Resources
A resource is a source or supply from which benefit is produced. Typically resources are materials, energy, services, staff, knowledge, or other assets that are transformed to produce benefit and in t...
Geothermal Basics
An article with information to help familiarize homeowners with residential geothermal HVAC systems.
Residential Geothermal
An article with some ideas about how to make it easier for homeowners to have a renewable energy source for their home.
Underwater Balloons Could Give Us A New Way Of Storing Renewable Energy
While solar or wind farms are now contributing more energy than ever to the world's power supply, traditional energy sources are often required at peak times or to supplement renewable sources during ...
We’ve Consumed More Than the Earth Can Regenerate This Year
Thursday, August 13, is Earth Overshoot Day in 2015, when resource use is expected to outstrip the capacity for regeneration—and it’s getting earlier every year.
Pangea Delivers Data-Over-Voice Infrastructure In Emerging Markets
One of the most interesting problems facing the technology industry is getting the billions of unconnected people around the world online. Pangea, which presented onstage at Disrupt NY by three romani...
A New Kind Of Wood Chip: Collaboration Could Lead To Biodegradable Computer Chips
In an effort to alleviate the environmental burden of electronic devices, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has collaborated with researchers in the Madison-based U.S. Department o...
Factors of production
In economics, factors of production, resources, or inputs are what is used in the production process in order to produce output—that is, finished goods. The amounts of the various inputs used d...
Capital (economics)
Capital is a type of good that can be consumed now, but if consumption is deferred an increased supply of consumable goods will be available later. Adam Smith defines capital as "That part of a man's...
Infrastructure
Infrastructure refers to the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function. It typically characterise...
Infrastructure - Wikipedia
Natural resource
Natural resources occur naturally within environments that exist relatively undisturbed by humanity, in a natural form. A natural resource is often characterized by amounts of biodiversity and ge...
Natural resource - Wikipedia
Resource economics
Natural resource economics deals with the supply, demand, and allocation of the Earth's natural resources. One main objective of natural resource economics is to better understand the role of natural ...
Resource economics - Wikipedia
Geothermal Basics
An article with information to help familiarize homeowners with residential geothermal HVAC systems.
We’ve Consumed More Than the Earth Can Regenerate This Year
Thursday, August 13, is Earth Overshoot Day in 2015, when resource use is expected to outstrip the capacity for regeneration—and it’s getting earlier every year.
Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials
The Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing life-cycle assessment (LCA) data related to wood-based materials and energy,...
Public capital
Public capital is the aggregate body of government-owned assets that are used as the means for private productivity. Such assets span a wide range including: large components such as highways, airport...
Energetics
Energetics (also called energy economics) is the study of energy under transformation. Because energy flows at all scales, from the quantum level to the biosphere and cosmos, energetics is a very broa...
Energetics - Wikipedia
Inland Waterways Commission
The Inland Waterways Commission was created by Congress in March 1907, at the request of President Theodore Roosevelt, to investigate the transportation crisis that recently had affected nation's abil...
Inland Waterways Commission - Wikipedia
Renewable resource
A renewable resource is an organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally recurring processes. Renewable reso...
Renewable resource - Wikipedia
Sustainable yield
The sustainable yield of natural capital is the ecological yield that can be extracted without reducing the base of capital itself, i.e. the surplus required to maintain ecosystem services at the same...