Category: Environmental Engagement
What can you do to protect and improve your community’s water? Here are seven examples to introduce you to different types of green infrastructure, and model organizations that are improving water quality in their communities.
What is Green Infrastructure?
The Flint crisis made water quality monitoring a hot-button issue. How can we conduct water quality monitoring accurately, affordably, and democratically?
Water Quality Monitoring: Which Method Should You Choose?
Which city in the US has the best water? Turns out, this simple question has a pretty complicated answer.
Which City Has the Best Water?
Air quality monitoring has long been costly, difficult, and geographically limited. A new generation of IOT enabled sensors are allowing efficient, cost-effective, localized air quality testing—not only by governments, but by NGOs and concerned citizens, too.
Air Quality Testing: A Survey of the Leading Options
Greta Thunberg is a powerful climate change activist, but so are all the other Gretas, including you. Here is how you can make more sustainable decisions in 2020.
Power To All The Gretas
We conducted a crowd science experiment around indoor air quality testing in multiple offices around NYC. The results were surprising to say the least…
Sensors at the Office: An Experiment in Indoor Air Quality Testing
Energy technologies show the furture of power, but technology won’t solve all of our problems—people and policies need to evolve too.
Energy Technologies: People Are Needed Too
In 2015, the United Nations established the 17 Sustainable Development Goals which make up a systematic global framework to end poverty and protect our planet by 2030. Emerging technologies like the Internet of Things will have a big impact on helping to reach these goals, while also providing economic incentives to the private sector. Here’s…
The Path to 2030: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) & IoT
Soil moisture monitoring can improve crop yields, forecast the weather, predict droughts, provide flood warnings, influence policy recommendations, and combat climate change. This tutorial will walk you through building a complete system including how to make a weatherproof enclosure.
How to Build a Soil Moisture Monitoring System (Tutorial)
The combination of population growth, industrial expansion, and increases in pollution has lead to a massive climate crisis. One way to find a solution is through using IoT systems like connected sensors to collect data about the environment.
Why Environmental Monitoring with IoT Could Solve the Climate Crisis