Here are their stories.
1. Collecting solar energy like a tree
13-year old Aidan realized that trees use a fibonacci sequence to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don’t collect solar energy in the same way.
2. Plastic “Tree” to convert CO2 to greener fuel
This technology could potentially pull a thousand times more carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere than trees and could one day power our cars with a greener fuel.
3. Tree-shaped wind turbines
A French company has been developing aesthetically pleasing, tree-shaped turbines meant to run silently within cities, at ground level.