Monthly Archives: January 2012

Green Futures Tuesday: The Next 20 Years: A Time of Nice Surprises? #gfstu

This event in the Green Futures Tuesday series was arranged on January 31st 2012, at 6pm GMT, by the Department of Green Innovations and Solutions. Continue reading

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#STU12 – Melissa Sterry: “Building a Bionic City: Science Fiction or Future Science Fact?”

ThursDAY, 16TH OF February 2012, 8 PM GMT

Abstract: A city able to anticipate and adapt to major meteorological and geological events may sound like the stuff of sci-fi, but could emergent innovations in materials, sensors and signal processing, structural engineering, smart technologies and intelligent systems enable the concept to become science fact? Arthur C. Clarke said “At the present rate of progress, it is almost impossible to imagine any technical feat that cannot be achieved – if it can be achieved at all – within the next few hundred years.” Melissa’s lecture will present current and future technological possibles to assist those participating in the lecture to answer for themselves the question of whether a Bionic City will remain in the domain of science fiction or become future science fact. Continue reading

Green Futures Tuesday: Osorb: the ultimate oil spill solution? #gfstu

This event in the Green Futures Tuesday series was arranged on the 24th of January 2012, at 6pm GMT, by the Department of Green Innovations and Solutions. Continue reading

Green Futures Tuesday: 3D printing: the end of consumerism? #gfstu

This event in the Green Futures Tuesday series was arranged on the 17th of January 2012, at 6pm GMT, by the Department of Green Innovations and Solutions. Continue reading

The Swedish Twitter University opens Department of Green Innovations and Solutions

The Swedish Twitter University is launching a new Department of Green Innovations and Solutions, in collaboration with Green Futures magazine. The department will tweet a story from the frontline of sustainability every Tuesday at 6 PM GMT. Continue reading