innovation

University of Wiscosnin
The idea of hyperloop technology was first introduced by Elon Musk in 2013. A hyperloop will help to improve both the environment and humans' mobility.
Algae bioreactors

Energaia's bioreactors on the Novotel rooftop. (Photo courtesy Energaia)

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Microalgae could play a critical role in feeding a rapidly expanding global population.
Tilling soil

Tilling loosens soil to enable roots to sprout more easily, however it also exposes pockets of 'uneaten' carbon to hungry microbes. (Allan Murray-Rust/Wikimedia)

Northwestern - Medill
From breaking down escaping methane from melting ice caps to storing carbon in non-tilled soils, microbes are already mitigating climate change. 
Together We Start

Purin Phanichphant uses interactive art to personalize the issue of climate change for viewers and create a lasting impact in their lives. 

UC Berkeley
Interactive artist Purin Phanichphant shows through his work that the way we communicate ideas is critical to creating an impact.
George Washington University
Self-repairing wind turbines could forever alter the economy of energy, but it needs the funding to get there.
solar energy panels

A rooftop of solar panels can create long-term savings for a home or business. (Pixbay)

State University College at Buffalo
The solar industry is making its way into becoming a fierce competitor in the energy sector. As prices for solar continue to decrease, new innovations are incentivizing Americans to invest in solar homes.
walking through the Amazon

Our guide João Batista da Silva navigated the trails around Camp 41 like it was his own backyard. Researchers at the camp dedicate their lives to the forest every day in order to understand its inner workings. (Photos by PlanetForward.org)

Umpqua Community College
Planet Forward led a student storytelling expedition to the Amazon. Learn about the scientists, on the frontlines of ecological research in the heart of the rainforest, who seek to understand how human systems can coexist with natural ecosystems. 
Mobile Agricultural Power Solutions
Where's the PUP now? Here's the story of what's happened with the Practical Utility Platform and the team since we won the Storyfest 2015 prize.
SUNY ESF
By combining green solutions and community engagement with traditional water treatment methods, Save the Rain has put Syracuse on the cutting edge of a growing movement of environmentally conscious water management across the nation.
University of Florida
I was fortunate to be selected to share my idea at One World UF with Challenge 2050 on February 19, 2016. The YouTube video above is my submission video for One World.

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