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Day: November 8, 2018

These South African Students Have Made the World’s First Eco-Friendly Brick Using Human Urine

Suzanne Lambert, a civil engineering student at UCT.

 “Urine is liquid gold.” Students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) have created the world’s first bio-brick using human urine.  Announcing the innovation, the university described it as “signaling an innovative paradigm shift in waste recovery.”  It’s the brainchild of Suzanne Lambert, a civil engineering student, and Vutheka Mukhari. Lambert’s supervisor and senior lecturer in water quality at […]

This Electric Airplane Could Revolutionize How We Fly

Electric planes could make the airline industry eco-friendly. Why Global Citizens should care: The airplane industry creates about 11% of all transportation-related carbon emissions in the US. Electric planes could reduce this amount, mitigating climate change in the process. You can help in the fight against global warming here. EasyJet announced on Monday that it is […]