Seven audacious ideas to reverse global warming

Reprinted from Science Focus. From artificial leaves to smart highways, here are some of the most ambitious ideas to save our planet. How do we solve a problem like climate change?

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The Solar Highway of the Future

Reprinted from NationSwell. As many of America’s asphalt and concrete roads crumble, solar pavement may offer a brighter future. Off Interstate 85 along the Alabama-Georgia border, an area of asphalt

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Building a Sustainable ‘Highway of the Future’

By Jenni Bergal.  Reprinted from Stateline. Just past the Alabama border, in a bit of rural Georgia filled with manufacturing plants and distribution warehouses, there’s an 18-mile stretch of Interstate

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Roads Learn How to Multi-Task

Infrastructure of the future will generate power, regulate driver safety, reduce emissions and even generate revenue. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), there are currently 4.12 million miles of roads in

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Are Solar Roads Coming to Your Utility Territory?

Reprinted from K.C. Boyce’s article on Market Strategies International website. …I spoke with Allie Kelly, executive director of the nonprofit The Ray, which installed the solar roadway at the Georgia

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Can U.S. Highways Evolve After 60 Years of Stagnation?

Reprinted from Robynne Boyd’s article on the NRDC Website. Cars are getting smarter—can’t the road get smarter, too? That’s the question Harriet Langford is trying to answer along an 18-mile

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Photovoltaic road surface debuts in North America

A new photovoltaic road surface recently debuted in North America. In late December, The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway (The Ray) – an 18-mile section of I-85 in western Georgia,

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Solar Panels? You’re Driving on Them

Reprinted from Jim Motavalli’s article in CarTalk If you’re traveling the 18-mile I-85 stretch between West Point and LaGrange, Georgia, you’re forgiven for not realizing your car is on the The

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