The 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the electric version of a micro car. Electric cars have become a topic of discussion with a long list of pros and cons for and against. Without a doubt, an electric car can be cheaper to operate, cleaner to run with little to no emissions, and overall much quieter to… Continue reading Is the 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV leading the electric car evolution?
In light of concerns about the increasing demands on scarce resources, many people are looking for ways to reduce their impact on the Earth. From giving up certain products and habits to recycling more, there are a number of ways you can lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Here are five practical tips for making your… Continue reading 5 easy ways to live a sustainable lifestyle
Energy is all around us. Even the smallest particles that we cannot see without a microscope have the potential to unleash enough energy to destroy large portions of the world. There’s a huge gas ball that rises over our east horizon every morning, unseen wind currents that can turn power-capturing turbines, and good ol’ fossil… Continue reading Getting creative with energy production
If you want to start an argument at a cocktail party, bring up religion, politics, or global warming. The opinions on both sides are strong, though recent trends are leaning towards believing that climate change is real. Those who deny it, though, are adamant about their beliefs. Even if you believe in global warming, it’s… Continue reading Do you believe in global warming?
Tell your boss that you’re not trying to be lazy. You’re helping the environment. That’s the report from the Center of Economic Policy Research, a liberal think tank. In the 13-page PDF they released, fighting climate change may be as easy as taking on a more “European” style of work schedule. “For all practical purposes,… Continue reading How to slow global warming: “work less” says liberal think tank study
In 2014, you could have the opportunity to rev up the engines of a Mercedes-Benz car that will have a 386-kilometre range and zero emissions, making it an invisible car to the environment. Using the idea they decided to market their vehicle by adding LED light’s onto the car and putting a camera inside the… Continue reading Mercedes-Benz invisible to the environment LED car
On the surface, it may sound like a miscalculation by Apple to pull its products from the EPEAT green electronics certification program. With many large companies such as Ford, hundreds of schools, and the US government pushing EPEAT-certified electronics to be purchased in their various departments, it can be argued that Apple is cutting itself… Continue reading Why Apple did the right thing to dump green certification
Going green is getting easier, and the products and ideas reach every corner of life. You can get a greener car, a greener kitchen, and now, and a greener office space. Whether working from home, or organizing your own cubicle, these five great bamboo office products will help you work with a greatly reduced carbon footprint. … Continue reading 5 awesome bamboo products for your office
Few developments, notions, or facts relating to green technology surprise us anymore. Alternative energy continues to expand while oil consumption slowly drops (perhaps too slowly for most). The alternative energy industry seems to be heading in the right direction (other than some notable failures recently). It’s for this reason that the huge acceptance of solar… Continue reading Germany captures 43% of the world’s solar power
Stunning. Intuitive. Brilliant. Worthless? The first three words in the series can clearly be used to describe the CNN #COP17 Ecosphere Project, a real-time visualization of the climate change discuss that led up to the UN Climate Change Conference 2011 being held now in Durban, South Africa. The fourth word in the series is up… Continue reading CNN’s #COP17 Ecosphere Project displays an amazing visualization, but to what end?