Heat Island effect: a brief insight…

I was recently writing a report on the city of Tokyo which is the capital of Japan. Now, Japan is a series of islands. (Who would have thought the mighty Japan is only a group of islands?)  but I digress. Back to the report, the city identified air pollution and heat island effect as the two major environmental…

The break is over!

Greenweg is back! Oh, I bet you didn’t even notice there was a three-month hiatus of no activity at all. Yea, me too. So are you curious to know why this break happened? Well, it was a simple case of a moral conflict and I went seeking answers. Not that I have the answers now,…

Circular Economy: Getting to the basics.

You are probably reading this on an electronic mobile device. So it has been assessed that the average lifespan of a mobile device is 2.5-4.7 years, which means within that period of time, you are most likely to dispose of your device. It ends up in the bin right? mostly likely, except for the 1-3% of users…

Do you know about the Google ‘project sunroof’?

Since its inception in 1998, Google has created several products to make life easier for its users and humanity at large. Larry Page (Founder of Google) is fond of saying if you choose a more difficult problem to tackle, you will have less competition. With a lot of hardware investment going into alternative energy, Google…

Power basics: breaking it down

The electric power we use every day can seem complicated to understand. Thousands of users get their electricity bill from the utility companies and many just sit back and complain about how the bills are so high and never really understand the basics of the billing or the metering system. It’s okay if you don’t,…