Fusion Energy Could Soon Be Commercially Available Thanks to MIT Scientists

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The MIT innovation solves that problem by using magnetic fields to create an “invisible bottle” that contains “the hot swirling soup of protons and electrons.” By Vlad Harabara for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Fusion Energy Could Soon Be Commercially Available Thanks to MIT Scientists As shown by the most recent IPCC report, moving away from fossil fuels as fast as possible is key to preventing catastrophic consequences from climate change. According to scientists, fusion power has a huge…

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In a World-First, England Will Require All New Homes to Have EV Chargers

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“Flexible charging at home and at workplace during the day is going to be crucial to decarbonizing not just transport but the UK’s entire energy system.” By Vlad Harabara for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved In a World-First, England Will Require All New Homes to Have EV Chargers With people’s garages increasingly housing electric cars rather than gas-powered ones, there is also a growing need for adequate charging infrastructure for these vehicles. Well aware of that, the British government…

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India Adopts New Holistic Approach to Address Homelessness

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Of the first 100 men in the program, 40 are still in training while the remaining 60 now hold steady employment in various places including cafes & bakeries. By Arielle Tiangco for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved India Adopts New Holistic Approach to Address Homelessness Governments often address the problem of homelessness with band-aid solutions like placing the unsheltered in shelters, only to have them back on the streets after a short while. However, a newly developed project in…

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Filterless Air Purification System Turns Captured Pollution into Building Tiles

“Poor people work in factories, build the streets & infrastructure, & take public transport to get to work. They live & work in the most polluted environments.” By Amelia Buckley for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Filterless Air Purification System Turns Captured Pollution into Building Tiles India is home to 22 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities, contributing to high levels of lung and heart disease. Growing up in Mumbai, Angad Daryani experienced the negative health consequences of…

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Rotterdam Becomes Home to the World’s Largest Floating Office

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{authorlink} | https://www.optimistdaily.com/2021/09/rotterdam-becomes-home-to-the-worlds-largest-floating-office/ By Vlad Harabara for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Rotterdam Becomes Home to the World’s Largest Floating Office While Rotterdam is typically known for hosting Europe’s biggest port, the second largest Dutch city is also famous as a forerunning innovator in climate adaptability. This reputation is reflected by (among other things) a floating dairy farm located near the port, as well as by the more recently completed Floating Office Rotterdam (FOR) — the world’s largest floating…

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