16 Inventions Getting Us Off Fossil Fuels

Much of the world's energy is sourced from fossil fuels. However, there are several individuals and companies who have developed inventions to help get the w...

Technology is not going to save us, ecology will! | Theunis Piersma | TEDxFryslân

Theunis Piersma is a professor of Global Flyway Ecology at the University of Groningen and senior research leader at the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research. He was a winner of the 2014 Spinoza Prize. His life-long study of long-distance migrating shorebirds is driven by love of their habitats and deep curiosity about the scope of individual bird flexibility in the light of their ecology and evolution. Theunis Piersma is a professor of Global Flyway Ecology at the University of Groningen and senior research leader at the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research. He was a winner of the 2014 Spinoza Prize. His life-long study of long-distance migrating shorebirds is driven by love of their habitats and deep curiosity about the scope of individual bird flexibility in the light of their ecology and evolution. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

Alternative And Appropriate Technology

Rocket stoves, draft boxes, bicycles--this class explores a range of eco-friendly technologies for coking, eating, ad transportation.

TEDxPortland 2011 - Mia Birk - Pedaling Towards a Healthier Planet

President - Alta Planning DesignIn her book Joyride: Pedaling Toward a Healthier Planet, Mia Birk tells the dramatic story of how a group of determined vis...

Problem Is The Solution: Keeping It Simple

We’ve now gone so far beyond what is appropriate for our culture, for our health, and for the planet that it is time to bring technology back to scale. The problem is the solution.

Appropriate Technology

People often assume that technology is always about shiny new things, often from Silicon Valley, but all technology exists in a context, and what works in th...

Pedal-powered machines created to help farming families in Guatemala

Imagine a bicycle blender that can not only grind corn but also make shampoo. It's an invention that's helping improve people's lives in Guatemala.For this w...

Why renewables can't save the planet | Michael Shellenberger | TEDxDanubia

Environmentalists have long promoted renewable energy sources like solar panels and wind farms to save the climate. But what about when those technologies de...

Off Grid Window Box Solar Heater Doubles As a Sun Oven! AWESOME!!

Solar heaters are gaining popularity and with good reason- they provide FREE heat. This design uses solar fans to move the heat into the room so its totally ...

Building a Rocket Mass Heater step by step to finish! Watch to the End!!!

Maybe you can afford a small donation to happyheartsanctuary.org if you feel this had value to you!UPDATE on the RMH as of 12-23-18:https://youtu.be/Kos71is1...

Appropriate Technology Module - What is Appropriate Technology?

This is video 1 of the Appropriate Technology Module of the Women's Online PDC. Kareen Erbe of Broken Ground defines what appropriate technology is.

Small-scale Farmers — not Lab-based Foods — can Help Save The Planet

Over the past few decades there has been a consolidating of power and control in the food system into the hands of a small group of agro-chemical corporations, we need more small-scale farmers to produce healthy organic food.

Broken Ground

education, consultation and design services for edible garden spaces

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