Inspiration for a Brighter Future

Turning Sunlight and Air into Drinking Water Is Now a Reality

Zero Mass Water Source

As the ongoing water shortage in Cape Town shows, we should never take our water supply for granted.

Droughts, earthquakes and pollution are just some of the things that can lead to clean water becoming scarce. And without access to clean water, people can rapidly lose their hydration, hygiene – and ultimately their health.

To give you just one example, it’s estimated that 842,000 people a year lose their lives to diarrhoea as a result of unsafe drinking-water, hand hygiene and sanitation. I’m sure you’ll agree, these are shocking numbers.

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7 Green Tech Trends to Watch for in 2018

Green Tech Trends for 2018

I thought it would be good to end the year by putting together a brief article showing the seven green technology trends that I expect to dominate in 2018.

For each section, I’ve included a snippet of a relevant article that will give you more information if you’re interested in that particular topic.

Let’s get started with the big one…

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Eco Tech Daily: The Story so Far

Eco Tech Daily montage

I’ve been writing and publishing content for Eco Tech Daily for more than three years. And it recently occurred to me that I’ve never taken a look back at what the site has achieved over that period.

So, read on to discover a brief history of Eco Tech Daily, and some of the highlights of the last three years…

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Tony Seba’s Presentation on the Future of Energy and Transportation Will Blow You Away

Tony Seba

A few days ago, my brother sent me a link to a YouTube video that he described as “compelling and thought provoking”. Now, my brother is certainly not the type of person who’s prone to exaggeration or overstatement. So, naturally, his comments piqued my interest, and I quickly found the time to watch the one-hour video.

What did I think?

I was mesmerised. And I think you will be too.

I’ve embedded the video into this post, but let me give you some brief details before you click play…

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Solar Secrets of South-Facing Houses

Solar House

To gain the maximum energy benefits from the sun, you need to live in a South-facing house.

While it is well known that the sun reaches its midday peak high in the Southern sky, you may not realise the significant renewable-energy differences that can be gained from having a South-facing house or roof.

Let’s take a look now at familiar domestic solar-energy technologies and designs, but with special emphasis on seeing how a South-facing house optimises their benefits.

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