27 Aug '14, 10pm

SunGlacier: A Solar-Powered Leaf That Makes Ice in the Desert

SunGlacier: A Solar-Powered Leaf That Makes Ice in the Desert

I am sorry but I fail to see the benefit of this to humanity as a whole. To me it seems to only encourage the irresponsible expansion of human occupancy on desert land. I have lived in this region for 7 years now and have only found that generally speaking people here have no idea what is really happening in the world environmentally, they are on a roller coaster of consumerism and irresponsible development. The amount of waste and carbon footprints brought on my the rapid development and its subsequent construction of non-environmentally responsible building projects etc.. is unbelievable. Encouraging humans to further expand their habitat into desert environments without preparing a society for the evolutionary awareness of such steps and their impacts and consequences is suicide for our planet. For example just looking at the Dubai skyline and other construction project...

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