy, food and climate-related innovations and inventions from the Planet Forward community.

Catch the segments live, Mondays at 6:30 EST

Filtering Dirty Water, By Losing the Filter
Filtering Dirty Water, By Losing the Filter
Planet Forward
This week, tackling one of the great challenges of our time – water. The engineers at Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) say they have the answer that could make it cheaper and less energy-intensive to clean water. It has no moving parts and no filter... Read More
Turning Methane Into Energy
Turning Methane Into Energy
Planet Forward
FlexEnergy has developed a technology that takes low-quality methane and turns it into energy. By using a machine with a small footprint, this company hopes to capture some of the wasted energy that's currently just flared into the atmosphere.
Pursuing a Better, Lighter Battery
Pursuing a Better, Lighter Battery
Planet Forward/The George Washington University
The Army Research Lab in Maryland is looking for new ways to make lithium iron batteries that weigh less, but last for long periods of time without recharging.
Cleaning Up the World's Dirty Water
Cleaning Up the World's Dirty Water
Planet Forward
Researchers at Drexel University are trying to lower cement’s carbon footprint by using technology of the past to build sidewalks the future.
Cleaning Up the World's Dirty Water
Cleaning Up the World's Dirty Water
Planet Forward
Our latest segment from Bloomberg West features a company that can clean up our water. Think you have a better idea to save the world's most precious resource? Tell us!
Verdant Power: Harvesting Power From the Sea
Verdant Power: Harvesting Power From the Sea
Planet Forward
Planet Forward's Bloomberg West debut featured Verdant Power, an innovative company that is building underwater turbines to harness the power of the tides. See what challenges they face and tell us what you think!
Planet Forward
If cars are polluters, than car plants are even worse, right? But some car makers are going green. Planet Forward GW students Sara Snyder and Bridget Lynn got a close-up view of the new VW plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Watch Our Latest NBR
Planet Forward
Lean green design teams from around the world produced some winning ideas at this year's Solar Decathlon. Maryland won DOE's top prize, but we staged our own vote. From Vermont, Middlebury College got the nod. Watch
Planet Forward
Planet Forward host Frank Sesno tours the Solar Decathlon with Don Ferrier, home builder and President of Ferrier Custom Homes. Take a look at some of the top innovations at the SD2011! WATCH!
Planet Forward
Update (11/1/2012): In response to questions surrounding Hurricane Sandy, we are featuring "Amphibious House (Your Loss, Hurricane Irene)." We hope this idea will provide insight into dramatic weather events and the measures that communities must... Read More

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