The software will be based on a new universal sustainability rating (“exergy”) methodology that was developed to correct inherent flaws of past piecemeal, fragmented sustainable ratings that only measure a small isolated segment of overall sustainability.

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The project aims to develop a piece of software and a corresponding app which will be based on a new universal sustainability measuring (“exergy”) methodology that was developed to correct inherent flaws of past piecemeal, fragmented sustainable measurements that only measure a small isolated segment of overall sustainability..   

The software will be based on a new universal sustainability measuring (“exergy”) methodology that was developed to correct inherent flaws of past piecemeal, fragmented sustainable measurements that only measure a small isolated segment of overall sustainability.   The fundamental flaw of piecemeal sustainable measurements is that they focus on reducing consumption of energy, water or other small group of scarce resources or focus on reducing carbon, mercury, or other small group of harmful emissions without addressing how all other resources and emissions are affected. 

The primary function of the exergy based sustainability software is to provide citizens with a unbiased accurate scientific basis to overcome any misrepresentations by governments and businesses as they seek to serve only their own interests. 

The universal sustainability evaluation methodology (“Galileo’s Eye”) was developed in 2010 as part of an extensive research effort of the 28 nation International Energy Agency, which has been the mainstay of international energy and environmental research since it was formed in 1974. 

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Global Exergy Panel

Science Europe, shaping the future of research
A Global Exergy Panel of leading sustainability scientists will be overseeing the Galileo’s Eye Project as part of a global initiative to employ the correct science (exergy) to assess energy and environmental performance. The creation of an International Exergy Panel was proposed to the European Union by Science Europe in September 2015.

Science Europe is a collaboration of 47 science research organizations in 27 European countries.

The Global Exergy Panel extends Science Europe’s International Exergy Panel to include all continents for the purposes of applying unbiased science to sustainability practices of government, business and individuals.