(Plasma Waste Converter + Water Powered Cars) × solutions to the world’s "greatest environmental problems" = The Earthshot Prize?

in #earthshot2 months ago

“We need some of the world’s greatest minds and spirits to stick to trying to repair this planet and not finding a place to live next.”
https://www.cleanbowled.in/entertainment/prince-william-blows-up-space-travel-prior-to-the-earthshot-award/

"Duke of Cambridge Prince Williams on October 8 launched The Earthshot Prize, a global environment prize meant to incentivise change and help to repair planet Earth over the next ten years. The award will see five, one million-pound prize being awarded each year for the next ten years, providing at least 50 solutions to the world’s "greatest environmental problems" by 2030."
https://m.republicworld.com/world-news/uk-news/prince-william-launches-first-environment-prize-to-repair-planet-earth.html

"Earthshot, William's brainchild, is all about finding solutions to existential environmental challenges that fall under five categories: Protect and Restore Nature, Clean Our Air, Build a Waste-Free World, Fix Our Climate and Revive Our Oceans (Sala's category)."
https://people.com/royals/prince-william-praised-by-american-earthshot-prize-finalist-enric-sala-pristine-seas/

"Water Powered Cars or Hydrogen/Oxygen Powered Cars, using 100% water as fuel is real. By splitting water by electrolysis and creating hydrogen/oxygen gas, you can replace gasoline."
https://waterpoweredcar.com/

"Longo’s ‘plasma converter’ turns rubbish into clean energy, consuming anything thrown into its jaws and capable of rendering almost any toxic material, besides nuclear waste, harmless"
https://www.pollutionsolutions-online.com/news/green-energy/42/breaking_news/meet_joseph_longos_revolutionary_plasma_converter/34134

"There is a giant garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean and it's over twice the size of Texas"
https://www.familyhandyman.com/list/what-is-the-great-pacific-garbage-island/

"There are several garbage islands in the ocean"
https://www.theworldcounts.com/stories/garbage_islands_in_the_ocean

"six cities that 2 6 trillion pounds of garbage where the world s trash crisis"
https://www.revimage.org/how-much-of-the-earth-is-landfills/

"The vast majority—79 percent—is accumulating in landfills or sloughing off in the natural environment as litter."
https://www.restaurantnorman.com/how-much-of-earth-is-landfill/

"Americans generate more trash than anyone else on the planet: more than 7 pounds per person each day.

About 69 percent of that trash goes immediately into landfills. And most landfill trash is made up of containers and packaging"
https://www.npr.org/2012/04/26/150735732/following-garbages-long-journey-around-the-earth

"The waste humans generate waste has been detrimental to our environment for quite some time now. Humans are generating too much trash and cannot deal with it in a sustainable way."
https://www.earthday.org/how-our-trash-impacts-the-environment/

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