Green tech finds (1/13/11)
From green tech at the auto show in Detroit to a potential standard for eco cell phones… your green tech finds for the week.
- Green tech in Detroit: Lots of green technology at the North American International Auto Show; The Street gives a run-down of seven developments worth watching…
- Crowdsourced environmental video: Dialogue Earth, an organization tied to the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment, has completed a pilot involving “crowdsourcing” environmental science video content (specifically on ocean acidification). See the winner above…
- Solar-powered mini movie theater: The Sol Cinema is mobile, energy-efficient, and solar powered… and has its own usher. (via Springwise)
- Greenhouse gas info on your phone?: Maybe… WeatherBug’s parent company EarthNetworks is exploring ways to commercialize greenhouse gas data… which could include WeatherBug-like charts and maps for consumers. (via NYT Green)
- Tweeting the energy future from Abu Dhabi: Can’t make next week’s World Energy Future Summit? Join Tim Hurst and others at the event for the “Masdar Digital Dialogue” to discuss issues and ideas coming out of the Summit.
- Need solar information? Go to Google Earth. Thanks to folks in the engineering school at the University of California, San Diego, a homeowner thinking about a solar installation can check its viability on Google Earth. (via Cleantechnica)
- A standard for green phones? That’s what Spring and UL Environment are working on, according to GreenTech Pastures.
What didn’t we run across… leave us a comment with your own finds.
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