Asian-Style Green Revolution Unsuitable for Africa

The Asian Green Revolution has been amazing, but Ghana has found that it is not one size fits all. Agricultural intensification and greening requires that the process be adjusted to the local climate and flora. While rice and wheat were easily ramped up in Asia, these crops do not grow as well in most African climates. The lessons for the green revolution in Asia have been well-learned, though, and Ghana is forging its own way ahead.

Peace and Health
Mark Masselli

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Alternative Fuel Projects Given 80 Million Pound Boost

Fuel cell vans and hybrid buses are just the latest projects to receive funding from the UK’s special fund for innovative green technologies. 32.8 Million Pounds have been allocated so far for public transit research and development, and the results so far have not been disappointing. The Advanced Propulsion Center, backed by the UK Government and the country’s automotive industry, is behind the grants.

Peace and Health
Mark Masselli

George Mason University Students Fight Fire With Sound Waves

Students at George Mason University, in Virginia, has found a new way to fight fires. Their innovative fire extinguisher works off of sound waves, extinguishing flames without any chemicals like those used in commercial fire extinguishers. It can even put out grease fires in kitchens, a notoriously common problem. No pollution and safe for all to use, this green technology gets two thumbs up.

Peace and Health
Mark Masselli

Green Technology in the Construction Industry

An upcoming trade show in Bahrain will focus on green technology in the construction industry. There will be seminars, discussions, and even workshops about the new technology on show. Energy efficient products and sustainability are both in high demand in today’s world, and this has sped innovation throughout the industry.

Peace and Health
Mark Masselli