A partial analysis of Antwerp international airport We all know air travel has negative effects on the environment but just how bad is it? [Zurich’s partner team contribution “What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?“] Negative effects of … Continue reading Sustainable flights
It is a common fact, that the future of individual mobility will tend away from fossil fuels to more sustainable technologies. But which one can replace the existing technology while being used in the same widespread scale? Purely electric cars … Continue reading Future Mobility
Hello everyone, We would like to introduce you to our project about doing sports and saving energy at the same time. In this decade it has become a huge trend for people all over the world to visit a fitness-center … Continue reading Doing sports in an energy-efficient way
That we are in the middle of the climate change is no secret. The news all over the world are filled with headlines which tell us that we are not looking into a bright future but what does this mean … Continue reading How can plants survive in the climate change?
Consumption of cars It is known that cars consume more than the manufacturers state. But how much more new cars consume is almost frightening. New cars consume on average about 40% more fuel than indicated. And since 2001 it’s getting … Continue reading Car Industry – Lies and Problems
In the name of our Technology and Environment classes we had to think about an issue which troubles the environment and how we could solve or improve it. We are Jeffrey Medina and Mark Mocan and our goal is to … Continue reading What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?
Introduction The NEST (Next Evolution in Sustainable Building Technologies) is a research and innovation of the Empa (Swiss interdisciplinary research institute for materials science and technology development). We want to obtain closer information about the Nest, which is placed in … Continue reading The Nest – exploring the future of buildings
Hi there, We, Jessica Züger and Dominique Baumann, present you our findings about the theme long bright and short dark days. The idea came us during our summer holidays. We spent our summer holidays in Scandinavia. Introduction When we were … Continue reading The lighting conditions in the North
Our thoughts before the project Two of our group members didn’t know much about cables. We had no idea how important cables are for our lives and where they are used. We decided that we make our project about the … Continue reading The lifecycle of a railway cable
Hi there, Here is our Befter project. Our project begins with two steps. The first step is what we would like to know about it and … Continue reading What are the standards for Swiss organic meat? Are those better than in the EU?
Our vision of this project Our idea was to interview a person who works at “Julius und Bär” (main sponsor of the Formula E car race … Continue reading Formula E Car: How fast can you go?
Which countries or areas in the world are the best in saving energy? Which countries are wasting the most energy and why? Introduction Our target is to compare countries which are consuming the most energy and which are efficient in … Continue reading Q23 – Top 5 Countries in saving Energy
Question 63 Why is the sun bright and where does it take its energy from? Introduction: Have you ever wondered why and how the sun shines? We asked this to ourselves and created a short video in which we explain … Continue reading Q63 – Why is the sun bright and where does it take its energy from?
Unsere Leitfragen: 1. Was heisst für Sie “Energie” und wie definieren Sie es? 2. Wo sehen Sie den Ursprung der “Energie”? Mit unserem Projekt über die Energie haben wir zwei zentrale Fragen verfolgt. Energie ist ein sehr aktuelles Thema, welches … Continue reading Q28 – Energy Concepts
What are the future plans of the Swiss government for wind energy? Video made by the Q40 team: Wind turbine facility in Brütten, Kanton Zurich 1. How much wind energy is used in Switzerland? Wind turbines / wind parks aren’t … Continue reading Q40 – Swiss Wind Energy
Topic: Photovoltaic cells (Solar energy) Team Q61: Loris & Ronny INTRODUCTION In unserem Projekt befassen wir uns mit der Solarenergie, Schwerpunkt Photovoltaikanlagen. Unser Ziel ist es, … Continue reading Q61 – Photovoltaic Cells
Introduction We want to show our population that solar energy is our future. Where are the advantages or disadvantages? What do you need for building a solar construction? Will the usage of solar energy increase in the future? Solar energy … Continue reading Q51 – Why don’t we all use Solar Energy?
Is it possible to avoid using non-renewable Energy in the future? Ist es möglich, in Zukunft die Verwendung von nicht erneuerbaren Energien zu vermeiden? Refined Questions, Q11 1) How much energy do we have to replace when we reduce using … Continue reading Q11 – Substitution of Nuclear Energy
Geothermal Energy – Heat of the Earth During the construction of a geothermal heating, you drill a 50 to 400 m deep hole. You have to go that deep because down there there are no seasonal weather and temperature changes. … Continue reading Q71 – How can we use the Earth’s heat?