Re-inventing Housing & Living

Positive Future #687 (Feature photo – Future of Housing –  Courtesy of Brainport Smart City https://brainportsmartdistrict.nl/en/ ) Inhabitat journalist Luc Wang brings us the story of how the Dutch are investing in re-inventing future housing and living. Not surprisingly, it does not include high-rise buildings in asphalt cities where costs are high. You can read…

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The Ultimate Growing Light for Home

Positive Future #685 (Feature photo – Sherpa Tunable Growing Light – Courtesy of Sherpa Space) Inhabitat journalist Lucy Wang brings us the story of an artificial light source that you can adjust to create the perfect light for your food plants. Developed by Sherpa Space (https://www.sherpaspace.co.kr/), the invention allows you grow whatever you want wherever…

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Volkswagen – Powering Up Electric Cars of the Future

Positive Future #684 (Feature photo – Volkswagen Electric Car – CCA SA 4.0 International, Alexander Migl) Inhabitat journalist Dawn Hammon brings us the story of car-charging robots in parking garages. This solves the problem of finding a charging station that may be miles away from your travel plans. You can read the story here: https://inhabitat.com/volkswagen-reveals-plans-for-mobile-electric-car-charging-robot/

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The Largest Environmental Clean-up in U.S. History

Positive Future #683 (Feature photo – Coal Ash Under A Microscope – By wabeggs – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18082033) EnergyCentral writer Nevelyn Black brings us the story of Duke Energy – a publicly traded company – that dumped 80 million tons of coal ash into unlined basins in North Carolina. The problem is…

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Clean Energy – A New Future for New Businesses

Positive Future #682 (Feature photo – Small African Solar Farm – CCA SA 4.0 International, Hp Baumeler) EnergyCentral contributor UZochukwu Mbamalu brings us insights about how the world of business and energy is evolving in Africa. The world really needs to re-invent itself without the baggage of pre-conceived limitations. You can read the full story…

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A Giant in the Making?

Positive Future #680 (Feature photo – Rivian Truck – By Richard Truesdell – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=74717988) CleanTechnica journalist Steve Hanley brings us stories of the new electric pick-up manufacturer – Rivian – is planning to lower prices when vehicles become available. Employing over 1,000 people, Rivian, like Tesla, is a force of…

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