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Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Ethiopia is the fastest growing non-oil based economy in the world, and people like Helawi Sewnet are part of the reason why.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
What an incredibly strong and flexible material, a fraction of the weight of steel, and can be created by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?
Researchers in Australia have created a way to turn old plastic bags and rubber tires into steel! The process not only reduces the amount of waste thrown into landfils, but makes steel production less expensive and more energy-efficient.
The George Washington University
Team New Jersey, a collaboration of Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, built the ENJOY house. This house is the first entry to the competition built from concrete. Want to keep track of Team ThinkFWD? Team ThinkFWD is a... Read More
Who ever thought that hemp, of all things, could be used to build a house? These builders in North Carolina say that hemp can be used to build strong and well-insulated structures that use very little energy!