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    Growing Trends interviews Bill Sosinsky on his recent trip to China

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    Hello everyone, we hope you like our new logo ?

    We have some great interviews planned for the next few months.

    Our first is with Bill Sosinsky , CEO of Energime University. Bill has recently returned from a trip to China. He talks to us about how the Chinese are adapting, planning and coping with the enormous growth the country has seen over the past few years.

    Cities of 5 – 10 million people built in under 10 years !

    This type of growth brings staggering infrastructure issues or as Bill says ” This is a big deal !”

    The interview is one of those must listen to events…  we all have seen or heard of the Great Wall of China, a quite amazing feat of building, as seen here.


    I wonder how many of us can comprehend the current building program?

    100 million homes in the next 5- 10 years…!

    That’s almost one third of the total housing in the USA


    Truly a monumental task of ingenuity, engineering and collaboration, Ann and I were just amazed  talking to Bill about the growing issues they are trying to solve.

    We will have two parts to this fascinating interview you can listen to the first part here….

    We would love to hear from you with ideas or suggestions on programs, either fill in the form below or just send us an email to info@grotrends.com

    Ann & Chris


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    Growing Potential for Algae – Part one

    Our interview this week is with Bill Sosinsky and Joe Ravet, it’s all about the amazing properties of algae and  the work being done today that could transform many areas of our lives. This fascinating interview is in two parts, with the second part coming next week.



    Algae has some fascinating uses :-

    As an Energy Source –  a 737 plane flew from Houston to Chicago on fuel derived from algae, way back in 2011

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    As a Fertilizer – from as long ago as the 16th century, seaweed has been used a fertilizer.

    As a source of Nutrition – China has been consuming Algae for over 2000 years, they harvest over 70 species as does Japan, Ireland, Chile, Wales,Korea, California, New Zealand, Hawaii, Scotland, Greenland and Iceland to name a few. It was an ingredient in Aztec foods.

    Oils obtained from some algae  have high levels of unsaturated fatty acids,others essential omega 3 fatty acids.

    As a Pollution control –  treating sewage with algae, reducing the use of toxic chemicals that would be used. They can absorb fertilizer run off from fields. Aquariums can be filtered by algae

    As a Pigment  – alternative to chemical dyes

    As a Medicine – helping fight malnutrition, immune health, reducing cholesterol

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    Amazingly  there could be more than 72000 algae species worldwide.

    You can hear our interview with Bill Sosinsky and Joe Ravet on iTunes at Growing Trends or here on our podcast just click below to hear 

    We would love to hear from you,

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      Country: Growing Trends -Small is beautiful in modern energy production


      Ann & Chris continue their talk with Rich Sapienza and Bill Sosinsky, starting with windmills and wind turbines.

      Rich is a believer in ‘Small is beautiful’ – the idea of making incremental savings of say 25% with smaller units being preferable to building huge systems that may or may not work.

      Most of the savings will come as we discover more efficient energy storage and they have been exploring some interesting options.

      We then move on to hydrogen power, thorium, Tesla and so much more. It’s fascinating to listen to the bright picture they paint for future generations..

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